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" If any man ask how nations come to have the power of doing these things, I answer that liberty being only an exemption from the dominion of another the question ought not to be how a nation can come to be free but how a man comes to have dominion over... "
Discourses on Government - Page 257
by Algernon Sidney - 1805
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The Right of the People to Establish Forms of Government: Mr. Hallett's ...

Benjamin Franklin Hallett - Constitutional history - 1848 - 71 pages
...lawful assembly of any people in the world, if they had not that power iu. themselves." Sec. 33 — " If any man ask, how nations come to have the power...another, the question ought not to be, how a nation came to be free, but how man comes to haca dominion over it ; for till the right of dominion be proved...
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The Aftermath of Slavery: A Study of the Condition and Environment of the ...

William Albert Sinclair - African Americans - 1905 - 358 pages
...not retreat a single inch, and I will be heard. I solicit no man's praise, I fear no man's censure. The liberty of a people is the gift of God and Nature. Neither God nor the world will judge us by our profession, but by our practices." In the great transformation...
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Oracles of Empire: Poetry, Politics, and Commerce in British America, 1690-1750

David S. Shields - Literary Criticism - 2010 - 310 pages
...Conquer'd Country, which this is not." The assembly resolves that instructions are not laws, and that "the liberty of a people is the gift of God and Nature." Burnet responds by proroguing the government. Afterwards he soliloquizes, "Hard is my fate, if I comply...
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Classics of American Political and Constitutional Thought: Origins through ...

Scott J. Hammond, Kevin R. Hardwick, Howard Leslie Lubert - History - 2007 - 1193 pages
...tyrannus omnium pessimus, leading the people to all manner of ill, and in consequence to destruction. B Would American rights & interests have been safe...constituted? It has been said that if a Nati. Govt. 1 answer, that liberty being only an exemption from the dominion of another, the question ought not...
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