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" The consequences of these institutions have been, that the inhabitants, having acquired from their infancy the habit of discussing, of deliberating, and of judging of public affairs, it was in these assemblies of towns or districts that the sentiments... "
The Works of John Adams, Second President of the United States: With a Life ... - Page 495
by John Adams, Charles Francis Adams - 1851
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Annual Report of the Board of Education, Volume 26

Massachusetts. Board of Education - Education - 1863
...deliberating, and of judging, of public affairs, it was in these assemblies of towns or [municipal] districts that the sentiments of the people were formed...resolutions were taken from the beginning to the end of the disputes and the war with Great Britain." Here, then, and not in the school districts, do we find...
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History of Norfolk County, Massachusetts: With Biographical ..., Volume 1

Duane Hamilton Hurd - Norfolk County (Mass.) - 1884 - 1001 pages
...conveniently to attend on its religious services." 2 In his letter to the Abb6 De Mably, John Adams says, " The consequences of these institutions have been,...of the people were formed in the first place, and there resolutions were taken from the beginning to the end of the disputes and the war with Great Britain."...
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On Revolution

Hannah Arendt - Political Science - 1990 - 350 pages
...politic', and possessed 'the right to assemble ... in their town halls, there to deliberate upon the public affairs'; it was 'in these assemblies of towns...sentiments of the people were formed in the first place'. 4 And against Tocqueville's remark stands his own insistence on 'the taste' or 'the passion for public...
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Politics for People: Finding a Responsible Public Voice

Forrest David Mathews - Political Science - 1999 - 275 pages
...politic,' and possessed 'the right to assemble ... in their town halls, there to deliberate upon the public affairs'; it was 'in these assemblies of towns...sentiments of the people were formed in the first place.'" 2 Arendt believed that most Americans, with the exception of Thomas Jefferson and a few others, did...
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