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" The law is the expression of the general will; all citizens have the right to concur personally or through their representatives in its formation; it must be the same for all, whether it protects or punishes. All citizens being equal in its eyes are equally... "
A Popular History of France from the First Revolution to the Present Time ... - Page 60
by Henri Martin - 1877
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A history of the political life of the rt. hon. W. Pitt, by John Gifford

John Richards Green - 1809
...revolutionary doctrines and laws. Equality was now declared to consist in. this, — " that " the 'law is to be the same for all, whether " it protect, or whether it punish." Now, this is no more, a definition of equality, than it is a definition of property. It is, in fact,...
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History of the French revolution, and of the wars resulting from that ...

John James M'Gregor - 1816
...qualifying and ambiguous terms. Thus equality was described to consist in this—" that the law is to be the same for all, whether it protect or whether it punish ;" and this is certainly the only equality which can exist in a well-ordered state. Some of the sentences...
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Encyclopaedia Britannica: Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and ..., Volume 9

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1823
...right to concur personally, or by their representatives, to the formation of the law : it ought to be the same for all, whether it protect, or whether it punish. Ail citizens being equal in the eye of the law, are equally admissible to dignities, places, and public...
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The works of Jeremy Bentham, now first collected: under the superintendence ...

Jeremy Bentham - 1839
...they neither know the value of precision, nor are able to attain it. Sentence 3. It [the law] ought to be the same for all, whether it protect or whether it punish — [te as well in respect of the protection it affords, as in respect of the punishment it inflicts.]...
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The works of Jeremy Bentham

Jeremy Bentham, Sir John Bowring - Economics - 1843
...the right of concurring in person, or by his representatives, in the formation of it : it ought to be the same for all, whether it protect, or whether it punish. All the citizen! being equal in its eyes, are equally admissible to all dignities, public places, and employments,...
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Orations and Speeches.

Charles Summer. - 1850
...the expression of the general will. It ought to be the same for all, whether it protects or punishes. All citizens being equal in its eyes, are equally admissible to all dignities, places, and public employments, according to their capacity, and without other distinction than their...
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The Works of Charles Sumner, Volume 2

Charles Sumner - Slavery - 1870
...The law is the expression of the general will It ought to be the same for all, whether it protect or punish. All citizens, being equal in its eyes, are equally admissible to all dignities, places, and public employments, according to their capacity, and without other distinction than their...
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Life and Public Services of Charles Sumner

Charles Edwards Lester - Abolitionists - 1874 - 596 pages
...expression of the general will. 'It ought to be the same for all, whether it protects or punishes. All citizens being equal in its eyes, are equally admissible to all dignities, places, and public employments according to their capacity, and without other distinction than their...
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The Works of Charles Sumner, Volume 2

Charles Sumner - Slavery - 1875
...The law is the expression of the general will It ought to be the same for all, whether it protect or punish. All citizens, being equal in its eyes, are equally admissible to all dignities, places, and public employments, according to their capacity, and without other distinction than their...
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THE WORKS OF CHARLES SUMNER

1875
...The law is the expression of the general will It ought to be the same for all, whether it protect or punish. All citizens, being equal in its eyes, are equally admissible to all dignities, places, and public employments, according to their capacity, and without other distinction than their...
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