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" III. The nation is essentially the source of all sovereignty; nor can any individual, or any body of men, be entitled to any authority which is not expressly derived from it. "
Rights of Man: Being an Answer to Mr. Burke's Attack on the French Revolution .. - Page 158
by Thomas Paine - 1791 - 171 pages
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Essays: Philosophical, Historical & Literary, Volume 4

William Belsham - 1791
...fecurity, and refift-.ince tu oppre/Tion. III. The Nation is efTentially the fource of all fovereignty ; nor can any individual, or any body of men, be entitled to any authority which is not exprefsly dc» rived from it. IV. Political liberty confifts in the power of doing whatever does not injure another....
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Reflections on the Revolution in France: And on the Proceedings in Certain ...

Edmund Burke - France - 1790 - 356 pages
...fecurity, and rejijiance of opprejjton. * III. The Nation is ejfentially the four re of all So* vereignty ; nor can any INDIVIDUAL, or ANY ' BODY OF MEN, be entitled to any authority which ' is not cxprcfsly derived from it.' In thefe principles, there is nothing to throw a Nation into confufion...
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The New Annual Register, Or General Repository of History, Politics, and ...

Andrew Kippis, William Godwin - English poetry - 1790
...fecurity, and rcfiftance, of opprefűon. III. The nation is efTenti.illy the fource of all fovereigntv ; nor can any individual, or any body of men, be entitled to auy authority which it not exprefsly derived from it. IV. 1'olitical liberty confifts in the power...
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A letter to ... Edmund Burke ... in reply to his Appeal from the new to the ...

George Rous, Edmund Burke - 1791
...oppreffion. 1 ** III. The nation Is effentially the fource f of all fovereignty ; nor can any indivi** dual, or any body of men, be entitled to " any authority which is not exprcfsly def rived from it. " IV. " ** IV. Political liberty confifts in the power of doing whatever,...
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The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 31

History - 1792
...fecurity, and i cfifUnce of oppreffion. III. The nation is effectually the fource of all fovereigiuy ; nor can any individual, or any body of men, be entitled to any authority which is not expreisly derived from it. IV. Political liberty confifb in the power of doing whatever doe$ not injure...
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A view of the causes and consequences of the present war with France ...

Baron Thomas Erskine Erskine - France - 1794 - 138 pages
...oppreffion. " III. The nation » effcntially the fource *' of all fovereignty ; nor can any indivi" dual, or any body of men, be entitled to " any authority which is not exprefsly de*' rived from it. " IV. Political liberty confifts in the " power of doing whatever does not injure...
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The rights of man, for the use and benefit of all mankind

Thomas Paine - 1795
...SECURITY an,d RESISTANCE OF OPPRESSION. 3d. The nation is, ejfentially, the fource of all fovereignty — nor can any individual, or any body of men, be entitled...abilities, and to exercife them for the public good, and not for the aggrandizement of particular defcriptions of men or families. Monarchical fovereignty—...
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The Rights of Man: For the Benefit of All Mankind

Thomas Paine - Great Britain - 1795 - 151 pages
...fovereignty—^-nor can any individual, or any body of men, be entitled co any authority which is not ex-* prefsly derived from it. In thefe principles there is nothing...confufion by inflaming ambition. They are calculated to eall forth wifdom and abilities, and to exercife them for the public good, and not for the aggrandizement...
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A View of Universal History, from the Creation to the Present Time ..., Volume 1

John Adams - World history - 1795
...fecurity, and refiftancc of oppreffion. 3. The nntion is eflontially the fource of all fovereignty; nor can any individual, or any body of men, be entitled...authority, which is not exprefsly derived from it.— They aboiifhrd the monaftic orders, though fome of the houfes remain, for the accommodation of the...
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The Trial of Thomas Hardy for High Treason, at the Sessions House ..., Volume 2

Thomas Hardy, Joseph Gurney - Treason - 1795 - 444 pages
...and rejiflance of cpprcjjion. " III. The Nation is ej/entially the fource of all Sovereignty, **• nor can any INDIVIDUAL, or ANY BODY OF MEN, be entitled...authority which is not exprefsly derived from It." (Page 171, Svo. and Page 78, lima, editions.) <* As it is not difficult to perceive, from the enlightened...
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