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" Every age and generation must be as free to act for itself in all cases as the ages and generations which preceded it. The vanity and presumption of governing beyond the grave is the most ridiculous and insolent of all tyrannies. Man has no property in... "
Rights of Man: Being an Answer to Mr. Burke's Attack on the French Revolution .. - Page 9
by Thomas Paine - 1791 - 171 pages
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Reflections on the Revolution in France: And on the Proceedings in Certain ...

Edmund Burke - France - 1790 - 356 pages
...generations which preceded it. The vanity and prefumption of governing beyond the grave, is the moft ridiculous and infolent of all tyrannies. Man has...had no more right to difpofe of the people of the prefeht day, or to bind or to controul them in any Jhape whatever, than the parliament or the people...
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The Monthly review. New and improved ser

1791
...themfelvei null and void. Every age and generation muft be asfree to aft for itfelf, in all cafei, as the ages and generations which preceded it. The...generations which are to follow. The parliament or the peopleof 1688, or of any other period, had no more right to difpofe of the people of the prefent day,...
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The Scots Magazine, Volume 53

James Boswell - English literature - 1791
...no property in nun; neither has ar.y generation a property in the generations which are to folloif. The parliament or the people of 1688, or of any other...had no more right to difpofe of the people of the prcfcnt day, or to bind or to controul them in anjrjbope -a/wot' t than the parliament or the people...
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Observations on the Appeal from the New to the Old Whigs, and on Mr. Paine's ...

Brooke Boothby - 1792 - 283 pages
...be abfurd to fay that we are as free to aft in all cafes as men were before thefe laws were made. 2. The parliament or the people of 1688, or of any other...difpofe of the people of the prefent 'day, or to bind or control them in any SHAPE WHATEVER, than the .parliament or the people of the prefent day ha$t to difpofe...
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The Rights of Man: For the Benefit of All Mankind

Thomas Paine - Great Britain - 1795 - 151 pages
...that preceded it. The Vanity and prefumption of governing beyond the grave, is the moft frcpojltroM and infolent of all tyrannies. Man has no property...neither has any generation a property in the generations that are to follow. Alegiflature,or the peopleof any antecedent period, had no more right to difpofe...
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The rights of man, for the use and benefit of all mankind

Thomas Paine - 1795
...prefumption of governing beyond the grave, is the moft prejiofterous and infolent of all tyrannies. Man t has no property in Man neither has any generation a property in the generations that are to follow. Alegiflature, or the peopleof any antecedent period, had no more right to difpofe...
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The political works of Thomas Paine

Thomas Paine - Philosophy - 1826
...presumption of governing beyond the grave, is the most ridiculous and insolent of all tyrannies. JIan has no property in man ; neither has any generation...1688, or of any other period, had no more right to dispose of the people of the present day, or to bind or to control them in any shape whatever, than...
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The Political Text Book: Comprising a View of the Origin and Objects of ...

William Carpenter - Political science - 1833 - 248 pages
...it . The vanity and presumption of governing beyond the grave, is the most ridiculous and insolent of all tyrannies. Man has no property in man ; neither...a 'property in the generations which are to follow Every generation is, and must be, competent to all the purposes which its occasions require. It is...
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The Political Writings of Thomas Paine: To which is Prefixed a ..., Volume 2

Thomas Paine - Political science - 1835
...preceded it. The vanity and presumption of governing beyond the grave, is the most ndiculous and insolent of all tyrannies. Man has no property in man; neither...follow. The parliament or the people of 1688, or of nny other period, had no more right to dispose of the people of the present day, or to bind or to control...
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The Bible of nature, and substance of virtue, condensed from the scriptures ...

John Stewart - Religion - 1842
...preceded it. The vanity and presumption of governing beyond the grave, is the most ridiculous and insolent of all tyrannies. Man has no property in man ; neither...a property in the generations which are to follow. War is the common harvest of all those who participate in the division and expenditure of public money,...
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