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" The constitution of a country is not the act of its government, but of the people constituting a government. It is the body of elements to which you can refer and quote article by article... "
Rights of Man: Being an Answer to Mr. Burke's Attack on the French Revolution .. - Page 53
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
...and a government is only the creature of a conftitution, The conftitution of a country is not the act of its government, but of the people conftituting...which contains the principles on which the government mail be eftablifhed, the manner in which it mall be organized, the powers it fhall have, the mode of...
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The rights of man, for the use and benefit of all mankind

Thomas Paine - 1795
...a government is only the creature of a conftitution. The conftitution of a country is not the afts of its government, but of the people conftituting...be organized, the powers it fhall have, the mode of eleftions, the duration of legiflatures, the powers which the executive part of government fhall have,...
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The Rights of Man: For the Benefit of All Mankind

Thomas Paine - Great Britain - 1795 - 151 pages
...a government is only the creature of & conftitution. The conftitution of a country is not the afts of its government, but of the people conftituting...be organized, the powers it fhall have, the mode of eleftions, the duration of legiflatures, the powers which the executive part of government fhall have,...
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Proceedings at Large on the Trial of John Horne Tooke for High ..., Volume 2

John Horne Tooke, J. H. Blanchard - Trials (Treason) - 1795
...conftitution. The conftitution of a country is not the act of its government, but of the people confticuting a government. It is the body of elements, to which...government fhall be eftablifhed, the manner in which it will ho organized, the powers it fhall have, the mode of elections, the durations of parliaments, pr...
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Proceedings at Large on the Trial of John Horne Tooke for High ..., Volume 1

John Horne Tooke, J. H. Blanchard - Trials (Treason) - 1795
...but of the people conftituting a govemment. It is the body of elements, to which you can refer, shd quote article by article ; and which contains the...which the government fhall be eftablifhed, the manner on which it fhall be organized, the powers it l'hall have, the mode of elections, the durations of...
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The Political Writings of John Dickinson, Esquire: Late President ..., Volume 2

John Dickinson - United States - 1801 - 384 pages
...constitution. A constitution of a country is not the act of its government, but of the people constituting a government. It is the body of elements to which...which contains the principles on which the government shall be established, the manner in which it shall be organized, the powers it shall have, the mode...
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A Comparative Display of the Different Opinions of the Most ..., Volume 2

Political science - 1811
...book mould furnifh the ftrongeft evidence that we have one. Thefe are his words: " A conftitution is a body of elements " to which you can refer, and quote...the principles on " which the government fhall be eftablifhed—the "manner in which it fhall be organized—the " powers it fhall have—'the mode of...
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A collection of cases decided by the General Court of Virginia, chiefly ...

Virginia. General Court, William Brockenbrough, Hugh Holmes - Law - 1815 - 336 pages
...constitution. It is not the act of " the government, but of the people constituting a go" vernment. It is the body of elements to which you can " refer,...contains " the principles on which the government shall be esta*' Wished, the manner in which it shall be organized, the " powers it shaJl have, &c."...
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The Political Works of Thomas Paine: Secretary for Foreign Affairs to the ...

Thomas Paine - Political science - 1826 - 425 pages
...the act of its government, but of the people constituting a government. It is the body of ele1 ments, to which you can refer, and quote article by article...which contains the principles on which the government shall be established, the manner in which it shall be organized, the powers it shall have, the mode...
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The political works of Thomas Paine

Thomas Paine - Philosophy - 1826
...the act of its government, but of the people constituting a government. It is the body of elev ments, to which you can refer, and quote article by article...which contains the principles on which the government shall be established, the manner in which it shall be organized, the powers it shall have, the mode...
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