A PLEA FOR LIBERTY (Google eBook)

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Page 70 - That principle is, that the sole end for which mankind are warranted, individually or collectively, in interfering with the liberty of action of any of their number, is self -protection. That the only purpose for which power can be rightfully exercised over any member of a civilized community, against his will, is to prevent harm to others.
Page 118 - An Act for the Preservation of the Health and Morals of Apprentices and others employed in Cotton and other Mills and Cotton and other Factories...
Page 201 - If all men were able to satisfy conscience and ambition by doing their duty in that state of life into which it had pleased God to call them, civilization would advance with but tardy steps.
Page 101 - ... for it is expedient that the buyer, by taking proper precautions, may at all events be secure of his purchase ; otherwise all commerce between man and man must soon be at an end.
Page ii - Suppose we could expel sin by this means ; look how much we thus expel of sin, so much we expel of virtue ; for the matter of them both is the same : remove that, and ye remove them both alike.
Page ii - They are not skilful considerers of human things, who imagine to remove sin by removing the matter of sin...
Page 77 - Forasmuch as divers artificers, labourers, and servants, and grooms, keep greyhounds and other dogs, and on the holydays, when good Christian people be at church, hearing divine service, they go hunting in parks, warrens, and...
Page 102 - ... in a fair, open, and regular manner, should not be afterwards put to difficulties by reason of the previous knavery of the seller.
Page 362 - Act confirming such provisional order, or of such special Act, and within six months after the expiration of every subsequent period of seven years, or such shorter...
Page 362 - ... may within six months after the expiration of a period of twenty-one years from the...

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