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Page 29 - Though the earth and all inferior creatures be common to all men, yet every man has a property in his own person ; this nobody has any right to but himself. The labour of his body, and the work of his hands, we may say, are properly his.
Page 35 - The state of Nature has a law of Nature to govern it, which obliges every one, and reason, which is that law, teaches all mankind who will but consult it, that being all equal and independent, no one ought to harm another in his life, health, liberty or possessions...
Page 39 - Political power, then, I take to be a right of making laws with penalties of death and, consequently, all less penalties for the regulating and preserving of property, and of employing the force of the community in the execution of such laws, and in the defence of the commonwealth from foreign injury, and all this only for the public good.
Page 30 - Thus the grass my horse has bit; the turfs my servant has cut; and the ore I have digged in any place, where I have a right to them in common with others, become my property, without the assignation or consent of any body. The labour that was mine, removing them out of that common state they were in, hath fixed my property in them.
Page 266 - As for myself, my course is clear. A British subject I was born; a British subject I will die. With my utmost effort, with my latest breath, will I oppose the veiled treason which attempts by sordid means and mercenary proffers to lure our people from their allegiance.
Page 204 - Act, except as below provided, shall be printed from type set within the limits of the United States...
Page 31 - ... it is necessary the body should move that way whither the greater force carries it, which is the consent of the majority...
Page 318 - Workmen, on the contrary, when they are liberally paid' by the piece, are very apt to over-work themselves, and to ruin their health and constitution in a few years.
Page 29 - The labour of his body, and the work of his hands, we may say, are properly his. Whatsoever, then, he removes out of the state that nature hath provided and left it in, he hath mixed his labour with, and joined to it something that is his own, and thereby makes it his property.