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" ... plausible. His theory of government always tended towards that ultimately established in 1688 by the most pragmatic and untheoretical of all revolutions. The achievement of 1688 is summarized in two couplets: 'For forms of government let fools contest;... "
Jure Divino: a Satyr: In Twelve Books - Page 36
by Daniel Defoe, Author of The True-born-Englishman - 1706 - 277 pages
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Defoes Gesellschaftskonzeption

Klaus Degering - Literary Criticism - 1977 - 512 pages
...fix'd in patriarchal majesty, From hence convey'd by right to property, where he bestows the soil, and gives the land, The right of that's the right...pretence of government, Till they that have the property consent.27 An keiner Stelle lt er je einen Zweifel daran, da alle Macht von Besitz und zwar von...
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The Century of Revolution, 1603-1714

Christopher Hill - History - 1982 - 296 pages
...disintegrating the class of small proprietors. Defoe in 1706 could state as an obvious truism that: There can be no pretence of government Till they that have the property consent. . . . For laws are reason's outworks to enclose, To fortify the man against his foes; Built...
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