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" is a social compact by which the whole people covenants with each citizen, and each citizen with the whole people, that all shall be governed by certain laws for the common good. "
The Works of John Adams, Second President of the United States: With a Life ... - Page 219
by John Adams, Charles Francis Adams - 1851
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New Englander and Yale Review, Volume 3

Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight - United States - 1845
...— The preamble to the constitution of Massachusetts declares, that the body politic is formed by "a social compact, by which the whole people covenants...with the whole people, that all shall be governed by the same laws for the common good." In the constitution of Kentucky, " the representatives of the people...
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The American's Guide: Comprising the Declaration of Independence; the ...

Constitutions - 1843 - 419 pages
...safety, prosperity, and happiness. The body politic is formed by a voluntary association of individua It is a social compact, by which the whole people covenants with ea citizen, and each citizen with the whole people, that all shall be govern oy certain laws for the...
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The elements of morality: including polity, Volume 2

William Whewell - Ethics - 1845
...others within its compass. And accordingly, this is expressed in the Constitution of Massachusetts: " The body politic is formed by a voluntary association...be governed by certain Laws for the common good." The Social Compact, that is, the Constitution, determines the Rights and Obligations, not merely of...
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Reports of criminal cases: tried in the Municipal court of the city of ...

Peter Oxenbridge Thacher, Massachusetts. Municipal Court (Boston) - Criminal law - 1845 - 733 pages
...laws and administration of justice ;" and it lays down, as the first principle of our government, " that all shall be governed by certain laws for the common good." How long would " life, liberty, property and character " be safe, and what would be their value, if...
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Commentaries on statute and constitutional law and statutory and ...

E. Fitch Smith - Constitutional law - 1848 - 976 pages
...alter the government, and to take measures necessary for their safety, prosperity, and happiness. " The body politic is formed by a voluntary association...with the whole people, that all shall be governed by certainjaws for the common good. It is the duty of the people, therefore, in framing a constitution...
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The Mercersburg review, Volume 3

Marshall College (Mercersburg, Pa.). Alumni Association - Reformed Church - 1851
...enjoying in safety and tranquillity their natural rights, and the blessings of life. * * The body politic is a social compact, by which the whole people covenants...shall be governed by certain laws for the common good. * * * Among the natural and inalienable rights of men may be reckoned the right of enjoying and defending...
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Debates and proceedings of the Maryland reform convention to revise the ...

Maryland. Constitutional Convention - Constitutional conventions - 1851
...chapter, name after name, book after book — amongst them the Constitution of his own State, saying, "it is a social compact, by which the whole people...each citizen, and each citizen with the whole people. "And had he never heard of that» The gentleman will find by reading the preceding pages of that chapter,...
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Reports of Criminal Law Cases: Decided at the City-hall of the ..., Volume 2

Jacob D. Wheeler - Criminal law - 1851
...laws and administration of justice ;" and it lays down as the first principle of our government, " that all shall be governed by certain laws for the common good." How long would "life, liberty, property, and character" bo safe, BOSTON, and wliat would be their value,...
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Commentaries on the laws of the ancient Hebrews [&c.].

Enoch Cobb Wines - 1853
...constitution of the general government. The constitution of Massachusetts is very explicit. It declares : " The body politic is formed by a voluntary association...be governed b'y certain laws for the common good." f The constitution of New York, framed in 1777, declares : " No authority shall, on any pretence whatever,...
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