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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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The Elements of Morality: Including Polity, Volume 2

William Whewell - Ethics - 1872
...others within its compass. And accordingly, this is expressed in the Constitution of Massachusetts : " The body politic is formed by a voluntary association...It 'is a Social Compact by which the whole people cove- _ nants with each citizen, and each citizen with the whole people, that all shall be governed...
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Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States: With a ..., Volume 1

Joseph Story - Constitutional history - 1873
...association of individuals; that it is a social compact, by which the whole people covenants with'each citizen, and each citizen with the whole people, that...shall be governed by certain laws for the common good " ; and that in the same preamble the people acknowledge with grateful hearts, that Providence had...
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The General Statutes of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts: Enacted December ...

Massachusetts, Joel Parker, Andrew Augustus Richmond - Constitutions - 1873 - 1126 pages
...measures necessarj tor then UUc> how safety, prosperity and happiness. . The hody politic is formed hy a voluntary association of individuals: it is a social...compact, by which the whole people covenants with cncln1 oitken,and each cWnvvith the whole people, that all shall be governed bv certain laws for the...
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Taxation of Women in Massachusetts

William Ingersoll Bowditch - Taxation - 1875 - 71 pages
...Constitution of 1 780 was framed for the people of Massachusetts. The preamble describes the body politic as " a social compact, by which the whole people covenants...be governed by certain laws for the common good." And it closes with this paragraph: — " We, therefore, the people of Massachusetts, ... do agree upon,...
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Socialistic, Communistic, Mutualistic, and Financial Fragments

William Batchelder Greene - Social problems - 1875 - 271 pages
...without force, fraud, or surprise," made, not with any government or state, but "with each other." citizen, and each citizen with the whole people, that...shall be governed by certain laws for the common good ; " each citizen, male or female, feeling that the guaranties contained in the Bill of Rights are guaranties...
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Political and Constitutional Law of the United States of Americamicroform

William O. Bateman - Constitutional law - 1876 - 386 pages
...people themselves, that the body politic is formed by a voluntary association of individuals; that it is a social compact, by which the whole people...all shall be governed by certain laws for the common good.4 1 Puff. L. of N., b. 7, c. 2, J 13. 'Rutherf. Inst. b. 1, c. 1, J 11 ; b. 2, c. 2, J 1 ; Grotius,...
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The General Statutes of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and Additional ...

Charles Upham Bell - 1876
...citizen and each citizen with the whole people. For what purpose is it ? That the people may make sure that all shall be governed by certain laws for the common good. When these objects are not obtained, what can be done ? The people may alter the government. PART FIRST....
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The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography, Volume 44

Pennsylvania - 1920
...contractual theory of the state. "The body politic", so the constitution of Massachusetts declares, "is formed by a voluntary association of individuals:...be governed by certain laws, for the common good". This is the fundamental in John Adams's political creed.* Rousseau and Adam« were contemporaries for...
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Laws of Illinois Relating to Railroads and Warehouses, with Appendix ...

Illinois - Grain trade - 1877 - 157 pages
...might retain. "A body politic,'' as aptly defined in the preamble of the constitution of Massachusetts, '•is a social compact by which the whole people...be governed by certain laws for the common good.'' This does not confer power upon the whole people to control rights which are purely and exclusively...
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House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents: 13th Congress, 2d ...

United States. Congress. House - United States - 1877
...POLITIC ' 18. " ' A body politic,' as aptly defined in the preamble of the constitution of Massachusetts, is a social compact, by which the whole people covenants...each citizen with the whole people, that all shall he governed by certain laws for the common good. This does nor confer power upon the whole people to...
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