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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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Education, Volume 8

Education - 1888
...government, and to take measures necessary for their safety, prosperity, and happiness. The body politic is a social compact by which the whole people covenants...be governed by certain laws for the common good." Since 1776 the American States have adopted one hundred and one constitutions, each of which has declared...
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Proceedings on the Twenty-fifth Day of October, 1880: Commemorative of the ...

New England Historic Genealogical Society - Constitutional law - 1880 - 67 pages
...not of the people, that " the body-politic is formed by a voluntary association of individuals, ... by which the whole people covenants with each citizen,...each citizen with the whole people, that all shall lie governed by certain laws for the common good, and that the idea of a man born a magistrate, lawgiver,...
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A Critical Review of American Politics

Charles Reemelin - United States - 1881 - 630 pages
...Justice Forster is more nearly expressed in the following words :— " The State is a body-politic formed by a voluntary association of individuals ;...the common good. ... It is the duty of the people, in framing a Constitution of government, to provide for an equitable mode of making laws, as well as...
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The Republic of Republics: Or, American Federal Liberty

Bernard Janin Sage - Constitutional history - 1881 - 606 pages
...arguments and assertions of her sous. In the preamble to her constitution she says: "The body-politic is formed by a voluntary association of individuals....shall be governed by certain laws for the common good ; " and that government is instituted and administered " to secure the existence of the body-politic,"...
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A Critical Review of American Politics

Charles Reemelin - United States - 1881 - 630 pages
...Justice Forster is more nearly expressed in the following words : — " The State is a body-politic formed by a voluntary association of individuals ;...each citizen with the whole people, that all shall he governed by certain laws for the common good. ... It is the duty of the people, in framing a Constitution...
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A Treatise on the Law of Railroads

Edward Lillie Pierce - Railroad law - 1881 - 575 pages
...retain. 'A body politic,' as aptly defined in the preamble of the Constitution of Massachusetts, Me a social compact by which the whole people covenants...whole people, that all shall be governed by certain lawg for the common good/ This does not confer power upon the whole people to control rights which...
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The Republic of Republics: Or, American Federal Liberty

Bernard Janin Sage - Constitutional history - 1881 - 606 pages
...misquotation. Story says [Ibid.] that she declares, in the preamble to her constitution, that "government is a social compact, by which the whole people covenants...with each citizen, and each citizen with the whole government." This is a misquotation. The true one is to be found on page 283, tupra. She says " the...
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Common Sense about Women

Thomas Wentworth Higginson - Women - 1881 - 403 pages
...it. For a republic like ours does not profess to deal with classes, but with individuals ; since " the whole people covenants with each citizen, and each citizen with the whole people, for the common good," as the constitution of Massachusetts says. Aud, fortunately, there is such power...
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Common Sense about Women

Thomas Wentworth Higginson - Women - 1881 - 403 pages
...voluntary association of Individúale ; It Is a social compact, by which тик WIIOI.F. I-BOPLB euroiianU with each citizen, and each citizen with the whole people, that all shall bo governed by certain laws for the common good." — CoiuUtutlon о/ ЖоимАмми*. " WB тик...
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The Methodist Review, Volume 35; Volume 43; Volume 65

Methodist Church - 1883
...a voluntary association of individuals ; it is a social compact, by which the whole people covenant with each citizen, and each citizen with the whole...governed by certain laws for the common good. It is a prime truth laid down in the commentaries on civil law, that government exists for the good of society....
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