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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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A Treatise on the Law of Railways, Volume 2

David Rorer - Railroad law - 1884 - 1618 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 covenants...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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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of ..., Volume 25

West Virginia. Supreme Court of Appeals, Henry Mason Mathews, Robert White, Cornelius C. Watts, Alfred Caldwell, Thomas S. Riley, Edgar P. Rucker - Law reports, digests, etc - 1885
...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 covenants...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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Our Government: How it Grew, what it Does, and how it Does it

Jesse Macy - United States - 1886 - 238 pages
...the doctrine that all government of right belongs to the people ; some of them state that government is a social compact "by which the whole people covenants...citizen, and each citizen with the whole people." In these documents may be found a statement of all the rights ever > M 162 CONSTITUTIONS, f +' claimed...
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The New England Magazine, Volume 7

New England - 1893
...membership." A portion of the preamble to the constitution of Massachusetts was quoted as follows : "The body politic is formed by a voluntary association...governed by certain laws for the common good." It is incumbent upon the state, then, to provide instruction for its future citizens in all matters respecting...
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Romanism Versus the Public School System

Daniel Dorchester - 1888 - 351 pages
...Common Welfare." which the Commonwealth of Massachusetts was organized. The " Bill of Rights " says : The body politic is formed by a voluntary association...shall be governed by certain laws for the common good. When the individual citizens of Massachusetts "associated" themselves for the purpose of forming "...
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The New York Supplement

Law reports, digests, etc - 1904
...corporation from the obligation of making just compensation when any of these rights were invaded. It was a "compact by which the whole people covenants with...be governed by certain laws for the common good." Preamble to the Constitution of Massachusetts. That covenant was that these certain laws should be...
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A manual for the use of the General Court

Massachusetts. General Court, Stephen Nye Gifford, George Augustus Marden, Edward A. McLaughlin, E. Herbert Clapp, George T. Sleeper, Henry D. Coolidge, James W. Kimball, William Stevens Robinson, William Stowe, Charles Henry Taylor - Massachusetts - 1888
...to alter the government, and to take measures necessary for their safety, prosperity, and happiness. The body politic is formed by a voluntary association...which the whole people covenants with each citizen, ала each citizen with the whole people, that all shall be governed by certain laws for the common...
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A Library of American Literature...

Stedman, Edmund C. and Hutchinson Ellen M. - 1889
...with 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. WAITING FOR THE BUGLE. WE wait for...
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Thomas Jefferson's Views on Public Education

John Cleaves Henderson - African Americans - 1890 - 387 pages
...in more common phrase, a " Constitution." The Constitution of Massachusetts thus speaks of a State: "The body politic is formed by a voluntary association...be governed by certain laws for the common good." The Constitution of Maryland declares : " That all government of right originate from the people, is...
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The Theory of the Social Compact: And Its Influence Upon the American Revolution

John F. Fenton - Social contract - 1891 - 73 pages
...constitution for this commonwealth, drawnup by a committee under the leadership of John Adams, states that "the body politic is formed by a voluntary association...be governed by certain laws for the common good," and " the people inhabiting the territory called the Province, of Massachusetts Bay do hereby solemnly...
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