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Rights of Man: Being an Answer to Mr. Burke's Attack on the French Revolution .. - Page 157
by Thomas Paine - 1791 - 171 pages
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The Political Writings of Thomas Paine: To which is Prefixed a ..., Volume 2

Thomas Paine - Political science - 1835
...are bad, and that a general revolution in the principle and construction of governments is necessary. What is government more than the management of the...of any particular man or family, but of the whole comnaunity, at whose expense it is supported; and though by force or contrivance it has been usurped...
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The constitution of society, as designed by God [signed Veritas].

Daniel Bishop - 1835
...consented, without revoking the same by the like universal agreement. (Eccl. Pol.) 94. What, says Paine, is government more than the management of the affairs of a nation ? Sovereignty, as a matter of right appertains to the nation only, and not to any individual. And a...
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The Works and Correspondance of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke

Edmund Burke - Political science - 1852
...bad, and that a general revolution in the principle and construction of government is necessary. " What is government more than the management of the...particular man or family, but of the whole community, at whose expense it is supported ; and though by force or contrivance it has been usurped into an inheritance,...
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Rights of Man: Being an Answer to Mr. Burke's Attack on the French Revolution

Thomas Paine - France - 1856 - 160 pages
...are bad, and that a general revolution in the principle and construction of governments is necessary. What is government more than the management of the...particular man or family, but of the whole community, at whose expense it is supported ; and though by force and contrivance it has been usurped into an inheritance,...
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The Works of Edmund Burke: With a Memoir, Volume 2

Edmund Burke - English literature - 1860
...and construction of governments is necessary. " What is government more than the management of 'he properly treated) I dispair neither of the puhlic fortune o he, the property of any particular man or family, hut of the whole community, at whose expense it is...
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Works, Volume 4

Edmund Burke - 1866
...bad, and that a general revolution in the principle and construction of governments is necessary. " What is government more than the management of the...particular man or family, but of the whole community, at whose expense it is supported ; and though by force or contrivance it has been usurped into an inheritance,...
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The political writings of Thomas Paine: To which is prefixed a ..., Volume 2

Thomas Paine - Political science - 1870
...are bad, and that a general revolution in the principle and construction of governments is necessary. What is government more than the management of the affairs \ of a nation 1 It is not, and from its nature v-annot be, the pro- 1 perty of any particular man or family, but...
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The Works of the Right Honorable Edmund Burke ...: Political miscellanies

Edmund Burke - Philosophy - 1887
...bad, and that a general revolution in the principle and construction of government is necessary. " What is government more than the management of the...particular man or family, but of the whole community, at whose expense it is supported; and though by force or contrivance it has been usurped into an inheritance,...
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A history of England in the eighteenth century

William Edward H. Lecky - 1887
...sentiment is probably expressed with much greater fidelity by Paine. ' What is government,' he asked, ' more than the management of the affairs of a nation...particular man or family, but of the whole community at whose expense it is supported ; and though by force or contrivance it has been usurped into an inheritance,...
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A History of England in the Eighteenth Century, Volume 5

William Edward Hartpole Lecky - Great Britain - 1887
...sentiment is probably expressed with much greater fidelity by Paine. ' What is government,' he asked, ' more than the management of the affairs of a nation ? It is not, and from ita nature cannot be, the property of any particular man or family, but of the whole community at whose...
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