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" ... contrivance it has been usurped into an inheritance, the usurpation cannot alter the right of things. Sovereignty as a matter of right appertains to the nation only, and not to any individual; and a nation has at all times... "
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 World's Best Essays: From the Earliest Period to the Present Time, Volume 8

David Josiah Brewer, Edward Archibald Allen, William Schuyler - English essays - 1900
...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 or contrivance it has been usurped into an inheritance,...
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Writings and Speeches, Volume 4

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1901
...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 Writings and Speeches of Edmund Burke, Volume 4

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1901
...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 French Revolution: Chapters from the Author's History of England During ...

William Edward Hartpole Lecky - France - 1904 - 585 pages
...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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Life and Writings of Thomas Paine, Volume 4

Thomas Paine - 1908
...bad, and that a general revolution in the principle and construction of governments is necessary. 194 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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Crowned Masterpieces of Literature that Have Advanced Civilization ..., Volume 8

Edward Archibald Allen, William Schuyler - Essays - 1908
...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 or contrivance it has been usurped into an inheritance,...
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Readings in Political Philosophy

Francis William Coker - Political science - 1914 - 573 pages
...Minister. In this rotatory motion, responsibility is thrown off from the parts, and from the whole. What is government more than the management of the...particular man or family, but of the whole community, at whose expence it is supported; and though by force and contrivance it has been usurped into an inheritance,...
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The Great Tradition: A Book of Selections from English and American Prose ...

Edwin Almiron Greenlaw, James Holly Hanford - American literature - 1919 - 679 pages
...are bad, and that a general revolution in the principle and construction of Governments is necessary. ging and unsealing her long-abused sight at the fountain...radiance ; while the whole noise of timorous and whose expense it is supported ; and though by force and contrivance it has been usurped into an inheritance,...
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On Security

Ronnie D. Lipschutz - Political Science - 1995 - 233 pages
...social contract conception as simply liberal/American ideology. If one agrees with Thomas Paine that "What is government more than the management of the affairs of a nation? It is not," and further that sovereignty rests with the nation, which has always the right "to abolish any form of...
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The Human Rights Reader: Major Political Writings, Essays, Speeches, and ...

Micheline Ishay - Political Science - 1997 - 518 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 expence it is supported; and though by force and contrivance it has been usurped into an inheritance,...
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