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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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Paine: Political Writings

Thomas Paine - History - 2000 - 347 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 or contrivance it has been usurped into an inheritance,...
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Citizen Paine: Thomas Paine's Thoughts on Man, Government, Society, and Religion

John P. Kaminski - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 258 pages
...creatures of imagination; and a thousand such may be contrived, as well as three. Rights of Man, I, 1791 What is government more than the management of the affairs of a Nation? Rights of Man, I, 1791 Government is no farther necessary than to supply the few cases to which society...
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American Social and Political Thought: A Reader

Andreas Hess - Political Science - 2003 - 480 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 or contrivance it has been usurped into an inheritance,...
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The Communist Manifesto and Other Revolutionary Writings: Marx, Marat, Paine ...

Robert Blaisdell, Bob Blaisdell - History - 2003 - 284 pages
...general Revolution in the principle and construction of Goveruments is necessary. \\1iat is Govemment more than the management of the affairs of a Nation?...not, and from its nature cannot be. the property of am particular man or family, but of the whole community, at whose cxpence it is supported; and though...
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Tom Paine: A Political Life

John Keane - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 644 pages
...representative government requires recognition of the right of each nation to determine its own destiny. "What is government more than the management of the affairs of a nation?" he asked. "It is not," he answered. "Sovereignty as a matter of right, appertains to the nation only...
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The Vagabond

George Walker - Fiction - 2004 - 389 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 or contrivance it has been usurped into an inheritance,...
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The Squashed Philosophers

Glyn Lloyd-Hughes - Philosophy - 2005 - 436 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 Human Rights Reader: Major Political Essays, Speeches, and Documents ...

Micheline Ishay - Political Science - 2007 - 559 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 Rights of Man

Thomas Paine - France - 1951 - 292 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 Writings and Speeches of Edmund Burke, Volume 4

Edmund Burke - History - 2008 - 508 pages
...bad, and that a general revolution in the principle and construction of governments is necessaryŤ " What is government more than the management of the...affairs of a nation ? It is not, and from its nature eannot be, the property of any particular man or family, but of the whole community, at whose expense...
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