An Essay Upon Government, Or, The Natural Notions of Government

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J. Baker and T. Warner, 1716 - Political science - 127 pages
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Page 2 - it was undoubtedly true in the Nature of Things, That Government had its Original from the People, And the Prince was only their
Page 2 - tis pretty well known, what Notions of Government went current in
Page 3 - of Judgment. And now upon another Turn of Things, when People have a Liberty
Page 11 - That the State of Man's Innocence was a State of Perfection, wherein, as Reafon was
Page 15 - This I lay down as the Original of Government, and tho' there is no Part of this Notion, that I do not think I have a
Page 81 - we are as certain, as we can be of any Thing, that
Page 6 - That the End for which God made the World, was to do Good, or in other Words, that every Thing might be Happy according to its Nature, and by
Page 11 - would be nothing like (what we call) Government now in this State of Corruption we are in ; that is,
Page 85 - em up, but on the contrary, is under an Obligation to defend 'em, it being the Duty of every Member of the Society, to do what is
Page 2 - Monarchy took its Place, again, and a new Scene of Things appear'd upon the Stage, another

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