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" ... care for men of the highest attainments, even more than the office of correcting evil-doers ; and, without imposing one uniform model on all the world, without denying that time, place, and emergencies may bring with them a necessity or an excuse... "
HISTORY OF THE COLONIZATION OF THE UNITED STATES - Page 366
by GEORGE BANCROFT - 1854
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The American Quarterly Review, Volume 5

Robert Walsh - 1829
...he contended for. " Every government," he says in another passage, " is free, whatever be the frame, where the laws rule, and the people are a party to the laws. And more than this is tyranny, oligarchy, or confusion." We find him in several passages of his works...
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The United States Magazine and Democratic Review, Volume 29

United States - 1851
...had announced in his promises to the colonists, but had never acted upon — " that any government is free to the people where the laws rule, and the people are a party to those laws." This constitution the Proprietary would never assent to, sanction, or recognize ; and...
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The United States Democratic Review, Volume 29

Thomas Prentice Kettell, D. W Holly, Conrad Swackhamer, Spencer Wallace Cone, Isaac Lawrence - United States - 1851
...had announced in his promises to the colonists, but had never acted upon — " that any government is free to the people where the laws rule, and the people are a party to those laws." This constitution the Proprietary would never assent to, sanction, or recognize; and yet...
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History of the United States, from the discovery of the amarican ..., Volume 2

George Bancroft
...emanation of divine power, capable of kindness, goodness, and charity ; having an opportunity of benevolent care for men of the highest attainments, even more...philanthropy resign absolute power, apparently so favourable to the exercise of vast benevolence ? Here, and here only, Penn's spirit was severely tried;...
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History of the United States from the Discovery of the American ..., Volume 2

George Bancroft - United States - 1860
...men of the highest attainments, even more than the office of correcting evil-doers ; and, \V-lhout imposing one uniform model on all the world, without...advancement in the court of Charles II. But he loved to dc good ; and could passionate philanthropy resign absolute power, apparently so favorable to the exercise...
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History of the United States from the Discovery of the American ..., Volume 2

George Bancroft - United States - 1860
...for men of the highest attainments, even more than the office of correcting evil-doers ; and, w.lhout imposing one uniform model on all the world, without...and the people are a party to the laws." That Penn was_j,uperior to avarice, was clear from his lavish _ , r- T — -Ltj-Aui.******.**- ****** I expenditures...
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History of the United States: from the discovery of the American ..., Volume 2

George Bancroft - United States - 1864
...an excuse for monarchical, or even aristocratical institutions, he believed "any government to»be free to the people, where the laws rule, and the people...high advancement in the court of Charles II. But he Ipved to do good ; and could passionate philanthropy resign absolute power, apparently so favorable...
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Speeches on Questions of Public Policy, Volume 2

John Bright - Great Britain - 1869
...— uses these words : — ' Any government is free to the people under it, whatever be the frame, where the laws rule, and the people are a party to the laws; and more than this is tyranny, oligarchy, or confusion.' Now, let us ask ourselves, can it be fairly...
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Harpers' Popular Cyclopaedia of United States History from the ..., Volume 2

Benson John Lossing - United States - 1881 - 1605 pages
...its institution and end ; that any government is free to the people under it, whatever be its frame, where the laws rule and the people are a party to the laws. He declared that governments depend upon men, not men upon governments; and he guaranteed liberty of...
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History of the United States of America, from the Discovery of the ..., Volume 1

George Bancroft - United States - 1882
...emanation of divine power, capable of kindness, goodness, and charity ; having an opportunity of benevolent care for men of the highest attainments, even more...laws rule, and the people are a party to the laws." Penn was superior to avarice, and he had risen above ambition ; but he loved to do good ; and could...
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