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" I am contending for the rights of the living, and against their being willed away and controlled and contracted for by the manuscript assumed authority of the dead, and Mr. Burke is contending for the authority of the dead over the rights and freedom... "
Rights of Man: Being an Answer to Mr. Burke's Attack on the French Revolution .. - Page 10
by Thomas Paine - 1791 - 171 pages
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Reflections on the Revolution in France: And on the Proceedings in Certain ...

Edmund Burke - France - 1790 - 356 pages
...fays, No, Where then does the right exift? I am contending for the right of the livi.ng, and againft their being willed away, and controuled and contracted...their death-beds, and configned , the people, like beafts of the field, to ' whatever, fucceffbr they appointed. This is now fo exploded as fcarcely to...
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The Rights of Man: For the Benefit of All Mankind

Thomas Paine - Great Britain - 1795 - 151 pages
...away, and controuled, and contrafted for, by the manufcript authority of the dead. There was a lime when Kings difpofed of their crowns by will, upon their death-beds, and configned the people,, like beafts of the field, to whatever fucceffor they Appointed. This is now fo exploded, as fcarceljr to...
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The political works of Thomas Paine

Thomas Paine - 1826
...living., and against their being wiled alway, and controlled and contracted for, by the manuscript assumed authority of the dead ; and Mr. Burke is contending...freedom of the living. There was a time when kings disposed of their crowns by will upon their death-beds, and consigned the people like beasts of the...
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The Political Works of Thomas Paine: Secretary for Foreign Affairs to the ...

Thomas Paine - Political science - 1826 - 425 pages
...living- and against their heing wiled alway, and controlled and contracted for, by the manuscript assumed authority of the dead ; and Mr. Burke is contending...freedom of the living. There was a time when kings disposed of their crowns by will upon their death-beds, and consigned the people like beasts of the...
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The Political Writings of Thomas Paine: To which is Prefixed a ..., Volume 2

Thomas Paine - Political science - 1835
...living, and against their being willed away, and controlled and contracted for, by the manuscript-assumed authority of the dead ; and Mr. Burke is contending...freedom of the living. There was a time when kings disposed of their crowns by will upon their death-beds, and consigned the people, like beasts of the...
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The Political Writings of Thomas Paine: To which is Prefixed a ..., Volume 2

Thomas Paine - Political science - 1870
...their being willed away, and controltedTrnrrcontracled for, by the manuscript-assumed authority ot the dead ; and Mr. Burke is contending for the authority...freedom of the living. There was a time when kings disposed of their crowns by will upon their death-beds, and consigned the people, like beasts of the...
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Life and Writings of Thomas Paine, Volume 4

Thomas Paine - 1908
...living, and against their being willed away, and controlled and contracted for, by the manuscript assumed authority of the dead; and Mr. Burke is contending...freedom of the living. There was a time when kings disposed of their crowns by will upon their death-beds, and consigned the people, like beasts of the...
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Authority, Liberty and Function in the Light of the War: A Critique of ...

Ramiro de Maeztu - Authority - 1916 - 288 pages
...and against their being willed away, and controlled' and contracted for, by the manuscript assumed authority of the dead ; and Mr. Burke is contending...the dead over the rights and freedom of the living." The fact that Paine was a pamphleteer rather than a thinker does not make his argument the less right...
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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
...living, and against their being willed away and controlled and contracted for by the manuscript assumed best administered is best : For modes of faith let graceless zealots %ht; His can't be disposed of their crowns by will upon their death-beds, and consigned the people, like beasts of the...
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The Great Tradition: A Book of Selections from English and American Prose ...

Edwin Almiron Greenlaw, James Holly Hanford - English literature - 1919 - 679 pages
...against their being willed away and controlled and contracted for by the manuscript assumed au-, thority war : These are thy toys, and, as the snowy flake, They melt disposed of their crowns by will upon their death-beds, and consigned the people, like beasts of the...
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