Full Annals of the Revolution in France, 1830 ...: Enthronement of the Duke of Orleans, Under the Title of Louis Philippe I., King of the French ... Memoirs of the Duke of Orleans, &c

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T. Tegg, 1830 - France - 128 pages
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Page 217 - THE representatives of the people of France, formed into a National Assembly, considering that ignorance, neglect, or contempt of human rights, are the sole causes of public misfortunes and corruptions of Government...
Page 181 - ... the regulations and ordinances necessary for the execution of the laws and the safety of the State.
Page 219 - For these reasons, the NATIONAL ASSEMBLY doth recognize and declare, in the presence of the Supreme Being, and with the hope of his blessing and favour, the following sacred rights of men and of citizens: I. Men are born, and always continue, free, and equal in respect of their rights. Civil distinctions, therefore, can be founded only on public utility.
Page 219 - A common contribution being necessary for the support of the public force, and for defraying the other expenses of government, it ought to be divided equally among the members of the community, according to their abilities.
Page 219 - I. Men are born and always continue free, and equal in respect of their rights. Civil distinctions, therefore, can be founded only on public utility. "II. The end of all political associations is the preservation of the natural and imprescriptible rights of man; and these rights are liberty, property, security, and resistance of oppression.
Page 219 - No man should be accused, arrested, or held in confinement, except in cases determined by the law, and according to the forms which it has prescribed.
Page 217 - Assembly, considering that ignorance, neglect, or contempt of human rights, are the sole causes of public misfortunes and corruptions of Government, have resolved to set forth in a solemn declaration, these natural, imprescriptible, and...
Page 183 - The re-establishment of the national guard, with the intervention of the national guards in the choice of their officers ; "The intervention of the citizens in the formation of the...
Page 17 - ... stage. Its destiny, • in a word, is to recommence the Revolution, the principles of which it loudly proclaims. Placed and replaced at various intervals under the yoke of the censorship, it has always resumed its liberty only to recommence its interrupted work. In order to continue it with the more success, it has found an active auxiliary in the departmental press, which, engaging in combat local jealousies and hatreds, striking terror into the minds of timid men, harassing authority by endless...
Page 141 - The chambers are about to assemble; they will consider the best means of securing the reign of the laws, and the maintenance of the rights of the nation. The charter will henceforth be a reality.

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