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absolute monarch absolute power Adam's heir amongst appeal arbitrary power begetting birth-right body brethren chil children of men command common commonwealth consent creatures distinct divine institution donation earth eldest Esau executive power father fatherly authority force gave give God's governors grant hands hath heir to Adam inheritance Jacob Jephthah judge king labour land law of nature legislative liberty lineal succession living lord magistrate man's mankind ment monarchical power mother natural right Noah obedience obligation parents paternal power patriarchs person plain political society positive laws possession posterity prerogative preservation primogeniture princes private dominion prove punish reason regal power right descending right of fatherhood royal authority rule ruler says our author scripture sir Robert slaves sons sons of Noah sovereignty standing laws subjects supposed supreme power tells ther thereby thing tion unto usurpation wherein words
Page 20 - And God made the beast of the earth after his kind, and cattle after their kind, and every thing that creepeth upon the earth after his kind: and God saw that it was good.
Page 22 - Thou madest him to have dominion over the works of thy hands ; thou hast put all things under his feet : All sheep and oxen, yea, and the beasts of the field ; The fowl of the air, and the fish of the sea, and whatsoever passeth through the paths of the seas.
Page 89 - Wherefore she said unto Abraham, Cast out this bondwoman and her son: for the son of this bondwoman shall not be heir with my son, even with Isaac.
Page 200 - There wants an established, settled, known law, received and allowed by common consent to be the standard of right and wrong and the common measure to decide all controversies between them; for though the law of nature be plain and intelligible to all rational creatures, yet men, being...
Page 128 - To understand political power right, and derive it from its original, we must consider, what state all men are naturally in, and that is, a state of perfect freedom to order their actions, and dispose of their possessions and persons, as they think fit, within the bounds of the law of nature, without asking leave, or depending upon the will of any other man.
Page 110 - These are the families of the sons of Noah, after their generations, in their nations : and by these were the nations divided in the earth after the flood.
Page 47 - If a man have a stubborn and rebellious son, which will not obey the voice of his father or the voice of his mother, and that when they have chastened him, will not hearken unto them...
Page 104 - And the LORD hath blessed my master greatly, and he is become great: and he hath given him flocks, and herds, and silver, and gold, and menservants, and maidservants, and camels, and asses.
Page 139 - a liberty for every one to do what he lists, to live as he pleases, and not to be tied by any laws"; but freedom of men under government is to have a standing rule to live by, common to every one of that society, and made by the legislative power erected in it...