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" The fact therefore must be, that the individuals themselves, each in his own personal and sovereign right, entered into a compact with each other to produce a government: and this is the only mode in which governments have a right to arise, and the only... "
The Political Works of Thomas Paine - Page 37
by Thomas Paine - 1826 - 448 pages
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Reflections on the Revolution in France,: And on the Proceedings in Certain ...

Edmund Burke - France - 1790 - 356 pages
...the individuals themfelves, each in his own perfonal and fovereign right, entered into a compaft with each other to produce a government : and this is the only mode in which governments have a right to arife, and the only principle on which they have a right to exift. To poffefs ourfelves of a clear...
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Rights of Man: Being an Answer to Mr. Burke's Attack on the French ...

Thomas Paine - France - 1791 - 171 pages
...the individuals themfelves, each in his own perfonal and fovereign right, entered into a compact with each other to produce a government : and this is the only mode in which governments have a right to arife, and the only principle on which they have a right to exift. To poffefs ourfelves of a clear...
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The European Magazine, and London Review, Volume 20

1791
...each in his own pcrlbnal and llnrercig» light, entered into a compact with each other to produce 3 government ; and this is the only mode in which governments have a right to arifc, and the only principle on which they have a right to enilt. ' — If this is the truth and nothing...
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Observations on the Appeal from the New to the Old Whigs, and on Mr. Paine's ...

Brooke Boothby - United States - 1792 - 283 pages
...is conftantly excited by fbme pompous unproductive prelude. Page 56, he fays, " To pofiefs ourfelves of a clear " idea of what government is or ought to be, ** we muft trace it to its origin." Should not Qne fuppofe from this opening that he was going to give us...
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The Rights of Man: For the Benefit of All Mankind

Thomas Paine - Great Britain - 1795 - 151 pages
...individuals themfelves, each in their own perfonal and fovereign right, entered into a compact with each other^ to produce a government : — and this...the only mode in which governments have a right to arife, and the only principle on which they have a right to exift. To polfefs ourfelves of a clear...
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The rights of man, for the use and benefit of all mankind, Volume 1

Thomas Paine - 1795
...individuals themfilms, each in their own perfonal and fovereign right, entered into a compaB with each othert to produce a government : — and this is the only mode in which governments have a right to arife, and the only principle on which they have a right to exift. To poffefs ourfelves of a clear...
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The Political Writings of John Dickinson, Esquire: Late President ..., Volume 2

John Dickinson - Constitutional law - 1801
...Individuals, themselves, each in hii own personal and sovereign right, entered into a compact with each other, to produce a government ; and this is...only principle on which they have a right to exist." RIGHTS of Man, 1 791. f " The error of those who reason by precedent, drawn from antiquity, respecting...
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The Political Writings of John Dickinson, Esquire: Late President ..., Volume 2

John Dickinson - Constitutional law - 1801
...Individuals, themselves, each in his own personal and sovereign right, entered into a compact with each other, to produce a government; and this is the only mode in which governments have a right to crise, and the only principle on which they have a right to exist." RIGHTS of Man, 1791. The expression...
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A Comparative Display of the Different Opinions of the Most ..., Volume 2

Political science - 1811
...the individuals them/elves, each in his own perfonal and fovereign right, entered into a compaft with each other to produce a government: and this is the only mode in which governments have at right to arife, and the only principle on which they have a right to exift. The national affembly...
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The Political Works of Thomas Paine: Secretary for Foreign Affairs to the ...

Thomas Paine - Political science - 1826 - 425 pages
...individuals themselves, each in his own personal and sovereign right, entered into a compact ivith each other to produce a government : and this is the...ought to be, we must trace it to its origin. In doing this,«we shall easily discover that governments must have * arisen, either out of the people, or over...
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