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" is a social compact by which the whole people covenants with each citizen, and each citizen with the whole people, that all shall be governed by certain laws for the common good. "
The Works of John Adams, Second President of the United States: With a Life ... - Page 219
by Charles Francis Adams - 1865
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Speeches, Lectures, and Letters: Second series

Wendell Phillips - Abolitionists - 1891 - 476 pages
...the Constitution says .that the government could have no right except what that man gave it, — " The body politic is formed by a voluntary association...citizen, and each citizen with the whole people." Now, will any man undertake to show me how any government founded upon that as its cornerstone can...
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Life of John Boyle O'Reilly ... Together with His Complete Poems and Speeches

John Boyle O'Reilly - Authors, American - 1891 - 790 pages
...governments, with one shameful exception, are, in the words of the first Constitution of Massachusetts : "A social compact by which the whole people covenants...be governed by certain laws for the common good." Take Maryland and Massachusetts as examples of Southern and Northern democracy. They started about...
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Speeches, Lectures, and Letters: Second series

Wendell Phillips - 1891 - 476 pages
...where you get the power to take life. " The body politic," says the Preamble to the Constitution, " is formed by a voluntary association of individuals;...citizen, and each citizen with the whole people." That is the republican theory of government ; it is the theory of this country, as you know, ever since...
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The Story of the Constitution of the United States

Francis Newton Thorpe - Constitutional history - 1891 - 208 pages
...author's Guvernmunt vf the People of the United States, p. 294. their safety, prosperity, and happiness. The body politic is formed by a voluntary association...social compact by which the whole people covenants wit'i each citizen and each citizen with the whole people that all shall be governed by certain laws...
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The Railway Problem ...

Alpheus Beede Stickney - Interstate commerce - 1891 - 249 pages
...a " social compact by which the whole people covenant with each citizen, and each citizen covenants with the whole people, that all shall be governed by certain laws for the common good." In such a compact, necessarily each member parts with some rights or privileges which as an individual,...
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Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States: With a ..., Volume 1

Joseph Story - Colonies - 1891
...Massachusetts asserts that "the body politic is formed by a voluntary association of individuals; that it is a social compact, by which the whole people covenants with each citi/cn, and each citizen with the whole people, that all shall be governed by certain laws for the...
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Lawyers' Reports Annotated, Book 14

Law reports, digests, etc - 1892
...statute, so applying to a class of workmen, violates the fundamental principle of the Constitution that all shall "be governed by certain laws for the common good" to the end "that every man may at all limes flnd his security in them." Preamble to Constitution. It...
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Cases on Constitutional Law: With Notes, Part 1

James Bradley Thayer - Constitutional law - 1894 - 2434 pages
...the government, and to take measures necessary for their safety, prosperity, and happiness. The bodv politic is formed by a voluntary association of individuals...each citizen with the whole people, that all shall he governed by certain laws for the common good. It is the dutv of the people, therefore, in framing...
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Origins of Legislative Sovereignty and the Legislative State

A. London Fell
...politic" is a "social compact" between "the people" or "citizens" as individuals and as a whole, so that "all shall be governed by certain laws for the common good." To this end, the most crucial goal of a constitution is "to provide for an equitable mode of making...
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American Colonial Prose: John Smith to Thomas Jefferson

Mary Ann Radzinowicz - Literary Criticism - 1984 - 285 pages
...preamble of the constitution he devised for his new Commonwealth of Massachusetts: The body politic is. . .a social compact, by which the whole people...be governed by certain laws for the common good.' No concept of human innocence or human equality would have found expression in it, however, for Adams,...
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