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" I think that the poorest he that is in England hath a life to live, as the greatest he; and therefore truly, sir, I think it's clear, that every man that is to live under a government ought first by his own consent to put himself under that government... "
The Works of Lord Morley - Page 208
by John Morley - 1921
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The Living Age, Volume 245

1905
...nature, equality of rights, and the homely pithy doctrine that "the poorest he that is in England hatb- a life to live as much as the greatest he; and a man Is not I'ound to a government that he has not had a voice to put himself under." Then came the expulsion of...
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The Living Age, Volume 245

1905
...Cromwell's army were strong for law of nature, equality of rights, and the homely pithy doctrine that "the poorest he that Is in England hath a life to...he has not had a voice to put himself under." Then came the expulsion of James the •Second, and the reasoned vindication of liberal principles from...
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Albany Review, Volume 3, Issues 16-18

1908
...fashion. Lord Morley quotes what he calls the " homely pithy doctrine " of Cromwell's Levellers, that " the poorest he that is in England hath a life to live...that he has not had a voice to put himself under." And parenthetically one may ask whether a change of gender invalidates this forceful maxim. In its...
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Joseph Chamberlain: An Honest Biography

Alexander Mackintosh - Great Britain - 1914 - 416 pages
...at the other end. 1 Lord Randolph Churchill, by Winston S. Churchill. XIII UNAUTHORIZED PROGRAMME ' The poorest he that is in England hath a life to live as much as the greatest he.' — A Koundhead of 1647. THE year 1885 marked the flood tide of Mr. Chamberlain's popularity in the...
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Constitutional History of England

George Burton Adams - Constitutional history - 1921 - 518 pages
...sometimes thought to be peculiarly American are the declaration in a parliamentary debate in 1647 that " a man is not bound to a government that he has not had a voice to put himself under," and the lines in Edmund Waller's Panegyric on Cromwell, which anticipate also American language : Whether...
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Oracles on Man and Government

John Morley - Philosophy - 1923 - 298 pages
...the homely pithy doctrine that ' the 1 See Dr. Law's Collected Essays and Keviews (1904), p. 110. K poorest he that is in England hath a life to live...he has not had a voice to put himself under.' Then came the expulsion of James the Second, and the reasoned vindication of liberal principles from the...
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The Young Oxford History of Britain & Ireland

Mike Corbishley - Great Britain - 1998 - 416 pages
...'Levellers', who were also strong in London. Levellers believed, as one of their leaders described it. The poorest he that is in England hath a life to live, as the greatest he;. . . every man that is to live under a government ought first bv his own consent to...
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Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - Reference - 1998 - 669 pages
...perverslon ... war stories, the pornography of war. RAINBOROWE Thomas d.1648 9361 (army debotes at Putney) To be consoled as to console; To be understood as to un the greatest he. RAINE Craig 19449362 Reality is prodigal, but fiction must be laconic. RAINE Kathleen...
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The English Levellers

Head of Department of Political Studies Andrew Sharp, Andrew Sharp, Raymond Geuss, Quentin Skinner - History - 1998 - 223 pages
...as military Levellers in October 1647, was told by Colonel Thomas Rainborough: really I think that the poorest he that is in England hath a life to live as the greatest he; and therefore truly, sir, I think it's clear that every man that is to live under...
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Civic Liberalism: Reflections on Our Democratic Ideals

Thomas A. Spragens - Philosophy - 1999 - 271 pages
...Rainborough in the Putney debates, the lesson was equally clearly set forth: "For really I think that the poorest he that is in England hath a life to live, as the greatest he; and therefore truly, sir, I think it's clear, that every man that is to live under...
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