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" Power without right is the most odious and detestable object that can be offered to the human imagination. It is not only pernicious to those who are subject to it, but tends to its own destruction. It is what my noble friend (Lord Lyttleton) has truly... "
The Popular History of England: An Illustrated History of Society and ... - Page 277
by Charles Knight - 1874
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Anecdotes of the Life of the Right Hon. William Pitt, Earl of ..., Volume 2

John Almon, William Pitt (Earl of Chatham) - 1792
...•v—"—' Within the bounds prefcribed by the constitution, that '77°authority is neceflary to the well-being of the people : beyond that line every...illegal ; it threatens tyranny to the people, and deftruction to the ftate. Power without right is the moft odious and deteftable obje£t that can be...
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Anecdotes of the Life of the Right Honourable William Pitt, Earl ..., Volume 2

John Almon - 1793
...well-being of the peo« pfe :' «F THE EARL OF CHATHAM. 4 ple : beyond that line every exertion of 1 power is arbitrary, is illegal ; it threatens ' tyranny to the people, and deftruction to c the flate. Power without right is the rnoft 'odious and deteftable object that can.be...
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Anecdotes of the Life of the Right Hon. William Pitt, Earl of ..., Volume 2

John Almon - 1797
...and legal authority. Within the bounds prefcribed by the Conflitution, that authority is neceffary to the .well-being of the people : beyond that line every...is illegal; it threatens tyranny to the people, and deftru6lion to the flate. Power without right is the moft odious and deteftable objeft that can be...
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a compendious view of universal history

charles mayo, l.l.b. - 1804
...that authority is neces" sary to the well-being of the people: beyond that line every exertion 177O " of power is arbitrary, is illegal; it threatens tyranny to the people and ~~v~ " destruction to the state."—Such were the different lights in which the conduct of the two...
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The Columbian Orator: Containing a Variety of Original and Selected Pieces ...

Caleb Bingham - Speeches, addresses, etc - 1807 - 300 pages
...and legal authority. Within ti.: bounds prescribed by the constitution, that author: is necessary to the well-being of the people : beyond that line, every...destruction to the State. Power without right is the me-' odious and detestable object that can be offered to thf human imagination : it is not only pernicious...
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Select Speeches, Forensick and Parliamentary: With Prefatory Remarks, Volume 1

Nathaniel Chapman - Great Britain - 1808 - 2337 pages
...authority. Within the bounds prescribed by the constitution, that authority is necessary to the well being of the people : beyond that line every exertion of...are subject to it, but tends to its own destruction. It is what my noble friend * has truly described it : Res detestabilis et caduca. My lords, I acknowledge...
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Select Speeches, Forensick and Parliamentary: With Prefatory Remarks, Volume 1

Nathaniel Chapman - Great Britain - 1808
...authority. Within the bounds prescribed by the constitution, that authority is necessary to the well being of the people : beyond that line every exertion of...are subject to it, but tends to its own destruction. It is what my noble friend * has truly described it : Res detestabilis et caduca. My lords, I acknowledge...
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The Eloquence of the British Senate: Being a Selection of the Best ..., Volume 2

William Hazlitt - Great Britain - 1809
...authority. Within the bounds prescribed by the constitution, that authority is necessary to the well being of the people ; beyond that line every exertion of...are subject to it, but tends to its own destruction. It is what my noble friend (lord Lyttleton) has truly described it, res detestabilis et caduca. My...
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Anecdotes of the life of ... William Pitt, earl of Chatham [by J. Almon ...

John Almon - 1810
...and legal authority. Within the bounds prescribed by the Constitution, that authority is necessary to the well-being of the people: beyond that line every...are subject to it, but tends to its own destruction. It is what my noble friend (Lord Lyttleton} has truly described it, Res detestabilis et caduca. My...
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The history of England, from the accession of George iii to 1783, Volume 1

John Adolphus - 1810
...attributed to any other branch of the legiflature. Power without right is the moft odious and deteftable object that can be offered to the human imagination : it is not only pernicious to thofe who are fubject to it, but tends to its own deftruction. It is what Littleton has truly defcribed...
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