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" We must have continually present to our minds the difference between independence and liberty. Liberty is a right of doing whatever the laws permit, and if a citizen could do what they forbid he would be no longer possessed of liberty, because all his... "
The Philanthropist: Or Philosophical Essays on Politics, Government, Morals ... - Page 10
1795 - 343 pages
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The Politician's Dictionary: Or, a Summary of Political Knowledge ..., Volume 1

Europe - 1775
...ought not to will. We rnuft have continua ly prefent to our minds the difference between independence and liberty. Liberty is a. right of doing whatever the laws permit v and ff a citizen could do what they forbid, he would be no longer poflefled of liberty, becaufe all...
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The Spirit of Laws, Volume 1

Charles de Secondat baron de Montesquieu - Constitutional law - 1793 - 513 pages
...ought not to will. We muft have continually prefent to our minds the difference between independence and liberty. Liberty is a right of doing whatever...and if a citizen could do what they forbid, he would no longer be poflefled of liberty, becaufe all his fellow-citizens would have the fame power. " The...
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Progress of Education and Manners

John Buddo - Education - 1801 - 180 pages
...ought not to will. We ought always to have prefent to our minds the difference between independence and liberty. Liberty is a right of doing whatever the laws permit : and, were a citizen to do what they forbid, he would be no longer poflefled of liberty, becaufe all his...
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The spirit of laws. Transl. 1st Amer. ed, Volume 1

Charles de Secondat baron de Montesquieu - 1802
...ought not to will. We muft have continually prefent to our minds the difference between independence and liberty. Liberty is a right of doing whatever the laws permit ; and if a ciTieen could do what they forbid, he would no longer be pofleffed of liberty, becaufe all his fellow...
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A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High ..., Volume 27

Trials - 1820
...enabled to use violence. Some have annexed it tc one form df government, and others to anotlter. But liberty is a right of doing whatever the laws permit; and if a citizen should do what they forbid, he would DO longer be possessed of liberty, because all his fellow subjects...
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The Political Text Book: Comprising a View of the Origin and Objects of ...

William Carpenter - Great Britain - 1833 - 248 pages
...ought not to will. We must have continually present to OUT minds the difference between independence and liberty. Liberty is a right of doing whatever...citizen could do what they forbid, he would be no longer possessed of liberty, because all his fellow-citizens would have the same power. — Montesquieu. [See...
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A Treatise on the Constitutional Limitations which Rest Upon the Legislative ...

Thomas McIntyre Cooley - Constitutional law - 1871 - 781 pages
...ought not to will. We must have continually present to our minds the difference between independence and liberty. Liberty is a right of doing whatever...and if a citizen could do what they forbid, he would no longer be possessed of liberty, because all his fellow-citizens would enjoy the same power." Spirit...
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A Treatise on the Constitutional Limitations which Rest Upon the Legislative ...

Thomas McIntyre Cooley - Constitutional law - 1874 - 827 pages
...ought not to will. We must have continually present to our minds the difference between independence and liberty. Liberty is a right of doing whatever...and if a citizen could do what they forbid, he would no longer be possessed of liberty, because all his fellow-citizens would enjoy the same poweĽ." Spirit...
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A Treatise on the Constitutional Limitations which Rest Upon the Legislative ...

Thomas McIntyre Cooley - Constitutional law - 1874 - 827 pages
...ought not to will. We must have continually present to our minds the difference between independence and liberty. Liberty is a right of doing whatever the laws permit, and if a citizen conld do what they forbid, he would no longer be possessed of liberty, because all his fellow-citizens...
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A Dictionary of Quotations in Prose: From American and Foreign Authors ...

Anna Lydia Ward - Citations anglaises - 1889 - 701 pages
...lightness of the taxes. 3151 Montesquieu : Spirit of Laws. Bk. xili. Ch. 12. (Nugent, Translator.) Liberty is a right of doing whatever the laws permit;...citizen could do what they forbid, he would be no longer possessed of liberty, because all his fellow-citizens would have the same power. 3152 Montesquieu :...
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