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Page 220 - The Remedy is wholly in your own Hands; and therefore I have digressed a little, in order to refresh and continue that Spirit so seasonably raised amongst you; and to let you see, that by the Laws of GOD, of NATURE, of NATIONS, and of your own Country, you ARE and OUGHT to be as FREE a People as your Brethren in England.
Page 177 - When any one or more shall take upon them to make laws, whom the people have not appointed so to do, they make laws without authority, which the people are not therefore bound to obey...
Page 17 - Lycian, which is thought to have been the best, was no more. The magnitude of territory, the population, the wealth and commerce, and especially the rapid growth of the United States have shown such a government to be inadequate to their wants; and the new system, which seems admirably calculated to unite their interests and affections...
Page 18 - In all our deliberations on this fubject, we kept fteadily in our view, that which appears to us the greateft intereft of every true American, the confolidation of our Union, in which is involved our profperity, felicity, fafety, perhaps our national exiftence.
Page 177 - The power of the legislative being derived from the people by a positive voluntary grant and institution, can be no other than what that positive grant conveyed, which being only to make laws, and not to make legislators, the legislative can have no power to transfer their authority of making laws, and place it in other hands.
Page 13 - When at a lofs for fubje&s of grievance in Great Britain, they ever turn their eyes to this kingdom, in the kind hope that any feed of difcontent may be nourifhed,.
Page 27 - Establishment were made a fundamental article of that union, then the whole power of the empire would be pledged to the Church Establishment of Ireland, and the property of the whole empire would be pledged to support the property of every part.
Page 9 - I have always thought it for the intereft of the two iflands to be incorporated and form one and the fame kingdom, with the fame legiflature meeting fometimes in Ireland as well as in England.