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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 2
1795 - 343 pages
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A Dictionary of Quotations in Prose: From American and Foreign Authors ...

Anna Lydia Ward - Citations anglaises - 1889 - 701 pages
...taxes. 3151 Montesquieu : Spirit of Lawn. Bk. xiii. Ch. 12. (Nu9ent, Translator. ) Liberty is a ri^ht 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 fellow-citizens would have the same power. 3152 Montesquieu :...
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A Dictionary of Quotations in Prose: From American and Foreign Authors ...

Anna Lydia Ward - Citations anglaises - 1889 - 701 pages
...Bk. xiii. Ch. 12. (Nugent, Translator.) Liberty is a ri^ht of doing whatever the laws permit; arid if a 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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A Treatise on the Constitutional Limitations which Rest Upon the Legislative ...

Thomas McIntyre Cooley - Constitutional law - 1890 - 885 pages
...continually present to our minds the difference between independence and liberty. Liberty is a righfof doing whatever the laws permit, and if a citizen could do what they forbid, he would no longer he possessed of liberty, because all his fellow-citizens would enjoy the same power." Spirit...
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Documents Relating to the Colonial, Revolutionary and Post-Revolutionary ...

New Jersey - 1894
..."GeorgeTown : (On Potom.ik) Printed l>y Ureen, English, & Co. every Friday, at Three Dollars per annum. Liberty is a right of doing whatever the laws permit...and if a citizen could do what they forbid, he would no longer be possessed of liberty, because all his fellow-citizens would have the same power. — Afontcsyuieu."...
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Ideals of the Republic

James Schouler - Etats-Unis - 1908 - 304 pages
...external clog upon our rights we see and feel the weight constantly. " Liberty " says Montesquieu " is a right of doing whatever the laws permit; and if a citizen could do what they forbid, he would no longer be possessed of liberty, because all his fellow-citizens would have the same power." Civil...
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The South in the Building of the Nation: History of the intellectual life ...

Julian Alvin Carroll Chandler, Franklin Lafayette Riley, James Curtis Ballagh, John Bell Henneman, Edwin Mims, Samuel Chiles Mitchell, Walter Lynwood Fleming, Joseph Walker McSpadden - American literature - 1909
...still further in the motto line, starting out with the quotation from Montesquieu : ' ' Liberty is the right of doing whatever the laws permit ; and if a citizen could do what they forbid, he would no longer be possessed of liberty because all his fellow-citizens would have the same power." This...
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Readings in Political Philosophy

Francis William Coker - Political science - 1914 - 573 pages
...Book XI, chs. i-vi. We must have continually present to our 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 fellowcitizens would have the same power. 4. The same Subject...
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Notes Toward a History of the American Newspaper ...

William Nelson - American newspapers - 1918 - 644 pages
...English, & Co. George-Town, (Potomak) every Tuesday and Friday at 4 1 )ollars per annum," and this motto : "Liberty is a right of doing whatever the laws permit...and if a citizen could do what they forbid he would no longer be possessed of liberty, because all his fellow citizens would have the same power. — Montesquieu."...
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Notes Toward a History of the American Newspaper, V. 1, Volume 1

William Nelson - American newspapers - 1918
...(On Potomak) Printed by Green, English, & Co. every Friday, at Three Dollars per annum. Liberty is n right of doing whatever the laws permit ; and if a citizen could do what they forbid, he would no longer be possessed of liberty, because all his fellow-citizens would have , the same power. —...
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A Study of the Prose Works of John Donne

Evelyn Mary Spearing Simpson - Sermons, English - 1924 - 367 pages
...less than exists inmodern democratic states. Thus Montesquieu, quoting Cicero, says: "Liberty is the 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 fellow-citizens would be possessed of the same power." This may...
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