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" That no man, or set of men, are entitled to exclusive or separate emoluments or privileges from the community, but in consideration of public services; which not being descendible, neither ought the offices of Magistrate, Legislator, or Judge, to be hereditary. "
The Office and Duty of a Justice of the Peace, and a Guide to Sheriffs ... - Page 335
by Henry Potter - 1816 - 418 pages
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A Treatise on the Constitutional Limitations which Rest Upon the Legislative ...

Thomas McIntyre Cooley - Constitutional law - 1874 - 827 pages
...form a social compact, are equal, and no man, or set of men, is entitled to exclusive, separate public emoluments or privileges from the community, but in consideration of public services ; that absolute, arbitrary power over the lives, liberty, and property of freemen exists nowhere in...
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The Southern Law Review, Volume 1

Law - 1875
...recognizes this danger, and taking as his text the saying of George Mason, that " no man or set of men is entitled to exclusive or separate emoluments or privileges...community, but in consideration of public services," observes : These are words of wisdom, and there are no persons to whom they may be more useful than...
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Views and Interviews on Journalism

Charles Frederick Wingate - American newspapers - 1875 - 372 pages
...illustrious sentence written by George Mason, of Virginia, that is apt here : " No man or set of men is entitled to exclusive or separate emoluments or privileges...community, but in consideration of public services." These are words of wisdom, and there are no persons to whom they may be more useful than those described...
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Centennial Offering: Republication of the Principles and Acts of the ...

Hezekiah Niles - United States - 1876 - 522 pages
...reform, alter, or abolish it, in such manner as shall be judged most conducive to the public weal. 4. That no man, or set of men, are entitled to exclusive...community, but in consideration of public services ; which not being descendible, neither ought the offices of magistrate, legislator, or judge, to be...
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Manual of Members, Officers, and Standing Committees and Rules of the Senate ...

Virginia. General Assembly - Virginia - 1876
...reform, alter or abolish it, in such manner as shall be judged most conducive to the public weal. 6. That no man, or set of men, are entitled to exclusive...community but in consideration of public services; which, not being descendible, neither ought the offices of magistrate, legislator or judge to be hereditary....
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Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Supreme Court of the ..., Volume 1; Volume 68

United States. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1866
...and perpetual monopoly as that pet up by the plaintiffs. Declaration of Rights, 8, says 'that no set of men are entitled to exclusive or separate emoluments...community but in consideration of public services;' 22, 'that no hereditary emoluments, privileges, or honors ought to be granted or conferred in this...
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Old Kent: the Eastern Shore of Maryland: Notes Illustrative of the Most ...

George Adolphus Hanson - Eastern Shore (Md. and Va.) - 1876 - 383 pages
...uttered those memorable words which will never be forgotten in America: "that no man or set of men is entitled to exclusive " or separate emoluments, or...community, " but in consideration of public services ; which not being " descendible, neither ought the ollices of magistrate, legisla" tor, or judge to...
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Acts and Joint Resolutions, Amending the Constitution, of the General ...

Virginia - Law - 1877
...reform, alter or abolish it, in such manner as shall be judged most conducive to the public weal. 6. That no man, or set of men, are entitled to exclusive...community but in consideration of public services; which, not being descendible, neither ought the offices of magistrate, legislator or judge to be hereditary....
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Old Churches, Ministers and Families of Virginia, Volume 2

William Meade - Virginia - 1878
...upon the question, as was evident when the whole of it was viewed together. The article declared " that no man or set of men are entitled to exclusive...community, but in consideration of public services ; which, not being descendible, neither ought the offices of magistrate, legislator, or judge, to be...
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The American Reports: Containing All Decisions of General ..., Volume 23

Isaac Grant Thompson - Law reports, digests, etc - 1878
...social compact, are equal, and that no man, or set of men, are entitled to exclusive, separate public emoluments or privileges from the community, but in consideration of public services." The appellee has not undertaken to render any public services, and is not bound to render any, and...
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