Principles of Western Civilisation

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Grosset & Dunlap, 1902 - 538 páginas
 

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Página 512 - In Congress, July 4, 1776 The Unanimous Declaration of the Thirteen United States of America When in the Course of human events it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another, and to assume among the powers of the earth, the separate and equal station to which the Laws of Nature and of Nature's God entitle them, a decent respect to the opinions of mankind requires...
Página 511 - That religion, or the duty which we owe to our Creator, and the manner of discharging it, can be directed only by reason and conviction, not by force or violence ; and therefore all men are equally entitled to the free exercise of religion, according to the dictates of conscience ; and that it is the duty of all to practice Christian forbearance, love and charity towards each other.
Página 123 - Subordinate contracts for objects of mere occasional interest may be dissolved at pleasure; but the State ought not to be considered as nothing better than a partnership agreement in a trade of pepper and coffee, calico or tobacco, or some other such low concern, to be taken up for a little temporary interest, and to be dissolved by the fancy of the parties.
Página 509 - That government is, or ought to be, instituted for the common benefit, protection, and security, of the people, nation, or community...
Página 311 - Calvinism, it can easily be demonstrated that during the second half of the sixteenth century and the first half of the seventeenth century...
Página 509 - ... of all the various modes and forms of government, that is best which is capable of producing the greatest degree of happiness and safety, and is most effectually secured against the danger of maladministration ; and that, when...
Página 510 - That a well-regulated militia, composed of the body of the people, trained to arms, is the proper, natural, and safe defence of a free State ; that standing armies in time of peace should be avoided as dangerous to liberty ; and that in all cases the military should be under strict subordination to, and governed by, the civil power.
Página 513 - Le peuple Français, convaincu que l'oubli et le mépris des droits naturels de l'homme, sont les seules causes des malheurs du monde, a résolu d'exposer dans une déclaration solennelle, ces droits sacrés et inaliénables, afin que tous les citoyens pouvant comparer sans cesse les actes du gouvernement avec le but de toute institution sociale, ne se laissent jamais opprimer et avilir par la tyrannie, afin que le peuple ait toujours devant les yeux les bases de sa liberté et de son bonheur ; le...
Página 509 - That no man, or set of men, are entitled to exclusive or separate 400 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.
Página 510 - That excessive bail ought not to be required, nor excessive fines imposed; nor cruel and unusual punishments inflicted.

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