The French Constitution: With Remarks on Some of Its Principal Articles : in which Their Importance in a Political, Moral and Religious Point of View is Illustrated : and the Necessity of a Reformation in Church and State in Great Britain, Enforced
G.G.J. and J. Robinson, 1792 - 454 pages
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Page 104 - Is not the whole land before thee? separate thyself, I pray thee, from me : if thou wilt take the left hand, then I will go to the right ; or if thou depart to the right hand, then I will go to the left.
Page 389 - Calvinists, you see, stick fast where they were left by that great man of God, who yet saw not all things.
Page 114 - This natural liberty consists properly in a power of acting as one thinks fit, without any restraint or control, unless by the law of nature; being a right inherent in us by birth, and one of the gifts of God to man at his creation, when he endued him with the faculty of free will.
Page 232 - ... diffusing influence ; or regarding it as a support- of regal in opposition to popular forms of government ; have served only to debase the institution, and to introduce into it numerous corruptions and abuses.
Page 108 - If civil society be made for the advantage of man, all the advantages for which it is made become his right.
Page 185 - I spoke to a boroughjobber, and offered five-and-twenty hundred pounds for a secure seat in Parliament ; but he laughed at my offer, and said, That there was no such thing as a borough to be had now ; for that the rich East and West Indians had secured them all, at the rate...
Page 116 - Locke has well observed) where there is no law, there is no freedom. But then, on the other hand, that constitution or frame of government — that system of laws, is alone calculated to maintain civil liberty, which leaves the subject entire master of his own conduct, except in those points wherein the public good requires some direction or restraint.
Page 454 - How long shall they utter and speak hard things ? and all the workers of iniquity boast themselves ? 5 They break in pieces thy people, O LORD, and afflict thine heritage.