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" It is a contradiction in terms, it is blasphemy in religion, it is wickedness in politics, to say that any man can have arbitrary power. In every patent of office the duty is included. For what else does a magistrate exist ? To suppose for power is an... "
Autobiography and Reminiscences - Page 319
by David Patterson Dyer - 1922 - 357 pages
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 34

Scotland - 1833
...politics, to say, that any man can have arbitrary power. In every patent of office the duty is included. We may bite our chains if we will: but we shall be...taught that man is born to be governed by Law, and he who substitutes Will in place of it is an enemy to God!" * * * * "The moment a Sovereign removes the...
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The Works of Edmund Burke, Volume 7

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1839
...is included. For what else does a magistrate exist ? To suppose for power is an absurdity in idea. Judges are guided and governed by the eternal laws of justice, to which we are all subject. •Yfe may bite our chains if we will, but we shall be made to know ourselves, and be taught, that...
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A Memoir of the Political Life of the Right Honourable Edmund ..., Volume 1

George Croly - Politicians - 1840
...politics, to say, that any man can have arbitrary power. In every patent of office the duty is included. We may bite our chains if we will ; but we shall be...taught that man is born to be governed by Law, and he who substitutes Will in place of it is an enemy to God !"****« The moincut a Sovereign removes the...
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A memoir of the political life of ... Edmund Burke

George Croly - 1840
...politics, to say, that any man can have arbitrary power. In every patent of office the duty is included. We may bite our chains if we will ; but we shall be...taught that man is born to be governed by Law, and he who substitutes Will in place of it is an enemy to God !"****" The moment a Sovereign removes the idea...
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The Standard Speaker: Containing Exercises in Prose and Poetry for ...

Epes Sargent - Readers - 1852 - 570 pages
...is included. For what else does a magistrate exist ? To suppose for power, is an absurdity in idea. Judges are guided and governed by the eternal laws...made to know ourselves, and be taught that man is bora to be governed by law ; and he that will substitute will in the place of it is an enemy to God....
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The Standard Speaker: Containing Exercises in Prose and Poetry for ...

Epes Sargent - Elocution - 1852 - 558 pages
...is ineluded. For what else does a magistrate exist ? To suppose for power, is an absurdity in idea. Judges are guided and governed by the eternal laws of justice, to which we are all subjeet. We may bite our chains, if we will ; but we shall be made to know ourselves, and be taught...
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Commentaries on the Laws of the Ancient Hebrews: With an Introductory Essay ...

Enoch Cobb Wines - Bible and law - 1853 - 652 pages
...absurdity in idea. Judges are guarded and governed by the eternal laws of justice, to which we all arc subject. "We may bite our chains, if we will ; but we shall be made t<£know ourselves, and be taught that man is born to be governed by law ; and he that will substitute...
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The Freewill Baptist Quarterly, Volume 2

Baptists - 1854
...to be for power is an absurdity in idea. Judges are guarded by the eternal laws to which we all are subject; we may bite our chains if we will; but we...made to know ourselves, and be taught that man is made to be governed by law ; and he thai will substitute will is an enemy to God." No matter whether...
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The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Volume 7

Edmund Burke - Great Britain - 1857 - 528 pages
...To suppose for power is an absurdity in idea. Judges are guided and governed by the eternal laws i of justice, to which we are all subject. We may bite our j chains if we will, but we shall be made to know ourselves, \ and be taught that man is born to be...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books, Volume 1

William Blackstone - Law - 1872
...duty is included. For what else does a magistrate exist? To suppose for power is an absurdity in idea. Judges are guided and governed by the eternal laws of .justice to which we are all subject." See Prior's life of Burke, ch. ix; Works, (Little (k Brown's Ed.) ix, 455. false conclusions if we...
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