The Works of Benjamin Franklin: Containing Several Political and Historical Tracts Not Included in Any Former Edition, and Many Letters, Official and Private Not Hitherto Published; with Notes and a Life of the Author, Band 3
Whittemore, Niles, and Hall, 1856
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Seite 428 - Those who would give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.
Seite 8 - Then the five men departed, and came to Laish, and saw the people that were therein, how they dwelt careless, after the manner of the Zidonians, quiet and secure; and there was no magistrate in the land, that might put them to shame in any thing; and they were far from the Zidonians, and had no business with any man.
Seite 47 - That they make all purchases from Indians for the crown, of lands not now within the bounds of particular colonies, or that shall not be within their bounds when some of them are reduced to more convenient dimensions.
Seite 37 - That humble application be made for an act of parliament of Great Britain, by virtue of which one general government may be formed in America, including all the said colonies, within and under which government each colony may retain its present constitution, except in the particulars wherein a change may be directed by the said act as hereafter follows...
Seite 122 - LAWS of this government, to the great end of all government, viz: to support power in reverence with the people, and to secure the people from the abuse of power; that they may be free by their just obedience, and the magistrates honourable for their just administration: for liberty without obedience is confusion, and obedience without liberty is slavery.
Seite viii - AN HISTORICAL Review of the Constitution and Government of Pennsylvania, from its Origin...
Seite 155 - FOR the well governing of this Province and Territories, there shall be an Assembly yearly chosen, by the Freemen thereof, to consist of Four Persons out of each County, of most Note for Virtue, Wisdom and Ability, (or of a greater number at any Time, as the Governor and Assembly shall agree) upon the First Day of October for ever; and shall sit on the Fourteenth Day of the...
Seite 48 - That they make new settlements on such purchases by granting lands in the king's name, reserving a quit-rent to the crown for the use of the general treasury.
Seite 107 - Historical Review of the Constitution and Government of Pennsylvania, from its Origin ; so far as regards the several Points of Controversy which have, from time to time, arisen between the several Governors of that Province and their several Assemblies, founded on authentic Documents.
Seite 90 - BECAUSE no People can be truly happy, though under the greatest Enjoyment of Civil Liberties, if abridged of the Freedom of their Consciences, as to their Religious Profession and Worship...