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" I think a general government necessary for us, and there is no form of government but what may be a blessing to the people, if well administered ; and I believe, further, that this is likely to be well administered for a course of years, and can only... "
The works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: consisting of essays, humourous, moral ... - Seite 280
von Benjamin Franklin, Henry Stueber - 1834 - 290 Seiten
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The Broken Covenant: American Civil Religion in Time of Trial

Robert Neelly Bellah - 1992 - 198 Seiten
...and believe further that this is likely to be well administered for a course of years, and can only end in Despotism, as other forms have done before it, when the people shall have become so corrupted as to need despotic Government, being incapable of any other." 14 Can we not...
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The Broken Covenant: American Civil Religion in Time of Trial

Robert Neelly Bellah - 1992 - 198 Seiten
...years, and can only end in Despotism, as other forms have done before it, when the people shall have become so corrupted as to need despotic Government, being incapable of any other."14 Can we not see in those words the sentiments of an old republican, aware of the compromises...
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Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations

Suzy Platt - 1992 - 520 Seiten
...and believe further, that this is likely to be well administered for a course of years, and can only end in despotism, as other forms have done before...despotic government, being incapable of any other. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN, debates in the Constitutional Convention, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, September...
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Richard M. Weaver, 1910-1963: A Life of the Mind

Fred Douglas Young - 1995 - 217 Seiten
...and believe further, that this is likely to be well administered for a course of years, and can only end in despotism, as other forms have done before...to need despotic government, being incapable of any other.24 Some of Weaver 's sharpest barbs were aimed at what has come to be referred to simply as "the...
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In Search of the Republic: Public Virtue and the Roots of American Government

Richard Vetterli, Gary C. Bryner - 1996 - 269 Seiten
...that although the new government would likely "be well administered for a course of years," it would "end in despotism, as other forms have done before it, when the people shall have become so corrupted as to need despotic government, being incapable of any other."69 "Only a virtuous...
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The Gallows in the Grove: Civil Society in American Law

George W. Liebmann - 1997 - 252 Seiten
...basis of liberty, which, in Franklin's words, "can only end in Despotism when the people shall have become so corrupted as to need despotic government, being incapable of any other."24 THE RATIFIERS The debates of the ratifying conventions, like those of the constitutional...
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Fugitive Poses: Native American Indian Scenes of Absence and Presence

Gerald Robert Vizenor - 2000 - 238 Seiten
...and I believe farther that this is likely to be well administered for a Course of Years, and can only end in Despotism as other Forms have done before it,...to need Despotic Government, being incapable of any other."56 Natives might have heard, twelve years earlier, the stories of his clever overtures of constitutional...
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Birth of the Chaordic Age

Dee Hock, VISA International - 1999 - 345 Seiten
...if well administered. . . . [It] can only end in despotism, as other forms have done before it, when people shall become so corrupted as to need despotic government, being incapable of any other. — BENJAMIN FRANKLIN We are living on the knife's edge of one of those rare and momentous turning...
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The World's Great Speeches

Lewis Copeland, Lawrence W. Lamm, Stephen J. McKenna - 1999 - 920 Seiten
...it, when the people shall hecome so corrupted as to need despotic government, heing incapable of my other. I doubt, too, whether any other convention we can obtain may he able to make a hetter Constitution; for, when you assemble a numher of men, to have the advantage...
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The Price of Liberty: Benjamin Franklin Wept

Tedd Adamovich - 2000 - 236 Seiten
...I believe, further, that this is likely to be well administered for a course of years, and can only end in despotism, as other forms have done before...despotic government, being incapable of any other. ". . .Only a virtuous people are capable of freedom. As nations become corrupt and vicious they have...
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