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" Governments, like clocks, go from the motion men give them ; and as governments are made and moved by men, so by them they are ruined too. Wherefore governments rather depend upon men, than men upon governments. Let men be good, and the government cannot... "
The History of Pennsylvania: In North America, from the Original Institution ... - Page 10
by Robert Proud - 1797
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The History of the Five Indian Nations of Canada,: Which are Dependent on ...

Cadwallader Colden - Canada - 1755 - 260 pages
...Governments rather depen </ upon Men, than Men upon Governments. Let Men le good, and the Government cant ba bad ; if it be ill, they will cure it. But if Men...will endeavour to warp and fpoil it to their Turn. I know fome fay, Let us have good Laws, and no matter for the Men that execute them : But let them...
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An Impartial History of the Present War in America: Containing an ..., Volume 1

James Murray - United States - 1780
...governments rather depend upon men, than men upon governments. Let men be good and the government can't be bad ; if it be ill, they will cure it. But if men be bad, let the government be commonly called Narraganfet bay, where the faid river falleth into the fea, and on the north by the...
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The Port Folio

Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1817
...go from the motion men give them, and as governments are made and moved by men, so by them they are ruined too: wherefore governments rather depend upon...it. But if men be bad, let the government be never so good, they will endeavour to warp and spoil it to their turn. I know some say, let us have good...
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The life of George Washington, Volume 1

John Marshall - 1805
...go from the motion men give them ; and as governments are made and moved by men, so by them they are ruined too. Wherefore governments rather depend upon...it. But if men be bad, let the government be never so good, they will endeavour to warp and spoil it to their turn. " I know some say, let us have good...
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Memoirs of the Private and Public Life of William Penn, Volume 2

Thomas Clarkson - Great Britain - 1813
...upon men rather than men upon Governments. Like clocks, they go from the motion which men give them. Let men be good, and the Government cannot be bad....cure it. But if men be bad, let the Government be ever so good they will endeavour to warp and and spoil it to their turn. Some were of opinion that...
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Memoirs of the Private and Public Life of William Penn

Thomas Clarkson - Quakers - 1813
...they go from the motion which men give them. Let men be good, and the Government cannot be bad. Jf it be ill, they will cure it. But if men be bad, let the Government be ever so good they will endeavour to warp and spoil it to their turn. Some were of opinion that if they...
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Memoirs of the Private and Public Life of William Penn, Volume 1

Thomas Clarkson - Great Britain - 1813
...rather depend upon men, than men upon governments. Let men be good, and the government cannot be had. If it be ill, they will cure it. But if men be badi let the government be never so good, they will endeavour to warp and spoil it to their turn. *...
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The New Annual Register, Or General Repository of History, Politics, and ...

English poetry - 1814
...Wherefore governments rather .depend upon men, than men upon governments. Let men he gcod, and th* government cannot be bad. If it be ill, they will...it. But if men be bad, let the government be never so good, they will endeavour, to wnrp and spoil it to their turn. " I know some say, I,et us bavé...
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The Christian Disciple, Volume 6

Liberalism (Religion) - 1818
...governments rather them; and as governments are depend on men, than men on . made and moved by men) so governments. Let men be good, and the government cannot...will cure it. But if men be bad, let the government he never so good, they will endeavour to warp and spoil it to their turn. I know some say let us have...
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The Christian Disciple and Theological Review, Volume 6

1818
...rather depend on men, than men on governments. Let men be good, and the government cannot be had ; if it be ill, they 'will cure it. But if men be bad,' let the government be never so good, they will endeavour to warp and spoil it to their turn. I know some say let us have good laws...
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