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" ... there can be but one supreme power which is the legislative, to which all the rest are and must be subordinate, yet, the legislative being only a fiduciary power to act for certain ends, there remains still in the people a supreme power to remove... "
The Political Writings of John Dickinson, Esquire: Late President of the ... - Page 105
by John Dickinson - 1801
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Memoirs of the Reign of George III to the Session of Parliament ..., Volume 4

William Belsham - Great Britain - 1795
...immovable foundation of common sense. " Though in a constituted commonwealth (says that immortal writer) standing upon its own basis, and acting according...must be subordinate ; yet, the legislative being only a FIDUCIARY POWER, to act for certain ends, there remains still in the people a supreme power to remove...
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Memoirs of the reign of George III. to the session of Parliament ..., Volume 2

William Belsham - Great Britain - 1796
..." Though, in a conftituted commonwealth," fays that immortal writer, " ftanding upon its own bafis, and acting according to its own nature, that is, acting for the prefervation of the community, there can be but one fupreme power, which is the legiflative, to which...
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History of Great Britain, from the Revolution, 1688, to the ..., Volume 8

William Belsham - 1805
...immovable foundation of common sense. " Though in a constituted commonwealth (says that immortal writer) standing upon its own basis, and acting according...must be subordinate ; yet, the legislative being only a FIDUCIARY POWER, to act for certain ends, there remains still in the people a supreme power to remove...
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Two Treatises on Government

John Locke - Liberty - 1821 - 401 pages
...the Subordination of the Powers of the Commonwealth . . 149. Though in a constituted commonwealth, standing upon its own basis, and acting according...must be subordinate, yet the legislative being only a N, fiduciary power to act for certain endsj there remains still in the people a supreme power to...
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The Works of John Locke, Volume 5

John Locke - 1823
...the Subordination of the Powers of the Commonwealth. 149- THOUGH in a constituted commonwealth, standing upon its own basis, and acting according...must be subordinate ; yet the legislative being only a fiduciary power to act for certain ends, there remains still " in the people a supreme power to remove...
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The United States Magazine and Democratic Review, Volume 11

United States - 1842
...in a constituted commonwealth, standing upon its own basis, and acting according to its conviction, that is, acting for the preservation of the community,...must be subordinate ; yet the legislative being only a fiduciary power to act for certain ends, there remains still in the people a supreme power to renew...
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Freedom and Independence for the Golden Lands of Australia: The Right of the ...

John Dunmore Lang - Australia - 1857 - 400 pages
...constituted commonwealth," observes the philosopher, JohnLocke,in hisEssayon Government, " standing upon if s own basis, and acting according to its own nature,...community, there can be but one supreme power, which is the legislature, to which all the rest are and must be subordinate ; yet the legislature being only a fiduciary...
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The Life of John Locke, Volume 2

Henry Richard Fox Bourne - Philosophers - 1876
...points of his charter. " In a commonwealth acting for the preservation of the community," he said, " there can be but one supreme power, which is the legislative,...to which all the rest are and must be subordinate." It is quite in the power of the legislature, and often expedient for it, to delegate the executive...
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Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science

Cities and towns - 1890 - 27 pages
...second Treatise on Civil Government, ch. xiii. 149, 151. "Though in a constituted commonwealth, standing upon its own basis, and acting according...must be subordinate ; yet the legislative being only a fiduciary power to act for certain ends, there remains still in the people a supreme power to remove...
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The Principles of State Interference: Four Essays on the Political ...

David George Ritchie - Individualism - 1891 - 172 pages
...satisfactory theory of Sovereignty than is to be found elsewhere : — "Though in a constituted commonwealth, standing upon its own basis, and acting according...must be subordinate, yet the legislative being only a fiduciary power to act for certain ends, there remains still in the people a supreme power to remove...
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