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" The end of the institution, maintenance, and administration of government, is to secure the existence of the body politic, to protect it, and to furnish the individuals who compose it with the power of enjoying in safety and tranquillity their natural... "
Acts and Resolves Passed by the General Court - Page 3
by Massachusetts - 1892
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The Constitutions of the Several Independent States of America: The ...

Constitutions - 1782 - 164 pages
...enjoying, in fafety and tranquillity, their natural right, and the bleflings of life : And whenever thefe great objects are not obtained, the people have a right to alter the government, and to take meafures neceflary for their fafety, profperity and happinefs. The body-politic is formed, by a voluntary...
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An Historical, Geographical, Commercial, and Philosophical View of ..., Volume 2

William Winterbotham - America - 1796
...tranquillity, their natiml rights and the blcfiTmgs of life; and whenever thefe great objeos are not attained, the people have a right to alter the government, and to take rr.eafures neceflary for their fafety, profperity and happinefs. The body politic is formed by a voluntary...
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Official Papers, Printed for the Common Council of the City of Boston ...

Boston (Mass.). Common Council - Boston (Mass.) - 1822 - 138 pages
...and administration of government, is to secure the existence of the body politic, to protect it, arid to furnish the individuals, who compose it, with the power of enjoying, in safety and tranquility, their natural rights, and the blessings of life ; and whenever these great objects are...
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The American's Guide: Comprising the Declaration of Independence; the ...

Constitutions - 1828 - 478 pages
...institution, maintenance, and administration of government, is to secure the existence of the hody politic, to protect it, and to furnish the individuals who compose it with the jpower of enjoying, in safety and tranquillity, their natural rights and the hlessings of life: and...
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The American Jurist and Law Magazine, Volume 2; Volume 20

Law - 1843
...existence depends. In the words of the preamble to the constitution of Massachusetts, government can only "furnish the individuals who compose it with the power...tranquillity, their natural rights and the blessings of life." If the maxim, therefore, had taken " the greatest means of happiness " instead of " the greatest happiness,"...
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Proceedings and Debates of the Virginia State Convention of ..., Pages 94-830

Virginia. Constitutional Convention, Virginia - Constitutional conventions - 1890 - 919 pages
...institution, maintenance and administration of Government to be — to secure the existence of the body politic, to protect it, and to furnish the individuals...in safety and tranquillity, their natural rights." It asserts, that u The body is formed by a voluntary association of individuals. It is a social compact."...
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Proceedings and Debates of the Virginia State Convention of ..., Pages 94-830

Virginia. Constitutional Convention, Virginia - Constitutional conventions - 1830 - 919 pages
...secure tin? existence ul' tlie body politic, to protect it, and to furnish the individuals who conipo.se it, with the power of enjoying in safety and tranquillity, their natural rights." It asserts, that " The body is t'orined by a voluntary association of individuals. It is a social compact."...
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Journal of the Convention for Framing a Constitution of Government for the ...

Massachusetts. Constitutional Convention - Constitutional conventions - 1832 - 264 pages
...the institution, maintenance and administration of government, is to secure the existence of the body politic; to protect it, and to furnish the individuals...government, and to take measures necessary for their safety, happiness and prosperity. The body politic is formed by a voluntary association of individuals: It...
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Christian Examiner, Volume 8; Volume 13

Theology - 1833
...negative; for in its preamble the end of government is said to be " to secure the existence of the body politic ; to protect it ; and to furnish the individuals...tranquillity, their natural rights and the blessings of life." This end government effects, 1. . directly, by providing for the appointment and compensation of public...
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Oration Delivered Before the Democratic Citizens of the County of Worcester ...

Robert Rantoul - Electronic book - 1837 - 72 pages
...institution, maintenance, and administration of government, is to secure the existence of the body politic, to protect it, and to furnish the individuals...tranquillity, their natural rights and the blessings of life. It is not for the profit, honor, or private interest of any one man, family, or class of men. The source...
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