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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. "
An Impartial History of the Present War in America: Containing an Account of ... - Page 286
by James Murray - 1780
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The history of the five indian nations of Canada

Cadwallader Colden - 1747
...Cloeki, go from tbc Motion Men give them ; and as Governments are made and moved by Men, fo by them tba are ruined too. Wherefore Governments rather depend upon Men, than Men upon Governments. Let Ale* be good, and the Government can't be bad ; if it be j//, they will cure it. But if Men be bad,...
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The History of Pennsylvania: In North America, from the Original ..., Volume 1

Robert Proud - New Jersey - 1797
...the motion, which men give them; and as governments are made and moved by men, fq by them are they ruined too: wherefore governments rather depend upon...upon governments. Let men be good and the government cannot be bad; if it be ill they will cure it: but if men be bad, let the government be never fo good,...
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The Port Folio

Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1817
...proprietor, 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...upon governments. Let men be good, and the government cannot be bad: if it be ill, they will cure it. But if men be bad, let the government be never so good,...
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The life of George Washington, Volume 1

John Marshall - 1805
...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...upon governments. Let men be good, and the government cannot be bad; if it be ill, they will cure it. But if men be bad, let the government be never so good,...
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The Life of George Washington,: Commander in Chief of the American ..., Volume 1

John Marshall - 1804
...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...upon governments. Let men be good, and the government cannot be bad ; if it be ill, they will curse it. But if men be bad, let the government be never so...
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The New Annual Register, Or General Repository of History, Politics, and ...

English poetry - 1814
...from the rn-nion men give them ,- and as governments are made and moved by men, so by them they nre ruined too. 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 cure it. But if men be bad, let...
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The Philanthropist, Or, Repository for Hints and Suggestions ..., Volume 4

Charities - 1814
...Governments, like clocks, go from the motioa then give them ; and as governments are made and moved by men, So by them they are ruined too. Wherefore governments rather depend upon men, thin wen upon governments. Let men f;e good, andthe government cannot le lad. If it be ill, they will...
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A Complete History of the United States of America: Embracing the Whole ...

Frederick Butler - United States - 1821
...the people are a party to those laws. More than this is tyranny, oligarchy, or confusion. Whsrefore governments rather depend upon men, than men upon governments. Let men be good and the government cannot be bad ; if it be ill, they will cure it ; but if men be bad, be the government ever so good,...
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The Proceedings Relative to Calling the Conventions of 1776 and 1790: The ...

Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania. Constitutional Convention - Constitutional conventions - 1825 - 384 pages
...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...upon governments. 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 never so good,...
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Memoirs of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Volume 1

Historical Society of Pennsylvania - Bibliography - 1826
..."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...upon governments. Let men be good and the government cannot be bad ; if it be ill they will cure it. But if men he bad let the government be ever so good...
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