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" This natural liberty consists properly in a power of acting as one thinks fit ; without any restraint or control, unless by the law of nature ; being a right inherent in us by birth, and one of the gifts of God to man at his creation, when he endued him... "
Popular and Complete English Dictionary: Exhibiting the Pronunciation ... - Page 785
by John Boag - 1848
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The Real Business of Living

James Hayden Tufts - Democracy - 1918 - 476 pages
...appellation and denominated the natural liberty of mankind. This natural liberty consists properly in a power of acting as one thinks fit, without any restraint or control, unless by the law of nature: being a right inherent in us by birth, and one of the gifts of God to...
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The Real Business of Living

James Hayden Tufts - Democracy - 1918 - 476 pages
...appellation and denominated the natural liberty of mankind. This natural liberty consists properly in a power of acting as one thinks fit, without any restraint or control, unless by the law of nature: being a right inherent in us by birth, and one of the gifts of God to...
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The Central Law Journal, Volume 62

Law - 1906
...appellation, and denominated the natural liberty of mankind. This natural liberty consists properly in a power of acting as one thinks [fit, without any restraint or control, unless by the law of nature; being a right Inherent In us by birth, and one of the gifts of Qod to...
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Educational Foundations: A Text Book for the Professional Teacher, Volume 13

Education - 1900
...or liberty. Blackstone defines natural liberty as follows : " Natural liberty consists properly in a power of acting as one thinks fit, without any restraint or control unless by the law of nature ; being a right inherent in us by birth and one of the gifts of God to...
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Proceedings of the ... Annual Meeting of the Kentucky State Bar Association ...

Kentucky State Bar Association - Bar associations - 1921
...appellation, and denominated the natural liberty of mankind. This natural liberty consists properly in a power of acting as one thinks fit; without any restraint or control unless by the law of nature; being a right inherent in us by birth, and one of the gifts of God to...
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A Culture of Rights: The Bill of Rights in Philosophy, Politics and Law 1791 ...

Michael James Lacey, Knud Haakonssen - History - 1992 - 474 pages
...lifted without attribution from Burlamaqui, asserted that the rights of man consist "properly in a power of acting as one thinks fit, without any restraint or control, unless by the law of nature."1 1 Confining rights/power within the bounds of the law of nature (dictated,...
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Southern Slavery and the Law, 1619-1860

Thomas D. Morris - Law - 1996 - 575 pages
...man" was the "natural liberty of mankind." "This natural liberty," he wrote, "consists properly in a power of acting as one thinks fit, without any restraint or control." When people entered society, they had to part with some of these natural rights in order to obtain...
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After the Revolution: Profiles of Early American Culture

Joseph J. Ellis - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 256 pages
...distinction that John Winthrop had made in 1645: on the one hand there was "natural liberty," which was "the power of acting as one thinks fit, without any...restraint or control, except from the laws of nature. ... This liberty is abridged by the establishment of government"; on the other hand there was "Civil...
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The American Founding and the Social Compact

Ronald J. Pestritto, Thomas G. West - Political Science - 2003 - 283 pages
...state of nature story says, still the basic moral fact about mankind is "natural liberty," that is, "a power of acting as one thinks fit, without any restraint or control, unless by the law of nature" (Comm. I, 121). Human beings are naturally free, naturally not subordinate...
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Forgotten Features of the Founding: The Recovery of Religious Themes in the ...

James H. Hutson - Philosophy - 2003 - 197 pages
...exerted a major influence on Blackstone who defined right in the conventional subjective sense as "a power of acting as one thinks fit, without any restraint or control, unless by the law of nature." The Philosophy of the American Revolution, 225; William Blackstone, Commentaries...
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