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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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So it Was Written

Patriot Hall - 2004
...controlled. A man enjoys liberty, when no physical force operates to restrain his actions or violations. 2. Natural liberty, consists in the power of acting as...restraint or control, except from the laws of nature. It is a state of exemption from the control of others, and from positive laws and the institutions...
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A Hunger For Liberty Leads to the Declaration of Independence

Mary Mostert - 2004 - 205 pages
...schools. On the other hand, according to Noah Webster's 1828 dictionary, Natural liberty, "consists of the power of acting as one thinks fit, without any...restraint or control, except from the laws of nature. It is a state of exemption from the control of others, and from positive laws and the institutions...
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Reading the Early Republic

Robert A. FERGUSON, Robert A Ferguson - Literary Criticism - 2009 - 370 pages
...human understanding, and traceable to God. "This natural liberty," Blackstone wrote, "consists 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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Crime to Promote the Overthrow of Government: Hearing, Seventy-fourth ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee No. 2 - Government, Resistance to - 1935 - 126 pages
...own. Thus certain lords had the privilege of holding pleas within their own manors. Natural Uberty.— The power of acting as one thinks fit, without any restraint or control, unless by the law of nature (1 Bl. Comm. 125). The right which nature gives to all mankind of disposing...
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International Law in Historical Perspective, Volume 5

Jan H. Verzijl - Law - 1972 - 518 pages
...regulate these absolute rights of individuals. (The) natural liberty (of mankind) consists properly in a power of acting as one thinks fit, without any restraint or control, unless by the These basic ideas were only translated into rules of positive law in the last quarter...
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