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" the people have nothing to do with the laws but to obey them. "
The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year - Page 73
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Works, Volume 2

Edgar Allan Poe - 1876
...arms and legs, and his politics were stubborn and easily understood. He thought, with Horsley, that " the people have nothing to do with the laws but to obey them." I had lived with the old gentleman all my life. My parents, in dying, had bequeathed me to him as a...
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The Miscellaneous Writings, Speeches and Poems, Volume 3

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - English literature - 1880
...reprobate agitation merely as agitation, unless he is prepared to adopt the maxim of Bishop Horsley, that the people have nothing to do with the laws but to obey them. The truth is that agitation is inseparable from popular government. If you wish to get rid of agitation,...
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Miscellaneous Works of Lord Macaulay: Speeches. Index

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - 1880
...reprobate agitation merely as agitation, unless he is prepared to adopt the maxim of Bishop Horsley, that the people have nothing to do with the laws but to obey them. The truth is that agitation is inseparable from popular government. If you wish to get rid of agitation,...
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William Ewart Gladstone and His Contemporaries: Fifty Years of ..., Volumes 1-2

Thomas Archer - Great Britain - 1883
...guide and care for "the people." In its extreme form it meant, in the words of a certain nobleman, "the people have nothing to do with the laws but to obey them." This is dead and gone; by universal consent it was buried in the graves of the Sidmouths and Eldons....
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Samuel Taylor Coleridge and the English Romantic School

Alois Brandl - Critics - 1887 - 392 pages
...Schiller's " Robbers." He (Pitt) is even known to have uttered the following sentence : " The mass of the people have nothing to do with the laws but to obey them." This, according to Coleridge, was more than heathenish darkness ; it was blasphemy against the God...
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The Prose Tales of Edgar Allan Poe: Second series

Edgar Allan Poe - Etching - 1889 - 536 pages
...arms and legs, and his politics were stubborn and easily understood. He thought, with Horsley, that " the people have nothing to do with the laws but to obey them." I had lived with the old gentleman all my life. My parents, in dying, had bequeathed me to him as a...
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The New Review, Volume 15

1896
...of gentlemen. Once let them understand that they were not all born to be statesmen, that the masses have nothing to do with the laws but to obey them, and their prosperity at home, their expansion abroad, need know no limits. It is a common complaint in...
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Reports of State Trials: New Series... 1820 to [1858]...

Great Britain. State Trials Committee - Trials - 1891
...collected, and on which they proceed. This is not a country in which it can constitutionally bo said that the people have nothing to do with the laws, but to obey them. The grounds on which laws are framed must be understood — must bo approved of— that the laws may...
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The Elements of Politics

Henry Sidgwick - Contracts - 1891 - 632 pages
...countries it has been the prevalent opinion, the established constitutional doctrine, that the mass of the people " have nothing to do with the laws but to obey them." But this is not the view upon which our construction of government has proceeded. In framing our supreme...
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The Works of Lord Macaulay, Volume 11

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - Criminal law - 1898
...reprobate agitation merely as agitation, unless he is prepared to adopt the maxim of Bishop Horsley, that the people have nothing to do with the laws but to obey them. The truth is that agitation is inseparable from popular government. If you wish to get rid of agitation,...
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