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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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Burke, Paine, Godwin, and the Revolution Controversy

Marilyn Butler - Fiction - 1984 - 260 pages
...violence, clamour, the shock of beginning on a note so high that crescendo seems impossible. "THE MASS OF THE PEOPLE HAVE NOTHING TO DO WITH THE LAWS, BUT TO OBEY THEM!"14 - Ere yet this foul treason against the majesty of man, ere yet this blasphemy against the...
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Coleridge and the Armoury of the Human Mind: Essays on His Prose Writings

Peter J. Kitson, Thomas N. Corns - Literary Criticism - 1991 - 128 pages
...Rochester, Samuel Horsley's notorious statement in the Lords on 1 1 November 1795, that "the Mass of the People have nothing to do with the laws but to obey them" (LPR 285,285n).41 Rumbold, an extreme republican, had been implicated in the Rye House plot of 1683...
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From Cranmer to Davidson: A Church of England Miscellany

Stephen Taylor - History - 1999 - 478 pages
...taunted by the duke of Bedford that the duke had once overheard him at an election meeting avowing that 'The people have nothing to do with the laws but to obey them,' he cried loudly, 'Hear, Hear,' even if he was at pains to qualify his outlook when he later spoke in...
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Tales and Sketches: 1831-1842

Edgar Allan Poe, Thomas Ollive Mabbott, Eleanor D. Kewer - Fiction - 2000 - 1451 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." 11 I had lived with the old gentleman all my life. My "parents, in a b. c d e f "No!" (A) . . b was...
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Regency Radical: Selected Writings of William Hone

William Hone - Literary Collections - 2003 - 462 pages
...ye admirers of Louis the Desired, and Ferdinand the Beloved:8 magnify it for ever. 0 ye who believe the People have nothing to do with the Laws but to obey them: magnify it for ever. 0 ye who are arrayed in purple and fine linen; who toil not, neither do ye spin:...
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Humorous Tales

Edgar Allan Poe - Fiction - 2004 - 296 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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Register of Debates in Congress: Comprising the Leading ..., Volume 2, Part 2

United States. Congress - United States - 1825
...gentlemen fearful of trusting the People ? Shall we hear, at this day, the slavish doctrine avowed, "that the People have nothing to do with the laws but to obey them, and no concern with the Constitution, but to live under it?" No: it comports not with the spirit of our...
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The Oriental Herald, Volume 3

Christianity - 1824
...Occasions that our government there ever has been, now is, and always must be, a despotism, in which the people have nothing to do with the laws but to obey them. TbU proclamation, however, united with the cruel treatment by the Burmese of such of the Assamese as...
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Miscellanies

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - Copyright - 1900
...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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Edgar Allan Poe Annotated and Illustrated Entire Stories and Poems

Edgar Allan Poe - Fiction - 2008 - 828 pages
...arms and legs, and his politics were stubborn and easily understood. He thought, with Horsley,17 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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