Elements of Civil Liberty: Or, The Way to Maintain Free Institutions

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Andrus, Gauntlett, 1853 - 238 pàgines
 

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Pàgina 219 - The disorders and miseries which result, gradually incline the minds of men to seek security and repose in the absolute power of an individual ; and sooner or later, the chief of some prevailing faction, more able or more fortunate than his competitors, turns this disposition to the purposes of his own elevation, on the ruins of public liberty.
Pàgina 130 - For this Agar is mount Sinai in Arabia, and answereth to Jerusalem which now is, and is in bondage with her children. But Jerusalem which is above is free, which is the mother of us all.
Pàgina 139 - For the mystery of iniquity doth already work: only he who now letteth will let, until he be taken out of the way. And then shall that Wicked be revealed, whom the Lord shall consume with the spirit of his mouth, and shall destroy with the brightness of his coming...
Pàgina 109 - Make you perfect in every good work to \ do his will, working in you that which is well pleasing in his sight ; through Jesus Christ, to whom be glory for ever and ever. Amen.
Pàgina 147 - And he ordained twelve, that they should be with him, and that he might send them forth to preach...
Pàgina 219 - Without looking forward to an extremity of this kind (which nevertheless ought not to be entirely out of sight) the common and continual mischiefs of the spirit of party are sufficient to make it the interest and duty of a wise People to discourage and restrain it.
Pàgina 12 - Submit yourselves to every ordinance of man for the Lord's sake: whether it be to the king, as supreme ; or unto governors, as unto them that are sent by him for the punishment of evil doers, and for the praise of them that do well.
Pàgina 219 - It opens the door to foreign influence and corruption, which find a facilitated access to the government itself through the channels of party passions. Thus the policy and the will of one country are subjected to the policy and will of another.
Pàgina 130 - Tell me, ye that desire to be under the law, do ye not hear the law...
Pàgina 148 - And he said, The God of our fathers hath chosen thee, that thou shouldest know his will, and see that Just One, and shouldest hear the voice of his mouth. 15 For thou shalt be his witness unto all men, of what thou hast seen and heard.

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