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" ... freedom of the press is one of the great bulwarks of liberty, and can never be restrained but by despotic governments. trained to arms, is the proper, natural, and safe defence of a free State; that standing armies, in time of peace, should be avoided,... "
Logic of History: Five Hundred Political Texts: Being Concentrated Extracts ... - Page 240
by Stephen D. Carpenter - 1864 - 351 pages
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An Essay on the Liberty of the Press: Respectfully Inscribed to the ...

George Hay - Freedom of the press - 1803 - 51 pages
...meaning of the lath fection of our bill of rights. " The freedom of the prefs," fays the 12th fection, " is one of the great bulwarks of liberty, and can never be reftrained but by a defpotic government." If the law, and theconftitution, are at variance, with each...
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A History of Virginia from Its Discovery Till the Year 1781: With ...

John Wilson Campbell - Virginia - 1813 - 310 pages
...standing armies in time of peace should be avoided, as dangerous to liberty; and that in all cases the military should be under strict subordination to, and governed by, the civil power. •» XIV. That the people have a right to uniform government; and therefore, that no government separate...
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The Office and Duty of a Justice of the Peace, and a Guide to Sheriffs ...

Henry Potter - Justices of the peace - 1816 - 418 pages
...best securities of the rig-hts of the people, and ought to remain sacred and inviolable. XV. That the freedom of the press is one of the great bulwarks of liberty and therefore ought never to be restrained. XVI. That the people of this state ought not to be taxed or...
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Journal, acts and proceedings, of the convention ... which formed the ...

United States federal convention - 1819
...avoided, as far as the circumstances and protection of the community will admit; and that in all cases the military should be under strict subordination to, and governed by the civil power. xvin. That no soldier in time of peace ought to be quartered in any house without the consent of the...
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Principles and Acts of the Revolution in America: Or, An Attempt to Collect ...

Hezekiah Niles - United States - 1822 - 495 pages
...«landing armies in time of peace, should be avoided, as dangerous to liberty; and that, in all cases, the military should be under strict subordination to, and governed by the civil power. 14. (This article also was inserted by the convention.) frugality and virtue, and by frequent recurrence...
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Principles and Acts of the Revolution in America: Or, An Attempt to Collect ...

Hezekiah Niles - Etats-Unis - 1822 - 495 pages
...ancient trial by jury it preferable to any other, and ought to be held sacrtJ. i 12. That the freedom pi the press is one of the great bulwarks of liberty, and can never be re«trained but by despotic governments. 13. That a veil regulated militia, composed of tUe body of...
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The Statutes at Large: Being a Collection of All the Laws of Virginia, from ...

William Waller Hening - Law - 1823
...armies, in " ' '• time of peace, should be avoided, as dangerous to liberty ; and that in all cases, the military should be under strict subordination to, and governed by, the civil power. . XIV. That the people have a right to uniform govern- Uniform ment ; and therefore that no government...
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The American Annual Register for the Years ..., Or, the ... Year of ..., Part 2

Joseph Blunt - History, Modern - 1835
...The fifteenth article in the constitution of the latter declares in still stronger terms, that the freedom of the press is one of the great bulwarks of liberty, and therefore ought never to be restrained. The constitution of New Hampshire contains the same provision...
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Supplement to The Revised Code of Virginia: Being a Collection of All the ...

Virginia - Law - 1833 - 584 pages
...standing armies, in time of peace, should be avoided, as dangerous to liberty; and that in all cases, the military should be under strict subordination to, and governed by, the civil power. jJ4. That the people have a right to uniform government; and, therefore, that no government separate...
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The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States ..., Volume 3

United States. Congress - United States - 1855
...than in any other State. Its language is stronger and more explicit. It is in these words: " That the freedom of the press is one of the great bulwarks of liberty, and, therefore, ought never to be restrained." Notwithstanding this, the common law of libels is in full...
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