Natural Rights: A Criticism of Some Political and Ethical Conceptions

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George Allen & Unwin, Limited, 1916 - Civil rights - 304 pages
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Page 5 - That all men are by nature equally free and independent, and have certain inherent rights, of which, when they enter into a state of society, they cannot by any compact deprive or divest their posterity; namely, the enjoyment of life and liberty, with the means of acquiring and possessing property, and pursuing and obtaining happiness and safety.
Page 292 - Nul homme ne peut être accusé, arrêté, ni détenu que dans les cas déterminés par la loi, et selon les formes qu'elle a prescrites.
Page 119 - All men are by nature free and independent, and have certain inalienable rights, among which are those of enjoying and defending life and liberty ; acquiring, possessing, and protecting property ; and pursuing and obtaining safety and happiness.
Page 287 - That government is, or ought to be, instituted for the common benefit, protection, and security, of the people, nation, or community...
Page 244 - That all men when they form a social compact, /' are equal in rights; and that no man, or set of men are entitled to exclusive public emoluments or privileges from the community.
Page 200 - ... a liberty to tender consciences, and that no man shall be disquieted or called in question for differences of opinion in matter of religion, which do not disturb the peace of the kingdom ; and that we shall be ready to consent to such an Act of Parliament, as, upon mature deliberation, shall be offered to us, for the full granting that indulgence.
Page 291 - Le but de toute association politique est la conservation des Droits naturels et imprescriptibles de l'homme. Ces droits sont: la liberté, la propriété , la sûreté, et la résistance à l'oppression.
Page 287 - ... of all the various modes and forms of government, that is best which is capable of producing the greatest degree of happiness and safety, and is most effectually secured against the danger of maladministration ; and that, when...
Page 43 - Nor think, in nature's state they blindly trod ; The state of nature was the reign of God ; Self-love and social at her birth began, Union the bond of all things, and of man.
Page 294 - Tous les Citoyens ont le droit de constater, par eux-mêmes ou par leurs représentants, la nécessité de la contribution publique, de la consentir librement, d'en suivre l'emploi, et d'en déterminer la quotité, l'assiette, le recouvrement et la durée.

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