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" A frequent recurrence to the fundamental principles of the Constitution, and a constant adherence to those of piety, justice, moderation, temperance, industry, and frugality, are absolutely necessary to preserve the advantages of liberty, and to maintain... "
Acts and Resolves Passed by the General Court - Page 506
by Massachusetts - 1819
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Origins of Legislative Sovereignty and the Legislative State, Volume 6, Part 1

A. London Fell - Political Science - 1983 - 459 pages
...hereafter find it necessary to alter it. ... "XVIII. [XIX.] A frequent recurrence to the fundamental principles of the constitution, and a constant adherence...advantages of liberty, and to maintain a free government. The people ought, consequently, to have a particular attention to all those principles, in the choice...
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The Spirit of Modern Republicanism: The Moral Vision of the American ...

Thomas L. Pangle - Philosophy - 1990 - 334 pages
...Rights in the Massachusetts Constitution of 1780 (which Adams had a prominent role in drawing up): "piety, justice, moderation, temperance, industry,...necessary to preserve the advantages of liberty," and, in a similar vein, the 1776 Virginia Declaration of Rights, Article 15. Finally, consider Benjamin...
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The Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom: Its Evolution and Consequences ...

Virginia Foundation for the Humanities and Public Policy - History - 1988 - 373 pages
...provided for "the public worship of GOD." Article XVIII spoke of "frequent recurrence to the fundamental principles of the Constitution and a constant adherence to those of piety" as "absolutely necessary" to preserve "free government."14 Part II of the constitution, "The Frame...
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Constitutionalism and Rights

Gary C. Bryner, Noel B. Reynolds - Political Science - 1987 - 163 pages
...Rights reaffirmed that a "constant adherence to ... piety, justice, moderation, temperance, industty and frugality, are absolutely necessary to preserve the advantages of liberty, and to maintain free government."23 The rising sense of crisis that culminated in the issuing of the Declaration of...
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Roots of the Republic: American Founding Documents Interpreted

Stephen L. Schechter - History - 1990 - 464 pages
...subordination to the civil authority, and be governed by it.9 XVIII. A frequent recurrence to the fundamental principles of the constitution, and a constant adherence...advantages of liberty, and to maintain a free government: The people ought, consequently, to have a particular attention to all those principles, in the choice...
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Watch on the Right: Conservative Intellectuals in the Reagan Era

J. David Hoeveler - History - 1991 - 333 pages
...Seclorum, McDonald cites the Massachusetts Bill of Rights. "Constant adherence," it said, to principles of "piety, justice, moderation, temperance, industry...necessary to preserve the advantages of liberty." Pennsylvania's constitution said that "laws for the encouragement of virtue, and prevention of vice...
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The Vermont State Constitution: A Reference Guide

William C. Hill - Law - 1992 - 188 pages
...Necessary to Preserve Liberty That frequent recurrence to fundamental principles, and a firm adherence to justice, moderation, temperance, industry and frugality, are absolutely necessary to preserve the blessings of liberty, and keep government free; the people ought, therefore to pay particular attention...
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The Moral Tradition of American Constitutionalism: A Theological Interpretation

Jefferson Powell, Professor of Law H Jefferson Powell - Political Science - 1993 - 296 pages
...for example, proclaimed that "a frequent recurrence to fundamental principles and a firm adherence to justice, moderation, temperance, industry and frugality, are absolutely necessary to preserve the blessings of liberty and keep a government free."77 But virtue was constantly threatened by the temptations...
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Founding the Republic: A Documentary History

John J. Patrick - History - 1995 - 272 pages
...to the civil authority, and be governed by it. XVIII. — A FREQUENJ '''currence to the fundamental principles of the constitution, and a constant adherence...advantages of liberty, and to maintain a free government: The people ought, consequently, to have a particular attention to all those principles, in the choice...
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In Search of the Republic: Public Virtue and the Roots of American Government

Richard Vetterli, Gary C. Bryner - Business & Economics - 1996 - 269 pages
...later the new Massachusetts Bill of Rights reaffirmed that "a frequent recurrence to the fundamental principles of the constitution, and a constant adherence...preserve the advantages of liberty, and to maintain free government." The rising sense of crisis that culminated in the issuing of the Declaration of Independence...
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