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" ... a majority of the community hath an indubitable, unalienable, and indefeasible right, to reform, alter, or abolish it, in such manner as shall be judged most conducive to the public weal. "
The Debates in the Several State Conventions on the Adoption of the Federal ... - Page 50
by Jonathan Elliot - 1836
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Eloquence of the United States, Volume 1

Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1827 - 517 pages
...government? Suppose it should prove oppressive, how can it be altered? Our bill of rights declares, " That a majority of the community hath an indubitable, unalienable and indefeasible right to reform, alter, vot. i. 12 or abolish it, in such manner as shall be judged most conducive to the public weal." I have...
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A Political and Civil History of the United States of America ..., Volume 2

Timothy Pitkin - United States - 1828
...effectually secured against the danger of mal-administration ; and that a majority of the community had an indubitable, unalienable and indefeasible right to reform, alter or abolish it, in such manner as should be judged most conducive to the public weal. After declaring that the legislative, executive...
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The Register of Pennsylvania: Devoted to the Preservation of Facts ..., Volume 4

Samuel Hazard - Pennsylvania - 1828
...or advantage df any single man, family or set of men who are a part only of that community: And that the community hath an indubitable, unalienable and indefeasible right to reform, alter or abolish government in such a manner as shall be by that community judged most conducive to the public weal....
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Portugal, Or Who is the Lawful Successor to the Throne: Being an Enquiry ...

Paulo Midosi - Brazil - 1828 - 168 pages
...affairs of a realm should be otherwise administered. " The community," it has ever been allowed, " hath an indubitable, unalienable and indefeasible right to reform, alter, or abolish government, in such manner as shall be by that community judged most conducive to the public weal."*...
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Proceedings and Debates of the Virginia State Convention of ..., Pages 94-830

Virginia. Constitutional Convention, Virginia - Constitutional conventions - 1890 - 919 pages
...and th..l whenever any Government shall be found inadequate to the purposes for which it was created, a majority of the community hath an indubitable, unalienable, and indefeasible right to relurni, alter or abolish it," &c. Thus the renr right in question; the jus majoris, is contained in...
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Proceedings and Debates of the Virginia State Convention of ..., Pages 94-830

Virginia. Constitutional Convention, Virginia - Constitutional conventions - 1830 - 919 pages
...law ; the most solemn declaration on the face of our social compact, that the majority have a right, an indubitable, unalienable and indefeasible right, to reform, alter or abolish. It is true, that this power is to be employed when the Government is found inadequate to its object, the...
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Sketches of the Life and Character of Patrick Henry

William Wirt - Orators - 1832 - 462 pages
...mal-administration ; and that whenever any government shall be found inadequate, or contrary to these purposes, a majority of the community hath an indubitable,...a majority of the community have a right to alter their government when found to be oppressive ; but how different is the genius of your new constitution...
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Supplement to The Revised Code of Virginia: Being a Collection of All the ...

Virginia - Law - 1833 - 584 pages
...of mal-administration ; and that, when any government shall be found inadequate or contrary to these purposes, a majority of the community hath an indubitable,...shall be judged most conducive to the public weal. (<0 Ante. ch. 2, 17. 4. That no man, or set of men, are entitled to exclusive or separate emoluments...
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The Political Writings of Thomas Paine: To which is Prefixed a ..., Volume 1

Thomas Paine - Political science - 1835
...advantage of any single man, family, or set of men, who are a part only of that community : and that the community hath an indubitable, unalienable and indefeasible right to reform, alter or abolish government in such manner as shall be by that community judged most conducive to the public weal. VI....
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American Oratory: Or Selections from the Speeches of Eminent Americans

Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1836 - 531 pages
...mal-ad ministration, and that whenever any government shall be found inadequate, or contrary to these purposes, a majority of the community hath an indubitable,...a majority of the community have a right to alter their government when found to be oppressive ; but how different is the genius of your new constitution...
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