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[Property] embraces everything to which a man may attach value and have a right, and which leaves to everyone else the like advant ...
A certain degree of miserey [sic] seems inseparable from a high degree of populousness.
Is a Bill of Rights a security for [religious liberty]? If there were but one sect in America, a Bill of Rights would be a small p ...
Nor is any evidence to be found, either in History or Human Nature, that nations are to be bribed out of a spirit of encroachment ...
The people shall not be restrained from peacefully assembling and consulting for their common good, nor from applying to the legis ...
War ... should only be declared by the authority of the people, whose toils and treasures are to support its burdens, instead of t ...
Wherever there is interest and power to do wrong, wrong will generally be done.
The people shall not be deprived or abridged of their right to speak, write, or to publish their sentiments; and the freedom of th ...
Pray for the Liberty of the Conscience to revive among us.... Religious bondage shackles and debilitates the mind and unfits it fo ...
Let me recommend the best medicine in the world: a long journey, at a mild season, through a pleasant country, in easy stages.
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