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" ... political liberty does not consist in an unlimited freedom. In governments, that is, in societies directed by laws, liberty can consist only in the power of doing what we ought to will, and in not being constrained to do what we ought not to will. "
Progress of education and manners - Page 177
by John Buddo - 1801 - 180 pages
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The Politician's Dictionary: Or, a Summary of Political Knowledge ..., Volume 1

Europe - 1775
...ought to will, and in not being con ftrained to do what we ought not to will. We rnuft have continua ly prefent to our minds the difference between independence...Liberty is a. right of doing whatever the laws permit v and ff a citizen could do what they forbid, he would be no longer poflefled of liberty, becaufe all...
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The Philanthropist: Or, Philosophical Essays on Politics ..., Volumes 1-43

Great Britain - 1797 - 343 pages
...will, and not in being conftrained to do what we ought not to will. — We muft have continually in our minds the difference between independence and...is a right of doing whatever the laws permit; and, if a citizen could do what they forbid, he would be no longer pofleflcd of liberty, becaufe all his...
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The Philanthropist: Or, Philosophical Essays on Politics ..., Volumes 1-43

Great Britain - 1795 - 343 pages
...we ought not to will. — We muft have continually in our minds the difference betweenjindependence and liberty.— Liberty is a right of doing whatever the laws permit ; and, if a citizen could do what they forbid, he would be no longer poffefled of liberty, becaufe all his...
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The spirit of laws. Transl. 1st Amer. ed, Volume 1

Charles de Secondat baron de Montesquieu - 1802
...ought to will, and in not being conftrained to do what we ought not to will. We muft have continually prefent to our minds the difference between independence...is a right of doing whatever the laws permit ; and if a ciTieen could do what they forbid, he would no longer be pofleffed of liberty, becaufe all his...
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The Spirit of Laws, Volumes 1-2

Charles de Secondat baron de Montesquieu - Jurisprudence - 1823
...will, and in not being constrained to do, what we ought not to will. We must have continually present to our minds the difference between independence and...is a right of doing whatever the laws permit ; and if a citizen could do what they forbid, he would be no longer possest of liberty, because all his fellow...
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The Political Text Book: Comprising a View of the Origin and Objects of ...

William Carpenter - Great Britain - 1833 - 248 pages
...in not being constrained to do, what we ought not to will. We must have continually present to onr minds the difference between independence and liberty....is a right of doing whatever the laws permit ; and if a citizen could do what they forbid, he would be no longer possessed of liberty, because all his...
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A Treatise on the Constitutional Limitations which Rest Upon the Legislative ...

Thomas McIntyre Cooley - Constitutional law - 1871 - 781 pages
...will, and in not being constrained to do what we ought not to will. We must have continually present to our minds the difference between independence and...is a right of doing whatever the laws permit, and if a citizen could do what they forbid, he would no longer be possessed of liberty, because all his...
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A Treatise on the Constitutional Limitations which Rest Upon the Legislative ...

Thomas McIntyre Cooley - Constitutional law - 1874 - 827 pages
...will, and in not being constrained to do what we ought not to will. We must have continually present to our minds the difference between independence and...is a right of doing whatever the laws permit, and if a citizen could do what they forbid, he would no longer be possessed of liberty, because all his...
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A Treatise on the Constitutional Limitations which Rest Upon the Legislative ...

Thomas McIntyre Cooley - Constitutional law - 1890 - 885 pages
...will, and in not being constrained to do what we ought not to will. We must have continually present to our minds the difference between independence and liberty. Liberty is a righfof doing whatever the laws permit, and if a citizen could do what they forbid, he would no longer...
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Readings in Political Philosophy

Francis William Coker - Political science - 1914 - 573 pages
...will, and in not being constrained to do what we ought not to will. We must have continually present to our minds the difference between independence and...is a right of doing whatever the laws permit, and if a citizen could do what they forbid he would be no longer possessed of liberty, because all his...
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