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" ... there can be but one supreme power, which is the legislative, to which all the rest are and must be subordinate, yet the legislative being only a fiduciary power to act for certain ends, there remains still in the people a supreme power to remove... "
Two Treatises of Government - Page 229
by John Locke - 1821 - 401 pages
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The Scots Magazine, Volume 16

English literature - 1754 - 670 pages
...they find the legiflative acl contrary to the truft repofed in them. For all power given with, truft for the attaining an end, being limited by that end, whenever that end is manifeftly neglefted or oppofed, the truft muft neceflarily be forfeited, and the power devolve into...
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Two Treatises of Government: By Iohn Locke

John Locke - Liberty - 1764 - 442 pages
...they find the legiflative acT: contrary to the truft repofed in them : for all power given with truft for the attaining an end', being limited by that end, whenever that end is manifeftly neglected, or opp'ofed, the trujl muft neceffarily ^forfeited, an'd the power devolve into...
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Memoirs of the Reign of George III, to the Session of Parliament ..., Volume 2

William Belsham - Great Britain - 1796 - 572 pages
...they find the legiflative act contrary to the truft repofed in them. For all power given with truft for the attaining an end, being limited by that end, whenever that end is manifeftly neglected or oppofed, the truft muft neceffarily be forfeited, and the power devolve into...
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Tracts on Political & Other Subjects, Volume 1

Joseph Towers - 1796 - 474 pages
...find the legiflative aft contrary to *. the truft repofed in them : for all power *; given with truft for the attaining an end, *. being limited by that end, whenever * that end is manifeftly negle&ed, or op99 * pofed, the truft muft neceflarily be for' felted, and the power devolve...
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The Political Writings of John Dickinson, Esquire: Late President ..., Volume 2

John Dickinson - Constitutional law - 1801 - 650 pages
...legislative being only s. fiduciary power, to act for certain ends, there remains still in thepeopls, to remove or alter the legislative, when they find...the trust reposed in them. For all power given with Irust for the attaining an end, being limitted by that end, whenever that end is manifestly neglected...
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The Political Writings of John Dickinson, Esquire: Late President ..., Volume 2

John Dickinson - United States - 1801 - 450 pages
...certain ends, there remains still in the people, to remove or alter the legislative, when they pind the legislative act contrary to the trust reposed...power given with trust for the attaining an end, being limitted by that end, whenever that end is manifestly neglected or opposed, the trust must necessarily...
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The Works of the Honourable James Wilson, L. L. D.: Late One of ..., Volume 1

James Wilson - Law - 1804 - 494 pages
...theoretical writers have held, that " there remains still inherent in the people, a supreme power to alter the legislative, when they find the legislative act contrary to the trust reposed in them ; for when such trust is abused, it is thereby forfeited, and devolves to those, who gave it." ' But, however...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books, Volume 1

William Blackstone - Law - 1807 - 686 pages
...owned that Mr. Locke h, and other theoretical writers, have held, that " there remains still inherent in the " people a supreme power to remove or alter...they find the legislative act contrary to the trust re" posed in them : for, when such trust is abused, it is thereby " forfeited, and devolves to those...
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Miscellaneous works of Robert Robinson: to which are prefixed ..., Volume 2

Robert Robinson - 1807 - 376 pages
...remains at all times inherent in the people, A SUPREME POWER to alter or remove the legislative, for when they find the legislative act contrary to the trust reposed in them, the trust is abused and forfeited, and devolves to those who gave it. MONBAY. GENERALISSIMO, G- A....
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Cobbett's Political Register, Volume 14

William Cobbett - Great Britain - 1808 - 534 pages
...ends, tliete remain* still in the people a supreme .power to remove or alter ti.e l.-gislative, wlien they find the legislative act contrary to the trust reposed in them "f HUTC, then, 8 see two of the three species of sovereignty) one active, the other, except in elections...
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