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" That government is, or ought to be instituted for the common benefit, protection, and security of the people, nation, or community ; of all the various modes and forms of government, that is best which is capable of producing the greatest degree of happiness... "
Acts of the legislature of west virginia - Page 272
1887
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Elements of Ethics

Noah Knowles Davis - 1900 - 294 pages
...The Virginia Bill of Rights, 3, says: "Of all the various modes and forms of government, that is best, which is capable of producing the greatest degree...is most effectually secured against the danger of mal-adminrstration." "A government is to be judged," says Mill, "by its action upon men, and by its...
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The Constitution of Virginia: An Annotated Ed

Virginia - 1901 - 194 pages
...security of the people, nation, or community; of all the various modes and forms of government, that is best which is capable of producing the greatest degree...secured against the danger of maladministration; and that when any government shall be found inadequate or contrary to these purposes, a majority of the...
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The World's Best Orations: From the Earliest Period to the Present ..., Volume 7

David Josiah Brewer - 1901 - 4107 pages
...security of the people, nation, or community. Of all the various modes and forms of government, that is best which is capable of producing the greatest degree...secured against the danger of maladministration ; and that whenever any government shall be found inadequate or contrary to those purposes, a majority of...
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Journal of the Constitutional Convention of Virginia: Held in the City of ...

Virginia. Constitutional Convention - 1901 - 661 pages
...security, of the people, nation or community : of all the various modes and forms of government, that is best, which is capable of producing the greatest degree...is most effectually secured against the danger of maladmistration ; and that, when any government shall be found inadequate or contrary to these purposes,...
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Liberty Documents, with Contemporary Exposition and Critical Comments Drawn ...

Mabel Hill, Albert Bushnell Hart - 1901 - 458 pages
...As government is instituted for the common benefit, it must be organized in the form that is best " capable of producing the greatest degree of happiness...safety, and is most effectually secured against the dangers of maladministration." . . . The next State to act was Virginia, which, in April, 1776, elected...
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A History of Virginia Conventions, Volume 62

Jacob Neff Brenaman - 1902 - 122 pages
...security of the people, nation or community; of all the various modes and forms of government, that is best, which is capable of producing the greatest degree...secured against the danger of maladministration; and, whenever any government shall be found inadequate or contrary to these purposes, a majority of the...
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Principles of Western Civilisation

Benjamin Kidd - 1902 - 518 pages
...security of the people, nation, or community ; of all the various modes and forms of government, that is best which is capable of producing the greatest degree...secured against the danger of maladministration; and that, when a government shall be found inadequate or contrary to these purposes, a majority of the...
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Principles of Western Civilisation

Benjamin Kidd - 1902 - 538 pages
...security of the people, nation, or community ; of all the various modes and forms of government, that is best which is capable of producing the greatest degree...effectually secured against the danger of maladministration; a that, when a government shall be found inadequate or conr trary to these purposes, a majority of...
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The Constitution of the State of Virginia

Virginia. Constitutional Convention - 1902 - 109 pages
...people, nation or community; of all the various modes and forms of government, that is best, which i8 capable of producing the greatest degree of happiness...secured against the danger of maladministration; and, whenever any government shall be found inadequate or contrary to these purposes, a majority of the...
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Natural Rights: A Criticism of Some Political and Ethical Conceptions

David George Ritchie - 1903 - 304 pages
...security of the people, nation or community ; of all the various modes and forms of government, that is best which is capable of producing the greatest degree...secured against the danger of maladministration ; and that, when a government shall be found inadequate or contrary to these purposes, a majority of the...
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