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Mankind have their local attachments. They have a particular regard for the spot, in which they were born and nurtured.
When mankind first saw the necessity of government, it is probable that many had conceived the desire of ruling.
There are few retreats, that can escape the penetrating eye of avarice.
Neither can men, by the same principles, be considered as lands, goods, or houses, among possessions. It is necessary that all property should be inferiour…
Most of the slaves, who were thus unconditionally freed, returned without any solicitation to their former masters, to serve them, at stated wages; as free…
It appears first, that liberty is a natural, and government an adventitious right, because all men were originally free.
Should slavery be abolished there, (and it is an event, which, from these circumstances, we may reasonably expect to be produced in time) let it…
We cannot suppose therefore that God has made an order of beings, with such mental qualities and powers, for the sole purpose of being used…
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