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" That a well regulated militia, composed of the body of the people trained to arms, is the proper, natural, and safe defence of a free state; that standing armies in time of peace, should be avoided as dangerous to liberty, and that in all cases the military... "
Acts and Joint Resolutions Passed by the General Assembly of the State of ... - Page 401
by Virginia - 1877
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An Essay on the Liberty of the Press: Respectfully Inscribed to the ...

George Hay - 1803 - 51 pages
...meaning of the lath fection of our bill of rights. " The freedom of the prefs," fays the 12th fection, " is one of the great bulwarks of liberty, and can never be reftrained but by a defpotic government." If the law, and theconftitution, are at variance, with each...
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A History of Virginia from Its Discovery Till the Year 1781: With ...

John Wilson Campbell - 1813 - 310 pages
...to any other, and ought to be held sacred. XII. That the freedom of the press is one of the greatest bulwarks of liberty, and can never be restrained but by despotic governments. XIII. That a well regulated militia, composed of the body of the people, trained to arms, is the proper,...
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The Office and Duty of a Justice of the Peace, and a Guide to Sheriffs ...

Henry Potter - 1816 - 418 pages
...of the best securities of the rig-hts of the people, and ought to remain sacred and inviolable. XV. That the freedom of the press is one of the great bulwarks of liberty and therefore ought never to be restrained. XVI. That the people of this state ought not to be taxed or...
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Principles and Acts of the Revolution in America: Or, An Attempt to Collect ...

Hezekiah Niles - 1822 - 495 pages
...man and man, the ancient trial by jury is preferable to any other, and ought to be held sacred. ? 12. That the freedom of the press is one of the great...can never be restrained but by despotic governments. 13. That a well regulated militia, composed of tlie body of the people trained to arms, is the proper,...
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Principles and Acts of the Revolution in America: Or, An Attempt to Collect ...

Hezekiah Niles - 1822 - 495 pages
...the ancient trial by jury is preferable to any other, and ought to be held sacred. : 12. That t!ie freedom of the press is one of the great bulwarks...can never be restrained but by despotic governments. 13. That a well regulated militia, composed of the body of the people trained to arms, is the proper,...
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Principles and Acts of the Revolution in America: Or, An Attempt to Collect ...

Hezekiah Niles - 1822 - 495 pages
...ancient trial by jury it preferable to any other, and ought to be held sacrtJ. i 12. That the freedom pi the press is one of the great bulwarks of liberty, and can never be re«trained but by despotic governments. 13. That a veil regulated militia, composed of tUe body of...
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The Statutes at Large: Being a Collection of All the Laws of Virginia, from ...

William Waller Hening - 1823
...other, and ought to be held sacred. XII. That the freedom of the press is one of the great F re«<l»m bulwarks of liberty, and can never be restrained but by despotic governments. XIII That a well regulated militia, composed of the or the mibody of the people, trained to arms, is...
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The American Annual Register for the Years ..., Or, the ... Year of ..., Part 2

Joseph Blunt - 1835
...commonwealth." The fifteenth article in the constitution of the latter declares in still stronger terms, that the freedom of the press is one of the great bulwarks of liberty, and therefore ought never to be restrained. The constitution of New Hampshire contains the same provision...
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Supplement to The Revised Code of Virginia: Being a Collection of All the ...

Virginia - 1833 - 584 pages
...man and man, the ancient trial by jury is preferable to any other, and ought to be held sacred. 12. That the freedom of the press is one of the great...can never be restrained but by despotic governments. 13. That a well regulated militia, composed of the body of the people, trained to arms, is the proper,...
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The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States ..., Volume 3

United States. Congress - 1855
...protected than in any other State. Its language is stronger and more explicit. It is in these words: " That the freedom of the press is one of the great bulwarks of liberty, and, therefore, ought never to be restrained." Notwithstanding this, the common law of libels is in full...
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