Arbitrary Rule

Author: Mary Nyquist
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
ISBN: 022601553X
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Arbitrary Rule is the first book to tackle political slavery’s discursive complexity, engaging Eurocolonialism, political philosophy, and literary studies, areas of study too often kept apart.

Triumphs In The Age Of Civil War

Author: Carsten Hjort Lange
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1474267858
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A Conceptual Framework for Interpreting Recorded History, 2nd edn, Cambridge:
Cambridge University Press. North, J. (2010), 'The End of the Republic? Review
of Harriet Flower, Roman Republics', Journal of Roman Archaeology 23: 469–72.
Nyquist, M. (2013), Arbitrary Rule. Slavery, Tyranny, and the Power of Life and
Death, Chicago & London: University of Chicago Press. Oakley, S.P. (1997–2005
), A Commentary on Livy, Oxford: Oxford University Press. Ober, J. (2003), 'Tyrant
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The Complete Collected Works Of Dr Phineas Parkhurst Quimby Hardcover Edition

Author: Phineas Parkhurst Quimby
Publisher: Seed of Life Publishing
ISBN: 0615240305
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slavery - is so treacherous that it will abuse liberty every chance it has, it must be
met by its own weapons. It now cries for ... Then heat is held by the hand of ice,
and life is extinguished in death, till heat, which cannot be long confined,
commences to expand. Both are ... The masses (or democracy) is the lowest form
of freedom, and the leaders who constitute the arbitrary power try, by argument
and falsehood, to gain the influence of the masses, who are the strength of
political parties.

The Poets Offering For 1850

Author: Sarah Josepha Buell Hale
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While glorious murderers Destroy mankind, to form a tyranny, We 'll destroy
tyranny, to form mankind. Crown's Darius. Tyranny, that savage, brutal power,
Whieh not proteets, but still devours mankind. Denham's Sophy. So spake the
fiend, and with neeessity, The tyrant's plea, exeus'd his devilish deeds. Milton's
Paradise Lost. When foree invades the gift of nature, life, The eldest law of nature
bids defend : And if, in that defenee, a tyrant fall, His death's his erime, not ours.
Dryden's Don ...

A Complete Dictionary Of Poetical Quotations

Author: John F. Addington
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While glorious murderers Destroy mankind, to form a tyranny, We 'll destroy
tyranny, to form mankind. Crown's Darius. Tyranny, that savage, brutal power,
Whieh not proteets, but still devours mankind. Denham's Sophy. So spake the
fiend, and with neeessity, The tyrant's plea, exeus'd his devilish deeds. Milton's
Parodisv Lost. When foree invades the gift of nature, life, The eldest law of nature
bids defend : And if, in that defenee, a tyrant fall, His death's his erime, not ours.
Dryden's Don ...

Greatest Emancipations

Author: Jim Powell
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Trade
ISBN: 9780230605923
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lish merchants were playing an increasingly important part in the slave trade. ...
the so- called Levellers who, during the English Civil War (1642— 1651),
advocated secure private property, free trade, freedom of association, freedom of
religion, freedom of speech, freedom of the press, a rule of law, a separation of
powers and a written constitution to limit government power. ... Four times he
faced the death penalty.5 He endured brutal beatings and was imprisoned most
of his adult life.

The American Monthly

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Surrender was death. The insignium of the office of ruler was the most destructive
and terrifying weapon, and even into the more cultured periods hinted of the
death which was the prize of the state. Arbitrary control, then, is the necessity of
the earliest, barbaric periods. But aside from the confirmatory record ... For it is
only when the intelligent convictions become emancipated from the control of
sensual slavery that they question the rightfulness of rule. Thus the
comprehensive minds of ...

The Knickerbocker Or New York Monthly Magazine

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Surrender was death. The imignium of the office of rnler was the most destructive
and terrifying weapon, and even into the more cultured periods hinted of the
death which was the prize of the state. Arbitrary control, then, is the necessity of
the ... the slave's. He is a slave who renders it, for he has not the power to do
otherwise. Such obedience and consequent increased demands concur in proof
of the narrowed, stifled life of the people when its ruler can compress its growth
and glory ...

A Complete Dictionary Of Poetical Quotations Comprising The Most Excellent And Appropriate Passages In The Old British Poets

Author: Sarah Josepha Buell Hale
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Tyranny, that savage, brutal power, Whieh not proteets, but still devours mankind.
... When foree invades the gift of nature, life, The eldest law of nature bids defend
: And if, in that defenee, a tyrant fall, His death's his erime, not ours. ... eurse of
groaning nations, tyranny. Rowe's Lady Jane Grey. What, alas! is arbitrary rule?
He 's far the greater and the happier monareh Whose power is bounded by
eoereive laws, Sinee, while they limit, they preserve his empire. Trap's Abramule.

Feminist Interpretations Of John Locke

Author: Nancy J. Hirschmann
Publisher: Penn State University Press
ISBN: 9780271029528
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Locke argued that rulers acted legitimately when and only when they rule for the
public good, and therefore have no such absolute powers as life and death over
the community or individuals, independent of that justification (2.131). It follows
that in his theory no one can consent to absolute and arbitrary power in a ruler,
precisely because it would expose the citizenry to public evil, rather than good.2'
That situation, Locke noted, was one of slavery, and totally inconsistent with the ...