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Liberty is not less a blessing, because oppression has so long darkened the mind that it can not appreciate it.


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If our principles are right, why should we be cowards?



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The legal theory is, that marriage makes the husband and wife one person, and that person is the husband.



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Man is not by nature a tyrant, but becomes a tyrant by power conferred on him.



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