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" I set out on this ground, which I suppose to be self-evident, that the earth belongs in usufruct to the living ; that the dead have neither powers nor rights over it. "
Memoir, Correspondence, and Miscellanies: From the Papers of Thomas Jefferson - Страница 27
по Thomas Jefferson - 1829
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Liberty and the Great Libertarians: An Anthology on Liberty, a Hand-book of ...

Charles T. Sprading - 1913 - 540 страници
...be, sir, your most obedient, humble servant. — To M. Waroille, Paris, Feb. 12, 1788. Land. — I set out on this ground, which I suppose to be selfevident,...when himself ceases to be, and reverts to the society No society can make a perpetual constitution, or even a perpetual law. The earth belongs always to...

Democracy and Distrust: A Theory of Judicial Review

John Hart Ely - 1980 - 268 страници
...whom we have as little authority as we have over a nation in Asia."3 And Jefferson wrote to Madison " 'that the earth belongs in usufruct to the living';...the dead have neither powers nor rights over it." His suggestion was that the Constitution expire naturally every nineteen years.4 Madison and others...
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The Quest: History and Meaning in Religion

Mircea Eliade - 1984 - 180 страници
...1955), p. 14. As early as 1789, in a letter written from Paris, Thomas Jefferson solemnly asserted that "the earth belongs in usufruct to the living, that the dead have neither power nor rights over it" (ibid., p. 16). begins the world again," he writes, unaware, perhaps, of...
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Popular Images of American Presidents

William C. Spragens - 1988 - 625 страници
...right to bind another?" His answer: "I set out on this ground, which I suppose to be self evident, 'that the earth belongs in usufruct to the living:'...the dead have neither powers nor rights over it." Debts, laws, and even constitutions should continue for no longer than one generation, reckoned by...
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Restoration

George F. Will - 2010 - 272 страници
...only to merit decision, but place also among the fundamental principles of every government. ... I set out on this ground, which I suppose to be self-evident,...that the dead have neither powers nor rights over it. ... Then, no man can, by natural right, oblige the lands he occupied, or the persons who succeed him...
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Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations

Suzy Platt - 1992 - 520 страници
...on this or our side of the water. ... I set out on this ground, which I suppose to be self evident, "that the earth belongs in usufruct to the living:"...that the dead have neither powers nor rights over it. THOMAS JEFFERSON, letter to James Madison, September 6, 1789.— The Papers of Thomas Jefferson, ed....
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Jefferson and Madison: Three Conversations from the Founding

Lance Banning - 1995 - 256 страници
...question to my mind; & that no such obligation can be so transmitted I think very capable of proof. I set out on this ground, which I suppose to be self-evident,...individual ceases to be his when himself ceases to be, & reverts to the society. If the society has formed no rules for the appropriation of it's lands in...
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The Republic of Letters: The Correspondence Between Thomas Jefferson ..., Том 2

Thomas Jefferson - 1995 - 721 страници
...Jefferson wrote a fascinating letter to Madison about the sovereignty of the living generation, arguing " 'that the earth belongs in usufruct to the living:...the dead have neither powers nor rights over it." According to Jefferson's actuarial calculations, the life of a generation during its majority spanned...
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Judicial Dictatorship

William Quirk, R. Randall Bridwell - 1995 - 143 страници
...he had written to Madison that he thought it selfevident that the earth belongs in usufruct [trust] to the living, that the dead have neither powers nor rights over it .... No society can make a perpetual constitution, or even a perpetual law. The earth belongs always...
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Making America, Making American Literature: Franklin to Cooper

A. Robert Lee, W. M. Verhoeven - 1996 - 360 страници
...that are to be accommodated" (CW, 251), much like Jefferson's claim to James Madison two years earlier that "the earth belongs in usufruct to the living: that the dead have neither powers nor rights over it"39 erases both the past and the future and creates a revolutionary sense of immediacy that resists...
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