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Quote from John Dickenson,

"Who are a free people? Not those over whom government is exercised, but those who live under a government so constitutionally checked and controlled that proper provision is made against its being otherwise exercised."


John Dickenson (more quotes by John Dickenson or books by/about John Dickenson)



Farmer’s Letters, 1767


Constitution, Freedom, Government


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