Personal liberty


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The traditional parts of this system are, as Cervantes tried to show, for the chief part, barbarous and obsolete; the modern additions are largely due to the novel readers and writers of our own century--most of them half-educated women,rebelliously slavish, superstitious, sentimental, full of the intense egotism fostered by their struggle for personal liberty, and, outside their families, with absolutely no social sentiment except love.
Complaints are everywhere heard from our most considerate and virtuous citizens, equally the friends of public and private faith, and of public and personal liberty, that our governments are too unstable, that the public good is disregarded in the conflicts of rival parties, and that measures are too often decided, not according to the rules of justice and the rights of the minor party, but by the superior force of an interested and overbearing majority.
He had always meant to keep his personal liberty at all costs, as old MacKeller, his first chief, had done, and not, like so many American engineers, to become a part of a professional movement, a cautious board member, a Nestor de pontibus.
The quick eye of the stranger was not slow to note the action, but it was not until a sufficient time had passed to allow him to debate the prudence of the measure in his own mind, that he seemed willing to trust himself again, so near a party that was so much superior to himself in physical power, and consequently one that was able, at any instant, to command his life, or control his personal liberty.
He had thought, perhaps, of some fresh point in his position, as to the bounds of personal liberty.
It restrained him, opposed the will of him toward personal liberty.
I had decent clothes to my back, with money, as I say, in most of the pockets, and more freedom to spend it than was possible in the constant society of a man whose personal liberty depended on a universal supposition that he was dead.
OBSERVING that " the personal liberty of a citizen cannot be put on a ventilator", the Supreme Court on Thursday sternly told the Gujarat police that there was no need of custodial interrogation of social activist Teesta Setalvad and her husband Javed Anand in the Gulbarg Society funds embezzlement case.
Indiana has played an important role in the civil rights movement by using its bill of rights to defend personal liberty," Commission Staff Director Marlene Sallo said.
Senate, and I pledge that those fundamental Texas values of personal liberty and limited government will continue to be my guide," Cornyn said in a statement.
Two new productions, Rossini's William Tell and Moses in Egypt, lead the season and explore the liberty of nations, while a revival of Bizet's Carmen examines personal liberty and what it means to be a free woman.
ANYONE who still believes that we live in a democracy should really open their eyes after the contempt of personal liberty shown by the Southampton police towards the parents of the little boy Ashya, hounded by Interpol, thrown into jail by Spanish police, the little boy looked after by people he cannot even understand.

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