Personal liberty

PERSONAL LIBERTY. Vide 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.
Labour justice spokesman Daniel Johnson said police had to strike the right balance between protecting the public and intrusion into personal liberty and privacy.
Those who couldn't make it were a burden and government was an obstacle to personal liberty.
It is one of those infringements of personal liberty that may seem risible, but in fact has profound implications for wider issues of freedom of expression and it is unacceptable.
His final section, pivoting on the French Revolution, shows how popular aspirations swept away the monarchy in pursuit of a new societal order founded on personal liberty.
Summary: The UAE provides every resident in the UAE the right to exercise personal liberty once he or she attains the age of majority

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