John Barnard

January 01, 1700 - January 01, 1700
"For one person alone to have the Government of a people in his hands, would be too great a Temptation. It tends to excite and draw forth the Pride of man, to make him insufferably haughty; it gives him too much liberty to exert his corruptions and it encourages him to become a Tyrant and an oppressor, to dispense with Laws and break the most solemn oaths."source: The Presence of Great God in the Assembly of Political Rulers, 1746.power, tyranny, oppression, liberty, freedom, balance of powers

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