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David Hume on English Liberty.

This is an excerpt from his History of England. Source:  Online Library of Liberty, Liberty Fund, Inc.  

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Acton

“The History of Freedom in Antiquity” In this piece Acton talks about ideas, not legislation.  Acton identifies the meaning of liberty and then proceeds to argue that with the ancients “rights secured by equal laws and by sharing power existed … Continue reading

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