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Association for the Preservation of Liberty and Property against Republicans and Levellers

Founded in London by John Reeves on 20 November 1792, sought to stimulate demonstrations of loyalism throughout the country as an antidote to the escalation of popular radicalism. ...

Association for the Preservation of Liberty and Property against Republicans and Levellers

Association for the Preservation of Liberty and Property against Republicans and Levellers   Reference library

An Oxford Companion to the Romantic Age

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2009

... for the Preservation of Liberty and Property against Republicans and Levellers , founded in London by John *Reeves on 20 November 1792 , sought to stimulate demonstrations of *loyalism throughout the country as an antidote to the escalation of popular radicalism. The first nine months of 1792 had seen reformers assiduously circulating radical literature throughout the country, as well as the spread of reform societies among the populace. A Royal Proclamation against seditious writings in May 1792 and the prosecution of Thomas *Paine 's ...

Association for the Preservation of Liberty and Property against Republicans and Levellers

Association for the Preservation of Liberty and Property against Republicans and Levellers  

Founded in London by John Reeves on 20 November 1792, sought to stimulate demonstrations of loyalism throughout the country as an antidote to the escalation of popular radicalism.The first ...
Revolution

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An Oxford Companion to the Romantic Age

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2009
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History, modern history (1700 to 1945), Literature
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Oxford University Press

...1792 in the form of the *Association for the Preservation of Liberty and Property against Republicans and Levellers , an independent initiative by John *Reeves , a London magistrate. Reeves published a series of loyal resolutions in several of the London papers, and suggested that meetings to pass similar resolutions might be held throughout the country, to which there was a widespread favourable response. Local associations played an active role in initiating prosecutions of radical printers, booksellers, and activists, and in the circulation of loyalist...

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The Continuum Encyclopedia of British Philosophy

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2010
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Philosophy
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...of the individual against state interference, the liberty of thought and discussion (both in On Liberty , 1859 ), the reform of the British political system (in Representative Government , 1861 ), and votes for women (in The Subjection of Women , 1869 ). Mill also served for a period as member of parliament for Westminster. For the utilitarians, the attraction of the principle of utility was its apparently ‘scientific’, practical character. So far as they were concerned, their great theoretical enemies were moral intuitionists, who held that there are...

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