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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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sovereign
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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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  • His day began with an heroic offering of its every moment of thought or action for the intentions of the sovereign pontiff and with an early mass.

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  • They may be a sovereign state, but their neighbor’s threats forced their decision.
  • ...the first seven words of our Constitution—We the People of the United States —accurately reflect our founding belief that governments derive "their just powers from the consent of the governed" and the fact that that the sovereign will of the people of the United States was expressed in the Constitution itself and in our ongoing system of government created by it.
    John R. Bolton  --  American Justice and the International Criminal Court  --  http://www.aei.org/publications/pubID.22883/pub_detail.asp(retrieved 06/29/06)

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