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Which parts of this except from Henry David Thoreau’s essay "On the Duty of Civil Disobedience" emphasize the common romantic theme that the individual has greater value than society or government?

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    A: After all, the practical reason why, when the power is once in the hands of the people, a majority are permitted, and for a long period continue, to rule B:But a government in which the majority rules in all cases cannot be based on justice, even as far as men understand it. C:Must the citizen ever for a moment, or in the least degree, resign his conscience to the legislator? D: I think that we should be men first, and subjects afterward.

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