Pamphlets on the Constitution of the United States: Published During Its Discussion by the People, 1787-1788, Τόμος 1

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Paul Leicester Ford
s.l., 1888 - 451 σελίδες
 

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Σελίδα 180 - And the eye cannot say to the hand, ' I have no need of thee ' ; nor again the head to the feet,
Σελίδα 180 - If the foot shall say, Because I am not the hand, I am not of the body; is it therefore not of the body?
Σελίδα 348 - Senate; or a council of state will grow out of the principal officers of the great departments — the worst and most dangerous of all ingredients for such a council, in a free country...
Σελίδα 337 - The Senate have the power of altering all money bills, and of originating appropriations of money, and the salaries of the officers of their own appointment, in conjunction with the president of the United States, although they are not the representatives of the people or amenable to them.
Σελίδα 177 - Every history of the creation, and every traditionary account, whether from the lettered or unlettered world, however they may vary in their opinion or belief of certain particulars, all agree in establishing one point, the unity of man ; by which I mean that men are all of one degree, and consequently that all men are born equal, and with equal natural rights...
Σελίδα 388 - RESOLVED, That the preceding Constitution be laid before the United States, in Congress assembled, and that it is the opinion of this Convention, that it should afterwards be submitted to a Convention of Delegates, chosen in each State by the people thereof, under the recommendation of its Legislature, for their assent and ratification...
Σελίδα 329 - Although they are not the representatives of the people, or amenable to them. These, with their other great powers, (viz. their powers in the appointment of ambassadors, and all public officers, in making treaties,' and in trying all impeachments) their influence upon, and connection with, the supreme executive from these causes, their duration of office, and their being a constant existing body, almost continually sitting, joined...
Σελίδα 176 - ... they shall sit every man under his vine, and under his fig-tree, and none shall make him afraid...
Σελίδα 177 - If we travel still farther into antiquity, we shall find a direct contrary opinion and practice prevailing; and if antiquity is to be authority, a thousand such authorities may be produced, successively contradicting each other; but if we proceed on, we shall at last come out right; we shall come to the time when man came from the hand of his Maker.

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