The North American Review and Miscellaneous Journal (Google eBook)

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Wells and Lilly, 1821
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Page 161 - of all rights, advantages, and immunities of citizens of the United States; and in the mean time, they shall be maintained and protected in the free enjoyment of their liberty, property, and the religion which they profess.'" p. 14. All contracts should be construed according to the
Page 114 - exclaim with Sir William Jones : What constitutes a state ? Not high raised battlement or laboured mound, Thick wall or moated gate ; Not cities proud, with spires and turrets crown'd ; Not bays and broad armed ports, Where, laughing at the storm, rich navies ride
Page 348 - we have no free schools, nor any printing; and I hope we shall not have them these hundred years. For learning has brought disobedience, and heresy, and sects into the world, and printing has divulged them and libels against the best government : God keep us from both." Accordingly every effort was made to shut out the pestilent tree of knowledge On the appointment of Lord
Page 342 - We, THE PEOPLE OF THE UNITED STATES, do ordain and establish this constitution, for the United States of America' It is with this express annunciation of the constitution, not as the act of the confederated states, but
Page 85 - determined there may be thus stated : first, is "the original charter of Dartmouth College, a contract within "the prohibitory clause of the constitution of the United States, •which declares that no state shall pass any law ' impairing the obligations of contracts;
Page 92 - differs in nothing from a grant. A contract executed, as well as one that is executory, contains obligations binding on the parties. A grant in its own nature amounts to an extinguishment of the right of the grantor, and implies a contract not to reassert
Page 92 - or not to do a particular thing. A contract executed is one in which the object of the contract is performed ; and this, says Blackstone, differs in nothing from a grant. A contract executed, as well as one that is executory, contains obligations binding on the parties. A grant in its own
Page 109 - therefore, of Congress, to establish the judicial courts of the United States, and authorizing the Supreme Court to issue writs of mandamus, in cases warranted by the principles and usages of law, to any courts appointed, or persons holding office, under the authority of the United
Page 434 - And the dogs shall eat Jezebel by the wall of Jezreel ; and they went out to bury her, but they found no more of her, than the skull, and the feet, and the palms
Page 358 - precarious situation, who can wonder that you should put a negative on any measure which must annihilate your power, deprive you of your emoluments, and at once reduce you to that state of insignificance, for which God and nature designed you."' pp. 181. 182. The seventh and eighth sections of Mr. Walsh's work treat of the

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