Notes on the United States of North America: During a Phrenological Visit in 1838-9-40, Volume 2

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Maclachlan, Stewart & Company, 1841 - Phrenology
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Page 88 - Controversies to which the United States shall be a Party; — Controversies between two or more States; — between a State and Citizens of another State...
Page 398 - And this is a politic establishment, contrived by the policy of the law, for the safety of all persons, the necessity of whose affairs oblige them to trust these sorts of persons, that they may be safe in their ways of dealing; for else these carriers might have an opportunity of undoing all persons that had any dealings with them, by combining with thieves, etc., and yet doing it in such a clandestine manner as would not be possible to be discovered. And this is the reason the law is founded upon...
Page 257 - Wide shall extend the elastic chain, And bind in everlasting peace, State after state, a mighty train.
Page 221 - Even so every good tree bringeth forth good fruit; but a corrupt tree bringeth forth evil fruit. A good tree cannot bring forth evil fruit, neither can a corrupt tree bring forth good fruit. . . . Wherefore by their fruits ye shall know them.
Page 256 - Great were the hearts and strong the minds Of those who framed, in high debate, The immortal league of love that binds Our fair broad empire, state with state. And...
Page 270 - ... who built up presbyteries and synods on the basis of it, had no reason to expect that their structures would survive it, or that Congregationalists might, by force of it, gain a foothold in the Presbyterian church despite of Presbyterial discipline. They embraced it with all its defeasible properties plainly put before them ; and the power which constituted it might fairly repeal it, and dissolve the bodies that had grown out of it, whenever the good of the church should seem to require it.
Page 29 - Christ ; both by bringing them to a sense of their own misery, and to be sharers in the sufferings of Christ, inwardly; and by making them partakers of his resurrection, in becoming holy, pure and righteous, and recovered out of their sins.
Page 270 - The Assembly is a homogeneous body, uniting in itself, without separation of parts, the legislative, executive and judicial functions of the government; and its acts are referable to the one or the other of them, according to the capacity in which it sat when they were performed.
Page 341 - I had never seen such a sun rise before. It beheld me alone. Were I the only created being in the universe, I could not, perhaps, have felt very differently. I went into the chamber in which he died. There, on the pillow, was the print of his head.
Page 68 - To exercise exclusive legislation in all cases whatsoever over such district, (not exceeding ten miles square), as may by cession of particular States, and the acceptance of Congress, become the seat of government of the United States.

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