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Page 22 - the promotion of agriculture, arts, sciences, commerce, trades, manufactures and natural history of the country; to countenance and inculcate the principles of humanity and general benevolence, public and private charity, industry and economy, honesty and punctuality, sincerity, sobriety, and all social affections and generous sentiments among the people. OATH AND SUBSCRIPTIONS; EXCLUSION FROM OFFICES; COMMISSIONS;
Page 164 - two thirds of the whole number of senators, and a majority of the whole number shall be necessary to a choice. But no person, constitutionally ineligible to the office of President, shall be eligible to that of Vice-Président of the United States. XIII. SECTION 1. Neither slavery nor involuntary
Page 65 - 44. The House may resolve Itself into Committee of the Whole House at any time, on the motion of a member made for that purpose ; and in forming a committee of the whole House, the Speaker shall leave the chair, and a chairman to preside In committee shall be appointed by the Speaker. 46.
Page 61 - shall divide. Those in the affirmative of the question shall first rise from their seats and stand till they be counted, and afterward those in the negative shall rise and stand till they be counted. The Speaker shall then rise and state the decision of the House. 2. He shall preserve decorum and order; may speak
Page 7 - give the best and greatest security to government,! and will lay in the hearts of men the strongest obligations to due! subjection; and as the knowledge of these is most likely to be; propagated through a society by the institution of the public worship of the DEITY, and of public instruction in morality and
Page 17 - 38. A frequent recurrence to the fundamental principles of the constitution, and a constant adherence to justice, moderation, temperance, industry, frugality, and all the social virtues, are indispensably necessary to preserve the blessings of liberty and good government. The people ought, therefore, to have a particular regard to all those principles in the choice of their
Page 8 - government. The doctrine of non-resistance against arbitrary power and oppression is absurd, slavish, and destructive of the good and happiness of mankind. ART. 11. All elections ought to be free, and every inhabitant of the State, having the proper qualifications, has equal right to elect