Words for the People: in Three Parts: Part I. Civil Government

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Press of Case, Lockwood & Company, 1865 - Political science - 295 pages
 

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Page 37 - Submit yourselves to every ordinance .4* of man for the Lord's sake ; whether it be to the king as supreme, or unto governors, as unto them who are sent by him for the punishment of evil-doers and for the praise of them that do well : for so is the will of God.
Page 38 - that resist shall receive to themselves damnation." (Rom., 13 : 2.) " The Lord knoweth how * * to reserve the unjust to the day of judgment to be punished, but chiefly them * * * that despise government, * * and are not afraid to speak evil of dignities." (2 Pet., 2 : 9, 10.) " Put them in mind to be subject to principalities and powers, to
Page 138 - be an adequate substitute." 71. Congress by resolution in 1789, requested the President to "recommend to the people of the United States a day of public thanksgiving and prayer to be observed by acknowledging with grateful hearts the many and signal favors of Almighty God,
Page 101 - THE GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED STATES. " The basis of our political system is the right of the people to make and alter their constitution of government ; but the constitution which at any time exists,
Page 124 - were placed, they saw, to quote the words of Mr. Madison in the Federalist, that, " in all the examples of ancient and modern confederacies, the strongest tendency continually betraying itself in the members to despoil the general government of
Page 138 - by affording them an opportunity peaceably to establish a constitution of government for their safety and happiness." 72. In all the states, the true character of the new constitution was understood.
Page 138 - States a day of public thanksgiving and prayer to be observed by acknowledging with grateful hearts the many and signal favors of Almighty God,
Page 101 - changed by an explicit and authentic act of the whole people, is sacredly obligatory
Page 194 - make no law respecting the establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free
Page 215 - would that man claim the tribute of patriotism who should labor to subvert

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