Journal of the House of Delegates of the Commonwealth of Virginia

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Page 90 - Lord, thou hast been our dwelling-place in all generations. Before the mountains were brought forth, or ever thou hadst formed the earth and the world, even from everlasting to everlasting, thou art God. Thou turnest man to destruction; and sayest, Return, ye children of men.
Page xv - Any people anywhere being inclined and having the power have the right to rise up and shake off the existing government, and form a new one that suits them better. This is a most valuable, a most sacred right — a right which we hope and believe is to liberate the world.
Page 34 - That a committee of three on the part of the Senate, and five on the part of the House, be appointed to prepare such address, and submit it to a meeting of the whigs on Monday morning next, the 13th inst., at half past 8 o'clock.
Page 90 - For a thousand years in thy sight are but as yesterday when it is past, and as a watch in the night. Thou carriest them away as with a flood; they are as a sleep: in the morning they are like grass which groweth up. In the morning it flourisheth, and groweth up; in the evening it is cut down, and withereth.
Page 4 - When any member is about to speak in debate, or deliver any matter to the House, he shall rise from his seat, and respectfully address himself to "Mr. Speaker," and shall confine himself to the question under debate, and avoid personality.
Page 5 - The clerk shall not permit any records or papers to be taken from the table or out of his possession ; but he may deliver to a member any bills depending before the house, on taking his receipt for the same.
Page 277 - SUMNER moved to amend the resolution by striking out all after the word " Resolved/' and inserting : The amendment was rejected.
Page 3 - House, and before proceeding to other business, open and publish the same in the presence of a majority of the members of both houses of the general assembly, who shall for that purpose assemble in the house of representatives.
Page xv - This is a most valuable — a most sacred right — a right, which we hope and believe, is to liberate the world. Nor is this right confined to cases in which the whole people of an existing government may choose to exercise it. Any portion of such people that can, may revolutionize, and make their own, of so much of the territory as they may inhabit.
Page 10 - ... adoption, it shall lie on the table for one day, to be called up by motion. 50. Bills and resolutions originating in the senate, and not requiring immediate action, shall be read the first and second times when received...

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