History of the United States

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Ivison & Phinney, 1854 - United States - 429 pages

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Page 294 - President power to order all such aliens as he should judge dangerous to the peace and safety of the United States, or should have reasonable grounds to suspect were concerned in any treasonable or secret machination. against the government, to depart out of the territory of the United States within such time as should be expressed in his order.
Page 421 - From this method of interpreting laws by the reason of them, arises what we call equity, which is thus defined by Grotius : "the correction of that wherein the law (by reason of its universality) is deficient.
Page 210 - We are reduced to the alternative of choosing an unconditional submission to the tyranny of irritated ministers, or resistance by force. — The latter is our choice. WE HAVE COUNTED THE COST OF THIS CONTEST, AND FIND NOTHING SO DREADFUL AS VOLUNTARY SLAVERY...
Page 413 - To raise and support armies; but no appropriation of money for that use shall be for a longer term than two years.
Page 149 - ... in love with William Penn and his children as long as the sun and moon should endure.
Page 420 - The President shall have power to fill up all vacancies that may happen during the recess of the Senate, by granting commissions, which shall expire at the end of their next session. SECTION III. He shall from time to time give to the Congress information of the state of the Union, and recommend to their consideration such measures as he shall judge necessary and expedient...
Page 149 - on the broad pathway of good faith and good will ; no advantage shall be taken on either side, but all shall be openness and love.
Page 196 - Treason, treason!" echoed from every part of the house. Henry faltered not for an instant, but, taking a loftier attitude, and fixing on the speaker an eye of fire, he added " may profit by their example. If this be treason, make the most of it...
Page 198 - to tax America. I rejoice that America has resisted. Three millions of our fellow-subjects, so lost to every sense of virtue as tamely to give up their liberties, would be fit instruments to make slaves of the rest.
Page 403 - Constitution of the United States of America PREAMBLE WE THE PEOPLE of the United States, in order to form a more perfect Union, establish justice, insure domestic...

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