American Compared with England: The Respective Social Effects of the American and English Systems of Government and Legislation; and the Mission of Democracy

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E. Wilson, 1848 - 289 páginas
 

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Página 10 - That all men have a natural and indefeasible right to worship Almighty God according to the dictates of their own consciences; that no man can of right be compelled to attend, erect, or support any place of worship, or to maintain any ministry against his consent; that no human authority can, in any case whatever, control or interfere with the rights of conscience...
Página 254 - But whoso hath this world's good, and seeth his brother have need, and shutteth up his bowels of compassion from him, how dwelleth the love of God in him? My little children, let us not love in word, neither in tongue; but in deed and in truth.
Página 213 - And all that believed were together, and had all things common, and sold their possessions and goods, and parted them to all men, as every man had need...
Página 213 - Neither was there any among them that lacked: for as many as were possessors of lands or houses sold them, and brought the prices of the things that were sold, and laid them down at the apostles...
Página 168 - Secondly, nearly all these young ladies subscribe to circulating libraries. Thirdly, they have got up among themselves a periodical called The Lowell Offering, "A repository of original articles, written exclusively by females actively employed in the mills...
Página 12 - That in all criminal prosecutions the accused hath a right to be heard by himself and his counsel, to demand the nature and Cause of the accusation against him, to meet the witnesses face to face...
Página 35 - ... sort and count the votes and form a list of the persons voted for with the number of votes for each person against his name; and shall make a fair record of the same...
Página 141 - ... in order, by force or constraint, to compel him or them to change his or their measures or counsels, or in order to put any force or constraint upon, or to intimidate or overawe both houses, or either house of parliament...
Página 42 - No lease or grant of agricultural land, for a longer period than twelve years, hereafter made, in which shall be reserved any rent or service of any kind, shall be valid. SEC. 15. All fines, quarter sales, or other like restraints upon alienation reserved in any grant of land, hereafter to be made, shall be void.
Página 10 - ... prevent white male persons above the age of twenty-one years, who are compelled to labor on the roads of their respective townships or counties, and who have resided one year in the State, from having the right of an elector.

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