Sketch of the Life and Public Services of Hon. James Hillhouse of New Haven: With a Notice of His Son, Augustus Lucas Hillhouse

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Página 18 - Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.
Página 18 - Resolved, by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America, in Congress assembled, two-thirds of both Houses concurring, That the following articles be proposed to the Legislatures of the several States, as amendments to the Constitution of the United States, all or any of which articles, when ratified by threefourths of the said Legislatures, to be valid to all intents and purposes, as part of the said Constitution, viz.
Página 45 - TREMBLING before thine awful throne, 0 Lord! in dust my sins I own : Justice and mercy for my life Contend ! — oh, smile and heal the strife! 2 The Saviour smiles ! upon my soul New tides of hope tumultuous roll — His voice proclaims my pardon found — Seraphic transport wings the sound. 3 Earth has a joy unknown in heaven, The new-born peace of sin forgiven ! Tears of such pure and deep delight, Ye...
Página 19 - The President shall have power to fill all vacancies that may happen during the recess of the Senate, by granting commissions which shall expire at the end of their next session; but no person rejected by the Senate shall be reappointed to the same office during their ensuing recess.
Página 46 - But I amid your choirs shall shine, And all your knowledge shall be mine : ye on your harps must lean to hear A secret chord that mine will bear.
Página 45 - Earth has a joy unknown in heaven — The new-born peace of sin forgiven ! Tears of such pure and deep delight, Ye angels, never dimmed your sight. Ye saw of old, on chaos rise, The beauteous pillars of the skies ; Ye know where morn exulting springs, And evening folds her drooping wings.
Página 28 - Sherman, in a paper which he drew up with the expectation that it would be presented to the legislature. According to that well-considered statement, in which every word was measured with the accuracy so characteristic of the author, the Fund, in 1810, "had so diminished in value as to excite in the minds of the people a serious apprehension that in a few years it would become comparatively useless, if not utterly extinct. It consisted chiefly of the debts due from the original purchasers of the...
Página 21 - I should not have proposed this mode," said he, " if any other could have been devised which would not convulse the whole body politic, set wide open the door to intrigue and cabal, and bring upon the nation incalculable evils, evils already felt, and growing more and more...
Página 18 - The seats of the Senators of the first class shall be vacated at the expiration of the first year; of the second class at the expiration of the second year; of the third class at the expiration of the third year; and of the fourth class at the expiration of the fourth year; so that one-fourth may be chosen every year.

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