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Página 140 - Lift up now thine eyes, and look from the place where thou art northward, and southward, and eastward, and westward : for all the land which thou seest, to thee will I give it, and to thy seed for ever.
Página 48 - That it be recommended to the respective assemblies and conventions of the united colonies, where no government sufficient to the exigencies of their affairs has been hitherto established, to adopt such government as shall, in the opinion of the representatives of the people, best conduce to the happiness and safety of their constituents in particular, and America in general.
Página 51 - House be changed from that of the 'Provincial Congress of the Colony of New York,' to that of ' The Convention of the Representatives of the State of New York,' " and thus on the 10th day of July, 1776, the State of New York was born.
Página 69 - ... in pursuance of an appropriation by law ; nor unless such payment be made within two years next after the passage of such appropriation act ; and every such law, making a new appropriation or continuing or reviving an appropriation, shall distinctly specify the sum appropriated, and the object to which it is to be applied ; and it shall not be sufficient for such law to refer to any other law to fix such sum.
Página 54 - AND WHEREAS we are required by the benevolent principles of rational liberty, not only to expel civil tyranny, but also to guard against that spiritual oppression and intolerance wherewith the bigotry and ambition of weak and wicked priests and princes have scourged mankind...
Página 135 - States, to devise such further provisions as shall appear to them necessary to render the constitution of the federal government adequate to the exigencies of the union...
Página 53 - ... a Council of Revision, composed of the Governor, the Chancellor, and the Judges of the Supreme Court...
Página 54 - That all such parts of the said common law, and all such of the said statutes and acts aforesaid, or parts thereof, as may be construed to establish or maintain any particular denomination of Christians or their ministers...
Página 147 - ... the suggestions of humanity can restrain your hands from shedding human blood in such an impious cause, we must then tell you that we will never submit to be hewers of wood or drawers of water for any ministry or nation in the world.
Página 69 - The corporate body incurring any such debt before or at the time of doing so shall provide for the collection of a direct annual tax sufficient to pay the interest on the debt and to pay the principal thereof in substantially equal annual installments within twenty years.