Senator Benjamin H. Hill of Georgia: His Life, Speeches and Writings

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T. H. P. Bloodworth, 1893 - 823 páginas
 

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Página 121 - He that hath pity upon the poor lendeth unto the LORD; and that which he hath given will he pay him again.
Página 686 - State before it can determine whether it is republican or not. And when the senators and representatives of a State are admitted into the councils of the Union, the authority of the government under which they are appointed, as well as its republican character, is recognized by the proper constitutional authority. And its decision is binding on every other department of the government, and could not be questioned in a judicial tribunal.
Página 562 - Constitution of the United States of America was ratified, and also all acts and parts of acts of the General Assembly of this State ratifying amendments of the said Constitution, are hereby repealed; and that the union now subsisting between South Carolina and other States, under the name of the "United States of America,
Página 282 - On careful consideration of all the evidence accessible, it seems to me that no attempt at negotiation with the insurgent leader could result in any good.
Página 215 - And the children of Israel wept for Moses in the plains of Moab thirty days : so the days of weeping and mourning for Moses were ended.
Página 562 - We the people of the State of Georgia, in Convention assembled, do declare and ordain, and it is hereby declared and ordained ; " That the ordinance adopted by the people of the State of Georgia in Convention on the...
Página 370 - States ; and the jurors shall have the same qualifications as are requisite for jurors by the laws of the State of which they are citizens...
Página 340 - And can the liberties of a nation be thought secure when we have removed their only firm basis, a conviction in the minds of the people...
Página 458 - And I here before God, measuring my words, knowing their full extent and import, declare that neither the deeds of the Duke of Alva in the Low Countries, nor the massacre of Saint Bartholomew, nor the thumbscrews and engines of torture of the Spanish Inquisition begin to compare in atrocity with the hideous crime of Andersonville.
Página 288 - I might otherwise make against their insidious attacks. They know I cannot combat their insinuations, however injurious, without disclosing secrets, which it is of the utmost moment to conceal.

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