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Seite 19 - perchance, a fatal stumbling-block in his way? Is it not, in principle, the very case contemplated by St. Paul, when he said, " It is good neither to eat flesh, NOR TO DRINK WINE, nor any thing whereby thy brother stumblelh, or is offended, or is made weak"?
Seite 8 - The people ought, consequently, to have a particular attention to all those principles, in the choice of their officers and representatives ; and they have a right to require of their lawgivers and magistrates, an exact and constant observance of them, in the formation and execution of the laws necessary for the good administration of the commonwealth* ART.
Seite 49 - be of men, it will come to naught. But if it be of God, ye cannot overthrow it; lest haply ye be found even to fight against God.
Seite 3 - all manner of wholesome and reasonable orders, laws, statutes and ordinances, either with penalties or without, so as the same be not repugnant or contrary to the Constitution, as they shall judge to be for the good and welfare of the Commonwealth.
Seite 14 - If any State deems the retail and internal traffic in ardent spirits injurious to its citizens, and calculated to produce idleness, vice or debauchery, I see nothing in the Constitution of the United States to prevent it from regulating and restraining the traffic, or from prohibiting it altogether, if it thinks proper.
Seite 17 - and applause, transform ourselves into beasts!" " Oh ! I have lost my reputation! I have lost the immortal part of myself, and what remains is bestial, — my reputation, lago, my reputation!" " To be now a sensible man, by and by a fool, and presently a beast! O strange! Every inordinate cup is unblessed, and the ingredient is a devil." In this land, and in our day, there
Seite 8 - rights: among which maybe reckoned the right of enjoying and defending their lives and liberties ; that of acquiring, possessing, and protecting property ; in fine, that of seeking and obtaining their safety and happiness. ART.
Seite 2 - either with penalties or without, so as the same be not repugnant or contrary to the Constitution, as they shall judge to be for the good and welfare of the Commonwealth.