Proceedings and Debates of the Convention of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania: To Propose Amendments to the Constitution, Commenced ... at Harrisburg, on the Second Day of May, 1837, Volum 9

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Side 379 - And Shem and Japheth took a garment, and laid it upon both their shoulders, and went backward, and covered the nakedness of their father; and their faces were backward, and they saw not their father's nakedness.
Side 379 - And ye shall circumcise the flesh of your foreskin, and it shall be a token of the covenant betwixt me and you.
Side 43 - Any amendment or amendments to this constitution may be proposed in the senate and assembly ; and if the same shall be agreed to by a majority of the members elected to each of the two houses, such proposed amendment or amendments shall be entered on their journals with the yeas...
Side 380 - And then shall he depart from thee, both he and his children with him, and shall return unto his own family, and unto the possession of his fathers shall he return. 42. For they are my servants, which I brought forth out of the land of Egypt : they shall not be sold as bondmen.
Side 379 - And if thy brother be waxen poor, and fallen in decay with thee ; then thou shalt relieve him : yea, though he be a stranger, or a sojourner; that he may live with thee. Take thou no usury of him, or increase : but fear thy God ; that thy brother may live with thee. Thou shalt not give him thy money upon usury, nor lend him thy victuals for increase...
Side 332 - What a stupendous, what an incomprehensible machine is man! who can endure toil, famine, stripes, imprisonment, and death itself, in vindication of his own liberty, and, the next moment be deaf to all those motives whose power supported him through his trial, and inflict on his fellow men a bondage, one hour of which is fraught with more misery, than ages of that which he rose in rebellion to oppose.
Side 129 - ... there is no foundation in nature or in natural law, why a set of words upon parchment should convey the dominion of land...
Side 4 - Each House may determine the rules of its proceedings, punish its members for disorderly behavior; and with the concurrence of two-thirds, expel a member, but not a second time for the same causa, and shall have all other powers necessary for a branch of the Legislature of a free State.
Side 224 - The returns of every election for Governor shall be sealed up, and transmitted to the seat of government...
Side 330 - I never mean, unless some particular circumstances should compel me to it, to possess another slave by purchase, it being among my first wishes to see some plan adopted by which slavery, in this country, may be abolished by law.

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