Political Status of Puerto Rico: Hearings Before the Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, United States Senate, One Hundred Second Congress, First Session, on S. 244 ... January 30 and February 7, 1991, Količina 4
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1991 - 332 strani
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Stran 147 - It is to be looked on with other reverence ; because it is not a partnership in things subservient only to the gross animal existence of a temporary and perishable nature. It is a partnership in all science, a partnership in all art, a partnership in every virtue, and in all perfection.
Stran 151 - ... elective it is a spirit not to be encouraged. From their natural tendency it is certain there will always be enough of that spirit for every salutary purpose, and there being constant danger of excess the effort ought to be by force of public opinion to mitigate and assuage it. A fire not to be quenched, it demands a uniform vigilance to prevent its bursting into a flame, lest instead of warming, it should consume.
Stran 152 - It is a partnership in all science ; a partnership in all art ; a partnership in every virtue, and in all perfection . As the ends of such a partnership cannot be obtained in many generations, it becomes a partnership not only between those who are living, but between those who are living, those who are dead and those who are to be born.
Stran 200 - The constitution shall be republican in form, and make no distinction in civil or political rights on account of race or color, except as to Indians not taxed. and not to be repugnant to the Constitution of the United States and the principles of the Declaration of Independence.
Stran 198 - As Congress derives its authority to levy local taxes for local purposes within the Territories, not from the general grant of power to tax as expressed in the Constitution, it follows that its right to locally tax is not to be measured by the provision empowering Congress "to lay and collect taxes, duties, imposts, and excises," and is not restrained by the requirement of uniformity throughout the United States. But the power just referred to, as well as the qualification of uniformity, restrains...
Stran 149 - French power — than to sulk on his own rocks, the half-savage relic of past times, revolving in his own little mental orbit, without participation or interest in the general movement of the world.
Stran 202 - Court has made clear that a citizen has a constitutionally protected right to participate in elections on an equal basis with other citizens in the jurisdiction.
Stran 151 - When the boys grew up, Esau was a skilful hunter, a man of the field, while Jacob was a quiet man, dwelling in tents.
Stran 203 - On the 4th day of July immediately following the expiration of a period of ten years from the date of the inauguration of the new government under the Constitution provided for in this act the President of the United States...
Stran 198 - In the case of the territories, as in every other instance, when a provision of the Constitution is invoked, the question which arises is. not whether the Constitution is operative, for that is self-evident, but whether the provision relied on is applicable.