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Page 913 - All courts shall be open, and every man for an injury done him in his lands, goods, person, or reputation, shall have remedy by due course of law, and right and justice administered without sale, denial, or delay.
Page 527 - ... heavy-hearted, enfeebled by want and wounds, having fought to exhaustion, he surrenders his gun, wrings the hands of his comrades in silence, and lifting his tear-stained and pallid face for the last time to the graves that dot the old Virginia hills, pulls his gray cap over his brow and begins the slow and painful journey.
Page 916 - That in all criminal prosecutions the accused hath the right to be heard by himself and his counsel ; to demand the nature and cause of the accusation against him, and to have a copy thereof...
Page 915 - States, and for other purposes;" in order to establish justice, promote the welfare and secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity, do ordain and establish the following constitution or form of government; and do mutually agree with each other to form ourselves into a free and independent State, by the name of the STATE OF.
Page 527 - Let me picture to you the footsore Confederate soldier, as, buttoning up in his faded gray jacket the parole which was to bear testimony to his children of his fidelity and faith, he turned his face southward from Appomattox in April 1865. Think of him as ragged, half starved, heavy-hearted, enfeebled by want and wounds...
Page 146 - Army shall be considered as a common fund for the use and benefit of such of the United States as have become or shall become members of the Confederation...
Page 912 - That no man shall be taken or imprisoned, or disseized of his freehold, liberties or privileges, or outlawed or exiled, or in any manner destroyed, or deprived of his life, liberty, or property, but by the judgment of his peers, or the law of the land.
Page 124 - That the people have a right to bear arms for the defence of themselves, and the state; and as standing armies in time of peace, are dangerous to liberty, they ought not to be kept up: and that the military should be kept under strict subordination to. and governed by the civil power.
Page 906 - The number of Senators shall, at the several periods of making the enumeration before mentioned, be fixed by the Legislature, and apportioned among the several counties...