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Illinois as It Is: Its History, Geography, Statistics, Constitution, Laws ...
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Page 189 - The fourth section enacts that after the date there mentioned "no action shall be brought whereby to charge any executor or administrator upon any special promise to answer damages out of his own estate...
Page 161 - That all men have a natural and indefeasible right to worship Almighty God according to the dictates of their own consciences ; that no man can of right be compelled to attend, erect, or support any place of worship, or to maintain any ministry, against his consent ; that no human authority can, in any case whatever, control or interfere with the rights of conscience ; and that no preference shall ever be given by law to any religious establishments or modes of worship.
Page 161 - That all men are born equally free and independent, and have certain inherent and indefeasible rights, among which are those of enjoying and defending life and liberty, of acquiring, possessing, and protecting property and reputation, and of pursuing their own happiness.
Page 281 - twas but the wind, Or the car rattling o'er the stony street; On with the dance! let joy be unconfined; No sleep till morn, when Youth and Pleasure meet To chase the glowing Hours with flying feet But hark!
Page 197 - ... any person who shall wilfully violate any of the provisions of this act shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction...
Page 151 - Governor ; but in all such cases, the votes of both Houses shall be determined by yeas and nays, to be entered on the journal of each House respectively.
Page 161 - That all power is inherent in the people, and all free governments are founded on their authority and instituted for their peace, safety and happiness.
Page 139 - No person shall be a senator who shall not have attained the age of thirty years, and been nine years a citizen of the United States, and who shall not, when elected, be an inhabitant of that state for which he shall be chosen.
Page 138 - We, the people of the State of Illinois — grateful to Almighty God for the civil, political and religious liberty which He hath so long permitted us to enjoy, and looking to Him for a blessing upon our endeavors to secure and transmit the same unimpaired to succeeding generations...