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Página 59 - When a motion is made and seconded, it shall be stated by the Speaker, or, being in writing, it shall be handed to the Chair, and read aloud .by the Clerk, before debated. Every motion shall be reduced to writing, if the Speaker or any member desire it. After a motion is stated by the Speaker...
Página 60 - Pinel entered his cell unattended, and calmly said to him, " Captain, I will order your chains to be taken off, and give you liberty to walk in the court, if you will promise me to behave well and injure no one.
Página 26 - In testimony whereof, the said parties of the first part have hereunto set their hands and seals the day and year first above written.
Página 60 - English captain, whose history no one knew, as he had been in chains forty years. He was thought to be one of the most furious among them ; his keepers approached him with caution, as he had in a fit of fury killed one of them on the spot with a blow from his manacles. He was chained more rigorously than any of the others. Pinel entered his cell unattended, and calmly said...
Página 143 - ... be punished by imprisonment in the penitentiary for a term not exceeding five years...
Página 56 - An act to appropriate the proceeds of the sales of the public lands...
Página 36 - Custom-Houses, and for other purposes, to be delivered to the governor of each state in the Union, or such person as he may appoint, for the use of the states respectively, to the end that a uniform standard of weights and measures may be established throughout the United States.
Página 193 - America for the year nineteen hundred and three, and all acts or parts of acts inconsistent with or repugnant to the provisions of this act are hereby repealed.
Página 60 - He raised himself many times from his seat, but fell again on it, for he had been in a sitting posture so long that he had lost the use of his legs. In a quarter of an hour he succeeded in maintaining his balance, and, with tottering steps, came to the door of his dark cell. His first look was at the sky, and he cried out enthusiastically,
Página 60 - You may do what you will with them,' said he, ' but I fear you will become their victim.' Pinel instantly commenced his undertaking. There were about fifty whom he considered might, without danger to the others, be unchained ; and he began by releasing twelve, with the sole precaution of having previously prepared the same number of strong waistcoats, with long sleeves, which could be tied behind the back if necessary. " The first man on whom the experiment was tried was an English captain, whose...

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