A History of Georgia for Use in Schools

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University Publishing Company, 1900 - Georgia - 352 pages
 

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Page xxxv - All taxes shall be uniform, upon the same class of subjects, within the territorial limits of the authority levying the tax, and shall be levied and collected under general laws...
Page xxi - No local or special law shall be passed unless notice of the intention to apply therefor shall have been published in the locality where the matter or thing to be affected may be situated, which notice shall state the...
Page xliv - Any amendment or amendments to this constitution may be proposed in the Senate or House of Representatives ; and if the same shall be agreed to by a majority of the members elected to each of the two Houses...
Page 37 - I happened, soon after, to attend one of his sermons, in the- course of which I perceived he intended to finish with a collection, and I silently resolved he should get nothing from me. I had in my pocket a handful of copper money, three or four silver dollars, and five pistoles in gold. As he proceeded I began to soften, and concluded to give the...
Page 310 - What does he do — this hero in gray with a heart of gold? Does he sit down in sullenness and despair? Not for a day. Surely God, who had stripped him of his prosperity, inspired him in his adversity. As ruin was never before so overwhelming, never was restoration swifter.
Page xiv - Every citizen may freely speak, write, and publish his sentiments on all subjects, being responsible for the abuse of that liberty.
Page xxiv - Assembly from taking the property and franchises of incorporated companies, and subjecting them to public use, the same as the property of individuals; and the exercise of the police power of the State shall never be abridged or so construed as to permit corporations to conduct their business in such manner as to infringe the equal rights of individuals or the general well-being of the State.
Page xv - And the General Assembly shall pass no special law for any case for which provision has been made by an existing general law.
Page xv - In cases of necessity, private ways may be granted upon just compensation being first paid by the applicant. Private property shall not be taken, or damaged, for public purposes, without just and adequate compensation being first paid.
Page xxvi - Every order, resolution, or vote, to which the concurrence of both Houses may be necessary (except on a question of adjournment...

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