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Page ii - An Act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies during the times therein mentioned." And also to the act, entitled " An Act supplementary to an Act, entitled, " An Act for the encouragement of learning, by securing the copies of maps, charts, and books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies during the time therein mentioned," and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving, and...
Page 213 - The fig-tree, not that kind for fruit renown'd, But such as, at this day, to Indians known; In Malabar or Decan spreads her arms, Branching so broad and long, that in the ground The bended twigs take root, and daughters grow About the mother tree, a pillar'd shade, High overarch'd, and echoing walks between...
Page 228 - Millions of Spirits for his fault amerced* Of Heaven, and from eternal splendours flung For his revolt; yet faithful how they stood, Their glory withered: as when Heaven's fire Hath scathed the forest oaks, or mountain pines, With singed top their stately growth though bare Stands on the blasted heath.
Page 621 - ... congress assembled, Having carefully considered the fundamental law of the Republic of Colombia, passed by the Congress of Venezuela, at the city of St Thomas of Angostura, on the 17th day of December, AD 1819, are of opinion, 1. That united in one republic, the provinces of Venezuela, and New Granada, possess all the means and faculties necessary to place them in the most elevated state of power and prosperity. 2. That constituted into separate republics, however closely bound by the ties of...
Page 213 - Decan spreads her arms, Branching so broad and long, that in the ground The bended twigs take root, and daughters grow About the mother tree, a pillar'd shade, High overarch'd, and echoing walks between : There oft the Indian herdsman, shunning heat, Shelters in cool, and tends his pasturing herds At loop-holes cut through thickest shade...
Page 622 - ... the intelligence, and the services rendered to the country. The present fundamental law of the union of the people of Colombia shall be solemnly promulgated in the towns and in the armies, inscribed on the public registers, and deposited in all the archives of the cabildos and corporations, civil and ecclesiastical, and shall be communicated to the Supreme Executive Power by a special deputation. Done in the Palace of the General Congress of Colombia, in the town of Rosario de Cucuta, the 12th...
Page 620 - Congress, to whom shall be presented, in the light of a project, the one decreed by the present Congress, and which, together with the laws promulgated by the same, shall immediately be put into execution, by way of an essay.
Page 619 - Granada, united in a single Republic, possess all the requisites for attaining the highest degree of power and prosperity; 2. That if formed into distinct republics, and even united by the closest ties, far from profiting by their great advantages, they could with difficulty give stability to, and command respect for, their sovereignty; 3. That these truths, being deeply impressed on the minds of all men of superior talents and sound patriotism, have determined the Governments of the two Republics...
Page 619 - Fé being taken away. 6. Each department shall have a superior administration and chief, for the present named by the existing Congress, with the title of Vice-President. 7. A new city, bearing the name of the Liberator, Bolivar, shall be the capital of the Republic of Colombia. Its plan and situation shall be determined by the first General Congress, on the principle of its being proportioned to the wants and conveniencies of the three departments, and to the grandeur nature has destined this opulent...