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" The Congress, the executive, and the court must each for itself be guided by its own opinion of the Constitution. Each public officer who takes an oath to support the Constitution swears that he will support it as he understands it, and not as it is understood... "
Charles Sumner; His Complete Works: With Introduction by Hon. George Frisbie ... - Page 180
by Charles Sumner - 1900
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Speeches and Forensic Arguments, Volume 2

Daniel Webster - 1835
...Each public officer, who takes an oath to support the Constitution, swears that he will support it as he understands it, and not as it is understood by others." Mr. President, the general adoption of the sentiments expressed in this sentence would dissolve our...
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Messages of Gen. Andrew Jackson: With a Short Sketch of His Life

United States. President (1829-1837 : Jackson) - 1837 - 429 pages
...constitution. Each public officer, who takes an oath to support the constitution, swears that he will support it as he understands it, and not as it is understood by others. It is as much the duty of the House of Representatives, of the Senate and of the President, to decide...
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Political Sketches of Eight Years in Washington: In Four Parts, with ..., Part 1

Robert Mayo - 1839 - 216 pages
...constitution. Each public officer, who takes an oath to support the constitution, swears that he will support it as he understands it, and not as it is understood by others. It is as much the duty of the House of Representatives, of the Senate, and of the President to decide...
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The Political Text Book: Containing the Declaration of Independence, with ...

Edward Currier - 1841 - 489 pages
...constitution. Each public officer who takes an oath to support the constitution, swears that he will support it as he understands it, and not as it is understood by others. It is as much the duty of the House of Representatives, of the Senate, and of the President, to decide...
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Addresses and Messages of the Presidents of the United States from ...

United States. President - 1842 - 754 pages
...constitution. Each public officer, who takes an onth to support the constitution, swears that he will support it as he understands it, and not as it is understood by others. It is as much the duty of the House of Representatives, of the Senate, and of the President, to decide...
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Speeches of the Hon. Henry Clay, of the Congress of the United States

Henry Clay - 1842 - 504 pages
...is : " Each public officer, who takes an oath to sup- ~ port the constitution, swears that he will support it as he understands it, and not as it is understood by others." * * * " The •opinion of the judges has no more authority over Congress than the opinion of Congress...
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The Life and Speeches of Henry Clay ...

Henry Clay - 1843
...language is, " Each public officer, who takes an oath to support the constitution, swears that he will support it as he understands it, and not as it is understood by others." * * The opinion of the judges has no more authority over Congress than the opinion of Congress...
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The Life and Speeches of the Hon. Henry Clay ...

Henry Clay - 1843
...language is, 'each public officer, who takes an oath to support the constitution, swears that he will support it as he understands it, and not as it is understood by others.' * * * 'The opinion of the judges has no more authority over congress than the opinion of congress has...
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The Life and Speeches of the Hon. Henry Clay ...

Henry Clay - 1843
...each public officer, who takes an oath to support the constitution, swears that he will support it as he understands it, and not as it is understood by others.' * * * 'The opinion of the judges has no more authority over congress than the opinion of congress has...
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The American Politician: Containing the Declaration of Independence, the ...

M. Sears - 1844 - 564 pages
...constitution. Each public officer who takes an oath to support the constitution, swears that he will support it as he understands it, and not as it is understood by others. It is as much the duty of the House of Representatives, of the Senate, and of the President, to decide...
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