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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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Memoirs of General Andrew Jackson ... to which is Added the Eulogy of Hon ...

1845 - 270 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 Addresses and Messages of the Presidents of the United States ..., Volume 2

United States. President - 1846
...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 Life of Gen. Andrew Jackson ...: With an Appendix: Containing the Most ...

John Stilwell Jenkins - 1847 - 288 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 Life of General Andrew Jackson ...

John Stilwell Jenkins - 1847 - 288 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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Biographical memoir [by Edward Everet] and speeches on various occasions

Daniel Webster - 1851
..." 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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Freedom National; Slavery Sectional

Charles Sumner - 1852 - 78 pages
...Constitution. Each public officer, who takes an oath to support the Constitution, swears thai he toil! 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 Works of Daniel Webster

Daniel Webster - 1853
...language: — " 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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The Statesman's Manual: The Addresses and Messages of the ..., Volume 2

United States. President - 1853
...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 representative's, of the senate, and of the president, to decide...
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Thirty Years' View; Or, A History of the Working of the American ..., Volume 1

Thomas Hart Benton - 1854
...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 mcch the duty of the House of Representatives, of the Senate, and of the President, to deiie...
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Thirty Years' View: Or, A History of the Working of the American ..., Volume 1

Thomas Hart Benton - 1854
...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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