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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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Text-book of Prose: From Burke, Webster, and Bacon : with Notes, and ...

Henry Norman Hudson - 1876 - 636 pages
...following 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." The general adoption of the sentiments expressed in this sentence would dissolve our government. It...
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Money and Its Laws: Embracing a History of Monetary Theories, and a History ...

Henry Varnum Poor - 1877 - 623 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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Money and Its Laws: Embracing a History of Monetary Theories, and a History ...

Henry Varnum Poor - 1877 - 623 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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Money and Its Laws: Embracing a History of Monetary Theories, and a History ...

Henry Varnum Poor - 1877 - 623 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 dutv of the House of Representatives, of the Senate, and of the President, to decide...
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Money and Its Laws: Embracing a History of Monetary Theories, and a History ...

Henry Varnum Poor - 1877 - 623 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 Constitutional and Political History

Dr. H. von Holst - 1879
...veto-message, he says: " 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." This was unquestionably correct in relation to open questions, but it was just as unquestionably incorrect...
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The Great Speeches and Orations of Daniel Webster: With an Essay on Daniel ...

Daniel Webster, Edwin Percy Whipple - 1879 - 707 pages
...language: " Each public officer who takes an oath to support the Constitution, swears that he will who had been suspected of the murder. They would have it understood tha Mr. President, the general adoption of the sentiments expressed in this sentence would dissolve our...
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Rhetoric as an Art of Persuasion: From the Standpoint of a Lawyer

Daniel F. Miller - 1880 - 183 pages
...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.' "Now, Mr. President, I conceive, with great deference, that the President has mistaken the purport...
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Life and Public Services of Genl. Andrew Jackson: Seventh President of the U ...

John Stilwell Jenkins - 1880 - 397 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 Constitutional and Political History of the United States: 1828-1846 ...

Hermann Von Holst - 1881
...veto-message, he says: " Each puhlic 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." This was unquestionably correct in relation to open questions, but it was just as unquestionably incorrect...
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