The Complete Compendium of Universal Knowledge: Containing All You Want to Know of Language, History, Government, Business and Social Forms, and a Thousand and One Other Useful Subjects

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Compendium publishing Company, 1895 - 813 pages
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Page 575 - ... that he will support the Constitution of the United States, and that he absolutely and entirely renounces and abjures all allegiance and fidelity to every foreign prince, potentate, state or sovereignty, and particularly, by name, to the prince, potentate, state or sovereignty of which he was before, a citizen or subject," which proceedings must be recorded by the clerk of the court.
Page 539 - ... 8. No title of nobility shall be granted by the United States; and no person holding any office of profit or trust under them shall, without the consent of the Congress, accept of any present, emolument, office, or title, of any kind whatever, from any king, prince, or foreign State.
Page 431 - Who counsels best? who whispers, "Be but great, With praise or infamy leave that to fate; Get place and wealth, if possible, with grace; If not, by any means get wealth and place~
Page 376 - A good name is rather to be chosen than great riches, and loving favor rather than silver and gold.
Page 575 - State or sovereignty of which he was before a citizen or subject," which proceedings must be recorded by the clerk of the court. Conditions for Citizenship. — If it shall appear to the satisfaction of the court to which the alien has applied that he has resided continuously within the United States for at least five years, and within the State or Territory where such court is at the time held one year at least ; and that during that time " lie has Iwhaved as a man of good moral character, attached...
Page 575 - States, and well disposed to the good order and happiness of the same," he will be admitted to citizenship. TITLES OF NOBILITY. If the applicant has borne any hereditary title or order of nobility, he must make an express renunciation of the same at the time of his application.
Page 378 - There is that maketh himself rich, yet hath nothing: there is that maketh himself poor, yet hath great riches.
Page 376 - BETTER is a dry morsel, and quietness therewith, than a house full of sacrifices with strife.
Page 570 - We favor an amendment to the federal constitution providing for the election of United States Senators by direct vote of the people, and we favor direct legislation wherever practicable.
Page 571 - ... all men are created equal; and are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights; and that among these are, life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness...

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