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" I shall correct the procedure ; but that done, return with joy to that state of things, when the only questions concerning a candidate shall be, is he honest ? Is he capable ? Is he faithful to the Constitution ? I tender you the homage of my high respect. "
New Outlook - Page 474
1901
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Masterpieces of American Eloquence: Christian Herald Selection

1900 - 504 pages
...done, return with joy to that state of things when the only question concerning a candidate shall be, Is he honest? Is he capable? Is he faithful to the Constitution ? " Mr. Jefferson here recognizes that these had been the considerations which had usually determined...
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American orators

Mayo Williamson Hazeltine - 1903
...done, return with joy to that state of things when the only question concerning a candidate shall be, Is he honest? Is he capable? Is he faithful to the Constitution?" Mr. Jefferson here recognizes that these had been the considerations which had usually determined appointments;...
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The Formation and Development of the Constitution

Thomas Francis Moran - 1904 - 504 pages
...return with joy to that state of things, where the only questions concerning a candidate shall be, is he honest ? Is he capable ? Is he faithful to the Constitution ? " Jefferson removed a score of office holders as a rebuke to Adams. Then there followed a series...
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The History of North America, Volume 7

1904
...return with joy to that state of things, where the only questions concerning a candidate shall be, is he honest ? Is he capable ? Is he faithful to the Constitution ?" Jefferson removed a score of office holders as a rebuke to Adams. Then there followed a series of...
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The Civil Service and the Patronage

Carl Russell Fish - 1904 - 280 pages
...done, return with joy to that state of things, when the only questions concerning a candidate shall be, is he honest ? Is he capable ? Is he faithful to the Constitution ? " l With a zest and an analytical keenness worthy of the New L York Evening Post of to-day, its first...
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New York Teachers' Monographs, Volume 6

1904
...voted for him. "Spoils System." His object was to give each political party an equal share of offices. Is he honest? Is he capable? Is he faithful to the Constitution? Action established "Spoils System." States admitted : Arkansas, 1836; Michigan, 1837; Florida, 1845....
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Issues of the Day: Being a Text-book on the Political Situation, Past and ...

James Lawrence Nichols - 1904 - 624 pages
...resisted it and declared in his famous phrase, that " the only questions concerning a candidate shall be, Is he honest? Is he capable? Is he faithful to the Constitution ?" Madison, Monroe and John Quincy Adams followed him so faithfully that the Joint Congressional Committee...
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Harper's Encyclopędia of United States History from 458 A.D. to 1909: Based ...

Benson John Lossing - 1905
...done, return with joy to that state of thing! when the only question concerning a candidate shall I«', Is he honest? Is he capable? Is he faithful to the Constitution?" Mr. Jefferson here recognizes that these had been the considerations which had usually determined appointments;...
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Masterpieces of Eloquence: Famous Orations of Great World Leaders ..., Volume 20

Mayo Williamson Hazeltine - 1905 - 11114 pages
...done, return with joy to that state of things when the only question concerning a candidate shall be, Is he honest? Is he capable? Is he faithful to the Constitution?" Mr. Jefferson here recognizes that these had been the considerations which had usually determined appointments;...
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Essentials in American History (from the Discovery to the Present Day)

Albert Bushnell Hart - 1905 - 583 pages
...shall return with joy to that state of things when the only questions concerning a candidate shall be, Is he honest? Is he capable? Is he faithful to the Constitution?" Before he could reach that millennium, he removed or replaced 109 civil officials, or about one third...
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