Search Images Maps Play YouTube News Gmail Drive More »
Sign in
Books Books
" 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
Full view - About this book

Ohio ArchŠological and Historical Quarterly

1913
...the sake of the possessor. The political criterion with Jefferson and Jackson once was, and was only; "is he honest, is he capable, is he faithful to the constitution?" But of what avail are all these now, under the discipline of the Regency-school? If the transit of...
Full view - About this book

The American Monthly Magazine, Volume 3

1893
...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 ?" It might be supposed from this that he was what would be known at this day as a civil-service reformer...
Full view - About this book

The John P. Branch Historical Papers of Randolph-Macon College

1913
...Old Dominion who announced that the true qualification for office was embraced in these few words: "Is he honest? is he capable? is he faithful to the Constitution?" All America would have denounced the sentiment if he had added: "Is he of the true religion?" When...
Full view - About this book

Randolph-Macon Historical Papers, Volume 4, Issue 1

1913
...Old Dominion who announced that the true qualification for office was embraced in these few words: "Is he honest? is he capable? is he faithful to the Constitution?" All America would have denounced the sentiment if he had added: "Is he of the true religion?" When...
Full view - About this book

Beginnings of the American People, Volume 2

Carl Lotus Becker - 1915 - 279 pages
...look forward 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? The embarrassment of the President was all the greater because removals from office were likely to...
Full view - About this book

Makers of America: Franklin, Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln

Emma Lilian Dana - 1915 - 205 pages
...selected men from his own party, who had education and practical experience. His tests were these: "Is he honest? Is he capable? Is he faithful to the Constitution ?" The country now was growing rapidly in population, wealth and industry, and it prospered under his...
Full view - About this book

Union and Democracy, Volume 2

Allen Johnson - 1915 - 346 pages
...look forward 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? The embarrassment of the President was all the greater because removals from office were likely to...
Full view - About this book

A Standard History of Georgia and Georgians: Georgia in the realm of ...

Lucian Lamar Knight - 1917
...because he has secured a party nomination, or shall we again recur to the test of Thomas Jefferson, "Is he honest, is he capable, is he faithful to the...sovereignty is preserved in all of its pristine purity. If this be, and it must be, an average southern audience, more than 99 per cent of my hearers are lineally...
Full view - About this book

New American History

Albert Bushnell Hart - 1917 - 652 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 point, he removed or replaced 109 civil officials, or about one third of...
Full view - About this book

The Public Servant, Volumes 1-2

Edward Augustus Fitzpatrick - 1916 - 26 pages
[ Sorry, this page's content is restricted ]
Snippet view - About this book




  1. My library
  2. Help
  3. Advanced Book Search
  4. Download EPUB
  5. Download PDF