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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... "
Speeches and Forensic Arguments - Page 115
by Daniel Webster - 1835
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Speeches of the Hon. Henry Clay, of the Congress of the United States

Henry Clay - 1842 - 504 pages
...announces that each public officer may interpret the constitution as he pleases. His language is : " Each public officer, who takes an oath to support...understands it, and not as it is understood by others." * * * " The opinion of the judges has no more authority over Congress than the opinion of Congress...
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Addresses and Messages of the Presidents of the United States from ...

United States. President - 1842 - 754 pages
...for itself be guided by its own opinion of the constitution. Each public officer, who takes an onth to support the constitution, swears that he will support...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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Speeches of the Hon. Henry Clay, of the Congress of the United States

Henry Clay - 1842 - 504 pages
...constitution as he pleases. His language is : " Each public officer, who takes an oath to sup- ~ port the constitution, swears that he will support it as...understands it, and not as it is understood by others." * * * " The •opinion of the judges has no more authority over Congress than the opinion of Congress...
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The American Politician: Containing the Declaration of the Independence, the ...

M. Sears - 1842 - 552 pages
...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 a^ he understands it, and not as it is understood by others. It is as much the duty of the House of...
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The Life and Speeches of Henry Clay, of Kentucky, Volume 2

Henry Clay - 1843
...he pleases. His language is, " Each public officer, who takes an oath to support the constitu*-iiMi, swears that he will support it as he understands it, and not as it ON THE VETO OF THE BANK. 101 is understood by others." * * * " The opinion of the judges has no more...
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The Life and Speeches of the Hon. Henry Clay ...

Henry Clay - 1843
...president announces that each public officer may interpret the constitution as he pleases. His language is, 'each public officer, who takes an oath to support...understands it, and not as it is understood by others.' * * * 'The opinion of the judges has no more authority over congress than the opinion of congress has...
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The Life and Speeches of Henry Clay ...

Henry Clay - 1843
...announces that each public officer may interpret the constitution as he pleases. His language is, " Each public officer, who takes an oath to support...understands it, and not as it is understood by others." * * The opinion of the judges has no more authority over Congress than the opinion of Congress...
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The Life and Speeches of Henry Clay ...

Henry Clay - 1843
...pleases. His language is, " Each public officer, who takes an oath to support the constitution, vwears that he will support it as he understands it, and not as it is understood by others." * * * " The opinion of the judges has no more authority over Congress than the opinion of Congress...
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The Life and Speeches of Henry Clay, Volumes 1-2

Henry Clay - 1843
...announces that each public officer may interpret the constitution as he pleases. His language is, " Each public officer, who takes an oath to support the constitution, swears that he will support it a* be understands it, and not ta it is understood bj others." • * • " The opinion of the judges...
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The American Politician: Containing the Declaration of Independence, the ...

M. Sears - 1844 - 564 pages
...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...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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