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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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Journal of the House of Representatives of the State of Michigan, Volume 1

Michigan. Legislature. House of Representatives - 1865
...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 aa much the duty of the House of Representatives, of the Senate and of the President to decide...
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LIFE OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN

JOSEPH H. BARRETT - 1865
...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...understands it, and not as it is understood by others." Again and again have I heard Judge Douglas denounce that bank decision, and applaud General Jackson...
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Life of Abraham Lincoln, Sixteenth President of the United States ...

Frank Crosby - 1865 - 476 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 as be understands it, and not as it is understood by others.' "Again and again have I heard Judge Douglas...
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Inquiry into the origin and course of Political Parties

Martin Van Buren - 1867
...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...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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Analytical Fifth-[sixth] Reader: Containing an Introductory Article on the ...

Richard Edwards - 1867
...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...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 over...
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Inquiry Into the Origin and Course of Political Parties in the United States

Martin Van Buren - 1867 - 436 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 the Constitution, swears that he \vill support it as he understands it and not as it is understood by others.' 'The opinion of the judges...
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Analytical Sixth Reader: Containing an Introductory Article on the General ...

Richard Edwards - 1867 - 494 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 the constitution, swears that he mil support it as he understands it, and not as it is understood by others." " The opinion of the judges...
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Trial of Andrew Johnson: President of the United States, Before ..., Volume 2

Andrew Johnson - 1868
...the Executive, and the Court must each for itself be guided by its owu opinion of the Constitution. Each public officer who takes an oath to support the...understands it, and not as it is understood by others. I remember very well that there was a great deal of criticism at that day about this principle asserted...
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Analytical [-sixth] Reader, Book 6

Richard Edwards, John Russell Webb - 1868
...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...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 over...
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Trial of Andrew Johnson: President of the United States, Before ..., Volume 2

Andrew Johnson - 1868
...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...support it as he understands it, and not as it is underitood by others. It is as much the duty of the House of Representatives, of the Senate, and of...
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