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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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The Great Impeachment and Trial of Andrew Johnson: President of the United ...

Andrew Johnson - 1868 - 289 pages
...the court must each for itself be guided by its own opinion of tho Constitution. Every public oilicer who takes an oath to support the Constitution, swears that he will support it as he understand» it, and not as it ¡я underfltood by others. It is as much the duty of the House of .Representatives,...
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The Great Impeachment and Trial of Andrew Johnson: President of the United ...

Andrew Johnson - 1868 - 289 pages
...the Constitution. Every public officer who takes an oath to support the Constitution, sweara that ho will support it as he understands it, and not as it is underr be presented to them for passage and approval, as it IB ui the supremo judges when it may be...
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The First Book of the Law: Explaining the Nature, Sources, Books, and ...

Joel Prentiss Bishop - 1868 - 466 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 1 See, further, post, § 333-338, 473. that he will support it as he understands it, and not as it...
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The Works of Charles Sumner, Volume 3

Charles Sumner - 1871
...and the Court must, each for itself, be guided by its own opinion of the Constitution. Each puhlic officer, who takes an oath to support the Constitution,...that he will support it as he understands it, and not at it is understood by others. It is as much the duty of the House of Representatives, of the Senate,...
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The Works of Charles Sumner, Volume 4

Charles Sumner - 1871
...gnided by its own opinion of the Constitution. Eadi public officer, who takes an oath to support ttte Constitution, swears that he will support it as he understands it, and not as il is understood by otfsers. It is as much the duty of the House of Representatives, of the Senate,...
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The Works of Charles Sumner, Volume 3

Charles Sumner - 1871
...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 witt support it a* he understandt it, and not at it is understood by others. It is as much the duty...
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Reading and Elocution: Theoretical and Practical

Anna Randall Diehl - 1872 - 430 pages
...as he pleases. His language is, " Each public officer who takes an oath to support the oonstitution, swears 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 has over...
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COMMENTARIES ON THE CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES

JOSEPH STORY, LL.D. - 1873
...This Conutive, 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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The Congressional Globe

United States. Congress
...more fully hereafter. President Jackson declared, in his message to Congress of the 10th July, 1832, "Each public officer who takes an oath to support...understands it, and not as it is understood by others." In his manifesto of the 18lh September, 1833, he declared the power over the deposites belonged to...
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Analytical Fourth [-sixth] Reader: Containing Practical Directions for ...

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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