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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 Works of Charles Sumner, Volume 3

Charles Sumner - 1875
...the Court must each for itself be guided by its own opinion of the Constitution. Each public oflicer who takes an oath to support the Constitution swears that he will support it as he understands it, and*not as it it understood by others. It is as much the duty of the House of Representatives, of the...
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THE WORKS OF CHARLES SUMNER.

1875
...opinion of the Constitution. Each public officer, ivho takes an oath to support the Constitution, sivears that he will support it as he understands it, and not as it is ^mderstood by others*. It is as much the duty of the House of Representatives, of the Senate, and of...
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Text-book of Prose: From Burke, Webster, and Bacon : with Notes, and ...

Henry Norman Hudson - 1876 - 636 pages
...LNTERPRET THE LAW FOR HIMSELF. Isr that important document upon which it seems to be the President's fate to stand or to fall before the American people,...understands it, and not as it is understood by others." The general adoption of the sentiments expressed in this sentence would dissolve our government. It...
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Money and Its Laws: Embracing a History of Monetary Theories, and a History ...

Henry Varnum Poor - 1877 - 623 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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Money and Its Laws: Embracing a History of Monetary Theories, and a History ...

Henry Varnum Poor - 1877 - 623 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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The Constitutional and Political History

Dr. H. von Holst - 1879
...give a binding interpretation of the constitution in such questions. In the veto-message, he says: " Each public officer who takes an oath to support the...understands it, and not as it is understood by others." This was unquestionably correct in relation to open questions, but it was just as unquestionably incorrect...
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The Constitutional and Political History of the United States: 1828-1846 ...

Hermann Von Holst - 1879
...give a binding interpretation of the constitution in such questions. In the veto-message, he says: " Each public officer who takes an oath to support the...understands it, and not as it is understood by others." This was unquestionably correct in relation to open questions, but it was just as unquestionably incorrect...
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Rhetoric as an Art of Persuasion: From the Standpoint of a Lawyer

Daniel F. Miller - 1880 - 183 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...understands it, and not as it is understood by others.' "Now, Mr. President, I conceive, with great deference, that the President has mistaken the purport...
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Life and Public Services of Genl. Andrew Jackson: Seventh President of the U ...

John Stilwell Jenkins - 1880 - 397 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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The Constitutional and Political History of the United States: 1828-1846 ...

Hermann Von Holst - 1881
...binding interpretation of the constitution in such questions. In the veto-message, he says: " Each puhlic officer who takes an oath to support the constitution,...understands it, and not as it is understood by others." This was unquestionably correct in relation to open questions, but it was just as unquestionably incorrect...
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