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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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Cyclopaedia of Political Science, Political Economy, and of the ..., Volume 2

John Joseph Lalor - 1883
...decided that such a bank was constitutional. His position, as stated in his veto message, was tliat"each public officer, who takes an oath to support the constitution,...understands it, and not as it is understood by others." The high political excitement of thetime obviously carried both parties to extremes. The position of...
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Notes on History: The constitutional history of the United States, Volume 9

Frank Gaylord Cook - 1882
...must each for itself be guided bv its own opinion of the Constitution. Each public officer, when he takes an oath to support the Constitution, swears that he will support it as he understands it." The House, the Senate, and the Pres. must each decide on the constitutionality of a measure before...
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The History of Democracy Considered as a Party Name and as a Political ...

Jonathan Norcross - 1883 - 227 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 Civil Polity of the United States Considered in Its Theory and Practice

Meeds Tuthill - 1883 - 284 pages
...office. If any one doubts it, let him read the Veto Message of Jackson in 1832, where he declares: "Each public officer who takes an oath to support...understands it and not as it is understood by others." Now the Jackson party, we all know, is the "strict construction " party. It is strict in this way,—that...
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Cyclopędia of Political Science, Political Economy, and of the Political ...

John Joseph Lalor - 1883
...decided that such a bank was constitutional. His position, as stated in his veto message, was that "each public officer, who takes an oath to support the constitution, swears that lie will support it as he understands it, and not as it is understood by others." The high political...
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Cyclopędia of Political Science, Political Economy, and of the ..., Volume 2

John Joseph Lalor - 1883
...decided that such a bank was constitutional. His position, as stated in his veto message, was that "each public officer, who takes an oath to support the constitution, swears tliat he will support it as he understands it, and not as it is understood by others." The high political...
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The History of Democracy: Considered as a Party Name and as a Political ...

Jonathan Norcross - 1884 - 227 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 Condition of Contemporary Federalism: Conflicting Theories and ...

United States. Advisory Commission on Intergovernmental Relations - 1981 - 251 pages
...the Executive, and the Court must each for itself be guided by its ow n 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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Hearings on the Equal Access Act: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Education and Labor. Subcommittee on Elementary, Secondary, and Vocational Education - 1984 - 242 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...understands it, and not as it is understood by others." Id. at 402. At one point Lincoln observed that quoting Jefferson and Jackson to Douglas was like quoting...
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Federalism and the Federal Judiciary: Hearings Before the ..., Volume 4

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Separation of Powers - 1984 - 754 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...he will support it as he understands it, and not as understood by others. It is as much the duty of the House of Representatives, of the Senate, and of...
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