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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... "
A Political Text-book for 1860: Comprising a Brief View of Presidential ... - Page 177
1860 - 248 pages
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Register of Debates in Congress: Comprising the Leading ..., Volume 2; Volume 10

United States. Congress - United States - 1825
...authorities of this Government. The Congress, the Executive, and the Court, must each for itself be guided by its own opinion of the constitution. Each...understands it, and not as it is understood by others." The constitution of the United States prescribes that all officers, "both of the United States and...
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Debates in Congress

United States. Congress - Law - 1825
...authorities of this Government. The Congress, the Executive, and the Court, must each for itself be guided by its own opinion of the constitution. Each...that he will support it as he understands it, and amount not to be exceeded, are nevertheless qualified, | not as it is understood by others." The constitution...
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Journal of the Proceedings of the National Republican Convention, Held at ...

National Republican Party (Mass.). Convention, National Republican Party (U.S.). Massachusetts Convention, National Republican Party (U.S.). Massachusetts - Campaign literature - 1832 - 75 pages
...stand, or to fall, before the American People, the VETO Message, he holds the following language : " Each public officer, who takes an oath to support...understands it, and not as it is understood by others." Mr. President, the general adoption of the sentiments, expressed in this sentence, would dissolve our...
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Speeches and Forensic Arguments, Volume 2

Daniel Webster - United States - 1835
...stand, or to fall, before the American people, the veto message, he holds the following language : — " Each public officer, who takes an oath to support...understands it, and not as it is understood by others." Mr. President, the general adoption of the sentiments expressed in this sentence would dissolve our...
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Speeches of the Hon. Henry Clay, of the Congress of the United States

Henry Clay - United States - 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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The American Politician: Containing the Declaration of the Independence, the ...

M. Sears - Statesmen - 1842 - 552 pages
...authorities of this government. The Congress, the executive, and the court, must each for itself be guided by its own opinion of the constitution. Each...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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Speeches of the Hon. Henry Clay, of the Congress of the United States

Henry Clay - United States - 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 Life and Speeches of Henry Clay, of Kentucky, Volume 2

Henry Clay - United States - 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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Addresses and Messages of the Presidents of the United States from ...

United States. President - Presidents - 1842 - 754 pages
...authorities of this government. 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 onth to support the constitution, swears that he will support it as he understands it, and not as it...
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The Life and Speeches of Henry Clay, Volume 2

Henry Clay - Lawyers - 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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