House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents: 13th Congress, 2d Session-49th Congress, 1st Session, Volume 8

Front Cover

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Selected pages

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 576 - If a Jew wrong a Christian, what is his humility? revenge; If a Christian wrong a Jew, what should his sufferance be by Christian example? why, revenge. The villainy, you teach me, I will execute ; and it shall go hard, but I will better the instruction.
Page 600 - The previous question shall be put in this form: "Shall the
Page 611 - I, , do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will bear true allegiance to the United States of America; and that I will serve them honestly and faithfully against all their enemies or opposers whatsoever.
Page 598 - The officers of this Society shall consist of a President, two Vice-Presidents, a...
Page 293 - Sentence — And the commission therefore sentence him, the said DAVID E. HERRÓLO, to be hanged by the neck until he be dead, at such time and place as the President of the United States shall direct, twothirds of the members of the commission concurring therein.
Page 516 - Whenever the officials, to whom the people have intrusted the powers of the government, shall refuse to administer it in strict accordance' with its constitution, and shall assume and exercise power or authority not delegated, it is the inherent right, and imperative duty of the people, to resist such officials, and, if need be, expel them by force of arms. Such resistance is not revolution, but is solely the assertion of right.
Page 600 - House shall, if appealed to, decide on the case, but without debate : if there be no appeal, the decision of the Chair shall be submitted to. If the decision be in favor of the member called to order, he shall...
Page 544 - A. No, sir, not that I know of. Q. Do you know whether she went to the office to pay her bill?
Page 615 - When a soldier without arms, or with side-arms only, meets an officer, he is to raise his hand to the right side of the visor of his cap, palm to the front, elbow raised as high as the shoulder, looking at the same time in a respectful and soldier-like manner at the officer, who will return the compliment thus offered.
Page 637 - No person shall speak more than twice to the same question, without leave of the Board ; nor more than once, until every member choosing to speak shall have spoken.

Bibliographic information