The Question Book: A General Review of Common School Studies ...

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The author, 1879 - Examinations - 340 pages
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Page 214 - No title of nobility shall be granted by the United States, and no person holding any office of profit or trust under them, shall, without the consent of congress, accept of any present, emolument, office, or title of any kind whatever, from any king, prince or foreign state.
Page 212 - In case of a disagreement between the two houses, with respect to the time of adjournment...
Page 44 - He smote the rock of the national resources, and abundant streams of revenue gushed forth. He touched the dead corpse of public credit, and it sprang upon its feet.
Page 215 - The President shall, at stated times, receive for his services a compensation, which shall neither be increased or diminished during the period for which he shall have been elected, and he shall not receive within that period any other emolument from the United States, or any of them.
Page 216 - The first section of the third article of the constitution declares that "the judicial power of the United States shall be vested in one supreme court, and such inferior courts as congress may, from time to time, ordain and establish.
Page 171 - DISCOUNT is an abatement or deduction made for the. payment of a debt before it is due. The PRESENT WORTH of a debt, payable at a future time without interest, is...
Page 171 - Ad Valorem Duty is a sum computed on the cost of the goods in the country from which they were imported.
Page 194 - Monosyllables, and words accented on the last syllable, when they end with a single consonant preceded by a single vowel, double their final consonant before an additional syllable that begins with a vowel : as, rob, robber ; permit, permitt,ng.
Page 210 - He shall be impeached by the House of Representatives, and tried by the Senate, sitting for that purpose, on oath or affirmation, and the Chief Justice shall preside.
Page 315 - When a question is under debate no motion shall be received but to adjourn; to lie on the table; for the previous question; to postpone to a certain day; to commit or amend; to postpone indefinitely; which several motions shall have precedence in the order in which they are arranged...

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