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But as their government inclines to an oligarchy, they avoid the ill effects of it by always appointing some of the popular party to the government of cities to make their fortunes.
what a holding of important meetings and appointing of solemn committees
The prince was rather alarmed at all this, and was obliged to end by appointing the same hour of the following day for the interview desired.
I divided the forces into divisions, regiments, battalions, companies, and even to platoons and sections, appointing the full complement of officers and noncommissioned officers.
Still further, since he had lived longer than the oldest priest of them, his had been the appointing of every one of them.
Warden," he added to that official, as the Convict slunk away, "in appointing you to this position, I was given to understand that your friends could make the Shikane county delegation to the next State convention solid for - for the present Administration.
She never came back, and two years later, without selling his farm or anything that was his, or appointing an agent to look after his interests, or removing his household goods, Harding, with the rest of the family, left the country.
the throne issued a decree appointing a High Council of Empire
In appointing Monsieur de la Billardiere gentleman-in-ordinary--'"