They knew, these excellent old persons, that, by all established
rule -- and, as regarded some of them, weighed by their own lack of efficiency for business -- they ought to have given place to younger men, more orthodox in politics, and altogether fitter than themselves to serve our common Uncle.
The people could not have stood it; and, moreover, I should have had the Established
Roman Catholic Church on my back in a minute.
So originated the wide-spread custom of wearing spectacles in Germany; and as a custom once established
in these old lands is imperishable, this one remains universal in the empire to this day.
He said the society had been in existence four years, and already had two members, and was firmly established
He cried, he pleaded for forgiveness, promised to reform over and over again, and then received his dismissal, feeling that he had won but an imperfect forgiveness and established
but a feeble confidence.
In a week she had mastered the course of events up to the Revolution, and in ten days had arrived at Yorktown, where the class had apparently established
If we resort for a criterion to the different principles on which different forms of government are established
, we may define a republic to be, or at least may bestow that name on, a government which derives all its powers directly or indirectly from the great body of the people, and is administered by persons holding their offices during pleasure, for a limited period, or during good behavior.
And here Grandfather took occasion to talk rather tediously about the nature and forms of government that established
themselves, almost spontaneously, in Massachusetts and the other New England colonies.
Leaving twelve men here, with a stock of goods, to trade with the neighboring tribes, he prosecuted his journey to the Columbia; where he established
another post, called Fort Williams, on Wappatoo Island, at the mouth of the Wallamut.
Instead of making casual voyages, in transient ships, they established
regular trading houses in the high latitudes, along the northwest coast of America, and upon the chain of the Aleutian Islands between Kamtschatka and the promontory of Alaska.
He shall have Power, by and with the Advice and Consent of the Senate, to make Treaties, provided two thirds of the Senators present concur; and he shall nominate, and by and with the Advice and Consent of the Senate, shall appoint Ambassadors, other public Ministers and Consuls, Judges of the supreme Court, and all other Officers of the United States, whose Appointments are not herein otherwise provided for, and which shall be established
by Law: but the Congress may by Law vest the Appointment of such inferior Officers, as they think proper, in the President alone, in the Courts of Law, or in the Heads of Departments.
Prudence, indeed, will dictate that Governments long established
should not be changed for light and transient causes; and accordingly all experience hath shown, that mankind are more disposed to suffer, while evils are sufferable, than to right themselves by abolishing the forms to which they are accustomed.