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One of these was the craze for Greek and Latin learning, and the other was a desire to hold office.
He, however, would not be anything but an emperor; but I was trembling all the time lest he should take a fancy to go into the Church, not finding myself fit to hold office in it; for I may tell you, though I seem a man, I am no better than a beast for the Church.
I only await one thing before following your advice; that is, a minister who will hold office for six months.
The principle of this objection would condemn a practice, which is to be seen in all the State governments, if not in all the governments with which we are acquainted: I mean that of rendering those who hold offices during pleasure, dependent on the pleasure of those who appoint them.
International members shall not hold concurrent membership in an affiliated state association as defined in Article IV hereof and they shall not have the right to vote, hold office, or enter students in MTNA competitions.
Such student/candidate members shall be required to pay dues, as established by the CalCPA Council, and they shall not be eligible to hold office or to vote on any matters, but all other privileges of CalCPA shall be extended to them.
The software also includes virtual auditoriums, classrooms, and offices with lamps where scholars can exchange information, teach classes, or hold office hours.
Jay Gerken were elected as Class I Directors of the Fund by shareholders of the Fund's common and preferred stock to hold office until the annual meeting of shareholders in the year 2016 or thereafter when respective successors are duly elected and qualified.
Dykema, D-Holliston, will hold office hours, 8-9 a.
Toy, whose current term of office shall expire at the AGM, be re-elected as a director of the Company to hold office in accordance with the Articles of Association of the Company for a two-year term with effect from the date of the AGM, be approved, confirmed and ratified.
have sent the company on their ceasing to hold office as auditor, and
Once a bishop always a bishop, and their tenacity to hold office in spite of certain limits is sufficient testimony.