oath of allegiance


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oath of allegiance

an oath to be faithful and bear true allegiance to the Crown (see NATURALIZATION).
Collins Dictionary of Law © W.J. Stewart, 2006
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But you also say that our oath of allegiance is a conditional matter, and to that I reply: 'You are my best friend, as you know, but if you formed a secret society and began working against the government- be it what it may- I know it is my duty to obey the government.
Rapidly the fever spread from one tribe to another until representatives from nations so far distant that the Sarians had never even heard of them came in to take the oath of allegiance which we required, and to learn the art of making the new weapons and using them.
I looked inquiringly toward Ajor, who explained as best she could that this was the form of the Caspakian oath of allegiance. "You need never fear him after this," she concluded.
"`"I am a royalist," replied the general; "I have taken the oath of allegiance to Louis XVIII., and I will adhere to it." These words were followed by a general murmur, and it was evident that several of the members were discussing the propriety of making the general repent of his rashness.
A devoted Catholic, he took a part which must have been revolting to himself in the torturing and burning of Protestants; but his absolute loyalty to conscience showed itself to better purpose when in the almost inevitable reverse of fortune he chose harsh imprisonment and death rather than to take the formal oath of allegiance to the king in opposition to the Pope.
The oath of allegiance is tendered to him; he must either subscribe or stretch out his neck to the executioner; the fool takes the latter course, the coward subscribes, the wise man strikes a last blow for liberty--in his own heart.
The British Raj where we were ruled by White Man to serve HM national interest has been replaced by Brown Man who have pledged an oath of allegiance to HM or on oath revoked all loyalties they may have held in the past, now solely to serve what is required of them for national security interests of Uncle Sam.
The former Speaker, Kawuwa Damina, who was believed to be loyal to the former Governor, Mohammed Abdullahi Abubakar led the remaining 16 members to take their oath of office and oath of allegiance and were inaugurated at the special session presided over by the Deputy Speaker of the House, Danlami Ahmed Kawule.
The spokesperson of the youth, Daniel Osei Tutu, explained that upon the death of Nana Yaw Boakye, the Queenmother, Nana Yaa Nsowaah II, in consultation with the kingmakers, nominated one Ofori Barack who swore the oath of allegiance to the stool elders and people of Abenase and the late Ejisumanhene, Nana Aboagye Agyei II.
2630, which listed two requirements for regaining citizenship-taking an oath of allegiance to the Philippines and registering the same with the local civil registry in one's place of residence.
Edu Manzano insists Filipino citizenship despite serving in US Air Force !-- -- MANILA, Philippines Actor Edu Manzano insisted that he is a Filipino citizen and stressed that he never swore an oath of allegiance to the United States despite serving in the US Air Force before.