All profess to be content in the Union if all Constitutional rights can be maintained.
From questions of this class spring all our constitutional controversies, and we divide upon them into majorities and minorities.
All this has been done; and done without the least color of constitutional authority.
The public interest, the necessity of the case, imposed upon them the task of overleaping their constitutional limits.
If you will interpret the word INTOLERANCE as FIRMNESS OF PRINCIPLE, if you do not wish to condemn in the catholic soul of the Abbe de Sponde the stoicism which Walter Scott has made you admire in the puritan soul of Jeanie Deans' father; if you are willing to recognize in the Roman Church the Potius mori quam foedari that you admire in republican tenets,--you will understand the sorrow of the Abbe de Sponde when he saw in his niece's salon the apostate priest, the renegade, the pervert, the heretic, that enemy of the Church, the guilty taker of the Constitutional oath.
Secretly supported by the liberals, protected by the Church, calling himself a constitutional royalist, he kept beside the aristocracy of the department in the one hope of ruining it,--and he did ruin it.
Even in the constitutional
realm of Trade Winds, north and south of the equator, ships are overtaken by strange disturbances.
It had been a speech such as only constitutional
The skeleton of even the most lawless despot makes a good constitutional
I have no constitutional
predisposition for alcohol.
Two featherless beings appeared, uninvited, at the door of the summer-house, surveyed the constitutional
creepers, and said, "These must come down"--looked around at the horrid light of noonday, and said, "That must come in"--went away, thereupon, and were heard, in the distance, agreeing together, "To-morrow it shall be done.
I'm a constitutional
officer that works for my living, and does my work creditable.