He told her how important such an alliance would be, and pressed her to consent
Feeling that resistance was useless, unless I could first obtain Laura's authority to make it, I consented
to speak to her, but declared, at the same time, that I would on no consideration undertake to gain her consent
to Sir Percival's wishes.
1648, by which their independence was formerly and finally recognized, was concluded without the consent
And as it is to be appropriated to this use with the consent
of the State ceding it; as the State will no doubt provide in the compact for the rights and the consent
of the citizens inhabiting it; as the inhabitants will find sufficient inducements of interest to become willing parties to the cession; as they will have had their voice in the election of the government which is to exercise authority over them; as a municipal legislature for local purposes, derived from their own suffrages, will of course be allowed them; and as the authority of the legislature of the State, and of the inhabitants of the ceded part of it, to concur in the cession, will be derived from the whole people of the State in their adoption of the Constitution, every imaginable objection seems to be obviated.
I've known terrible consequences arise from the denial of a consent
, not half as explicit as your own.
That is the second time you have said so, Raoul; it was quite unnecessary, you require my formal consent
, and you have it.
Having learnt enough, in the meanwhile, from her open-hearted brother, of what had passed between him and Lady Susan to sink the latter lower than ever in her opinion, she was proportionably more anxious to get Frederica removed from such a mother, and placed under her own care; and, though with little hope of success, was resolved to leave nothing unattempted that might offer a chance of obtaining her sister-in-law's consent
Neither House, during the Session of Congress, shall, without the Consent
of the other, adjourn for more than three days, nor to any other Place than that in which the two Houses shall be sitting.
That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent
of the governed, That whenever any Form of Government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the Right of the People to alter or to abolish it, and to institute new Government, laying its foundation on such principles and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their Safety and Happiness.
Morland says exactly the same," replied Isabella; "and yet I dare not expect it; my fortune will be so small; they never can consent
It may also be brought about by fraud in two different ways, either when the people, being at first deceived, willingly consent
to an alteration in their government, and are afterwards obliged by force to abide by it: as, for instance, when the four hundred imposed upon the people by telling them that the king of Persia would supply them with money for the war against the Lacedaemonians; and after they had been guilty of this falsity, they endeavoured to keep possession of the supreme power; or when they are at first persuaded and afterwards consent
to be governed: and by one of these methods which I have mentioned are all revolutions in governments brought about.
No one shall come here without your entire consent