appointment


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appointment

Property law nomination to an interest in property under a deed or will
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"No, monsieur le comte, the second appointment is for Mademoiselle de la Baume le Blanc de la Valliere."
"I suspected it," he continued -- "another application for an appointment under Monsieur.
Did you not say that he intended to make you a present of some appointment in the king's house
How can you talk of keeping the appointment, in your state of health?
He means to keep his appointment with the ghost, does he?
Germaine, how my wife's far-away cousin kept an appointment with a ghost, and what came of it."*
It is SUFFICIENT for such a government that the persons administering it be appointed, either directly or indirectly, by the people; and that they hold their appointments by either of the tenures just specified; otherwise every government in the United States, as well as every other popular government that has been or can be well organized or well executed, would be degraded from the republican character.
His principal weight and influence in the republic are derived from this independent title; from his great patrimonial estates; from his family connections with some of the chief potentates of Europe; and, more than all, perhaps, from his being stadtholder in the several provinces, as well as for the union; in which provincial quality he has the appointment of town magistrates under certain regulations, executes provincial decrees, presides when he pleases in the provincial tribunals, and has throughout the power of pardon.
In his military capacity he commands the federal troops, provides for garrisons, and in general regulates military affairs; disposes of all appointments, from colonels to ensigns, and of the governments and posts of fortified towns.
Folding the letter and smoothing it with a massive ivory knife, and putting it in an envelope with the money, he rang the bell with the gratification it always afforded him to use the well arranged appointments of his writing-table.
Yes, you'll see, that appointment will slip up, just like the invasion from Boulogne, and the march to Russia, for the success of which a great genius has gathered together all the chances.
The appointment can't be made and signed under ten days.