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Usage examples for legislation

  1. Were the clergy now to leave it to the King, who however only represented the temporal power, to adjust the differences between their legislation and that of the state? – A History of England Principally in the Seventeenth Century, Volume I (of 6) by Leopold von Ranke
  2. There is no need for agreement or legislation. – The Value of Money by Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
  3. This is not legislation. – The American Judiciary by Simeon E. Baldwin, LLD
  4. It was responsible for the major part of legislation. – Our Legal Heritage, 4th Ed. by S. A. Reilly
  5. The irony of beneficent legislation! – Prison Memoirs of an Anarchist by Alexander Berkman
  6. Finally, there existed in the machinery of Territorial government a nice balance between administration on the one hand and legislation on the other, that is, between the part which was responsible directly to the President of the United States and the part which was responsible directly to the people of the Territory. – History of the Constitutions of Iowa by Benjamin F. Shambaugh
  7. These were areas in which Afro- Americans were employed in unusually high proportions, and this meant that a large portion of the Afro- American community was not covered by this legislation. – The Black Experience in America The Immigrant Heritage of America by Norman Coombs
  8. And this candidate must be equally the foe of class legislation and the friend of State rights. – Trumps by George William Curtis
  9. For instance, the control of cities through new municipal legislation, and a Board of Control, or Administration. – Life Gleanings by T. J. Macon
  10. His tariff principles were in accord with those of the President, and his position as Speaker enabled him to determine the make- up of the Committee on Ways and Means, which would frame any tariff legislation. – The United States Since The Civil War by Charles Ramsdell Lingley
  11. Mr. Hooper continued to aid in the legislation of his adopted state and pursue his profession until 1787 when his health became impaired which compelled him to retire from public life and the bar and seek that repose in domestic enjoyment that had always been more congenial to his mind than public stations however lofty. – Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution by L. Carroll Judson
  12. He has learned the value of observing other people's legislation. – A Gentleman from Mississippi by Thomas A. Wise
  13. Speranski considered the Code Napoleon the model of all progressive legislation. – A Short History of Russia by Mary Platt Parmele
  14. What they wanted in this country was administration and not more legislation, and if they were to put the laws which they had into force in the Free State at the present time he had no doubt that there would be a rebellion. – Native-Life-in-South-Africa by Plaatje, Sol (Solomon Tshekisho)
  15. It is, however, still a theory, not adopted in any legislation or in practice anywhere in the world. – The Complete Essays of C. D. Warner by Charles Dudley Warner
  16. In my opinion, it was better to lose the South and save the North, than to try through such legislation to save the South, and thus lose both North and South. – The Facts of Reconstruction by John R. Lynch
  17. And you are going to make us fight a country where men work eleven hours a day, for lower wages, with our hands tied behind our backs by legislation of this kind? – Marcella by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  18. This legislation of the restoration was " to the end that there be no poor among you." – The Right and Wrong Uses of the Bible by R. Heber Newton
  19. To him the Declaration of Independence was the supreme law, and it was the duty of Congress to express its principles in appropriate legislation. – The Sequel of Appomattox A Chronicle of the Reunion of the States, Volume 32 In The Chronicles Of America Series by Walter Lynwood Fleming
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