Usage examples for legislature

  1. Describe the Legislature and Congress? – School History of North Carolina by John W. Moore
  2. But he can't fill the legislature with his men as he did twelve years ago. – The Captain of the Gray-Horse Troop by Hamlin Garland
  3. The deeds have been transferred to the State of California and accepted by the Legislature – The Old Franciscan Missions Of California by George Wharton James
  4. In pursuing their inquiries, your Committee have endeavored chiefly to keep in view the conduct of persons in the highest station, particularly of those in whom the legislature as well as the Company, have placed a special confidence,- judging that the conduct of such persons is not only most important in itself, but most likely to influence the subordinate ranks of the service. – The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. VIII. (of 12) by Edmund Burke
  5. Elected to the Legislature 1849, for Sherbrooke. – The Makers of Canada: Index and Dictionary of Canadian History by Various
  6. It is the creature of law and exists only at the pleasure of the Legislature – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  7. The attention of the Legislature of Upper Canada was, about this time, frequently turned to the post office, which still continued under the Imperial control. – Canadian Postal Guide by Various
  8. Despite the weakness of the government, the legislature was called upon to deal with several questions which pressed for immediate action. – Lord Elgin by John George Bourinot
  9. Is not that the guide and rule of this legislature – The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus by American Anti-Slavery Society
  10. 2. Compare the officers of Congress with the officers of your state legislature – Problems in American Democracy by Thames Ross Williamson
  11. The continental legislature has, therefore, a right to make rules in all cases by which their judicial courts shall proceed and decide causes. – Essays on the Constitution of the United States by Paul Leicester Ford
  12. The legislature rejected the plan. – The Road to Independence: Virginia 1763-1783 by Virginia State Dept. of Education
  13. " Gentlemen of the legislature he said, " you come to greet me. – NAPOLEON AND BLUCHER by L. Muhlbach
  14. This state of affairs grew so alarming that the Legislature took the matter in hand. – Stories of New Jersey by Frank Richard Stockton
  15. He would stay in the mountains and work hard; and when he grew up he would marry Melissa and they would go away where nobody knew him or her: or they would stay right there in the mountains where nobody blamed him for what he was nor Melissa for what she was; and he would study law like Caleb Hazel, and go to the Legislature but Melissa! – The Little Shepherd of Kingdom Come by John Fox
  16. Perhaps Markham got elected in the legislature of Massachusetts. – The Hohenzollerns in America With the Bolsheviks in Berlin and other impossibilities by Stephen Leacock
  17. And the Legislature offers novelty; don't you find it so? – Her Infinite Variety by Brand Whitlock
  18. They, too, were put down, by an act of legislature – An Anarchist Woman by Hutchins Hapgood
  19. But the Legislature had a different idea as to the sacredness of the trust. – The University of Michigan by Wilfred Shaw
  20. They asked me about the hours of work at the mills, and the wages and how the mill people lived, and, David, they said when the Legislature meets this winter, they'll have to go up to the capital to get some bills passed, and they want me to go with them. – Clover and Blue Grass by Eliza Calvert Hall