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Usage examples for recommit

  1. S. O. 38- 41. Unless a motion is made to recommit the bill is considered on report, when reached, without question put. – The Government of England (Vol. I) by A. Lawrence Lowell
  2. With this disposition is it not in every man's mind better to recommit it to a new convention, or to Congress, which is a regular convention for the purpose, and to instruct our delegates to confine the system to the general purposes of the union, than the endeavour to force it through in its present form, and with so many opposers as it must have in every state on the continent? – Essays on the Constitution of the United States by Paul Leicester Ford
  3. He then made a motion to recommit the bill, pending which, he made a speech on the merits of the measure. – History of the Thirty-Ninth Congress of the United States by Wiliam H. Barnes
  4. Certain lawyers who were present seemed to be staggered at the case, but inclined rather to recommit the prisoner: the lord mayor, however, discharged Strong, as he had been taken up without a warrant. – The History of the Rise, Progress and Accomplishment of the Abolition of the African Slave-Trade, by the British Parliament (1839) by Thomas Clarkson
  5. Verbal amendments alone are in order, and any substantial alteration can be brought about only by moving to recommit – The Government of England (Vol. I) by A. Lawrence Lowell
  6. They were in the following words: " Amend the motion to recommit by adding to that motion an instruction to the committee to amend the bill so as to extend the right of suffrage in the District of Columbia to all persons coming within either of the following classes, irrespective of caste or color, but subject only to existing provisions and qualifications other than those founded on caste or color, to wit: " 1. Those who can read the Constitution of the United States. – History of the Thirty-Ninth Congress of the United States by Wiliam H. Barnes
  7. A third time he was obliged to recommit his manuscript, and a third time to count the words over. – Philistia by Grant Allen
  8. The former had moved to amend the motion to recommit by adding instructions to strike out of the first section the words, 'and there shall be no discrimination in civil rights or immunities among citizens of the United States, in any State or Territory of the United States, on account of race, color, or previous condition of slavery, ' and insert in the thirteenth line of the first section, after the word 'right, ' the words, 'in every State and Territory of the United States. – History of the Thirty-Ninth Congress of the United States by Wiliam H. Barnes
  9. That is your revenge; you recommit me to my commonplace self; you restore me to my tinsel career, practically a dolt. – The Fighting Chance by Robert W. Chambers
  10. Certain lawyers, who were present, seemed to be staggered at the case, but inclined rather to recommit the prisoner. – The History of the Rise, Progress and Accomplishment of the Abolition of the African Slave Trade by the British Parliament (1808), Vol. I by Thomas Clarkson
  11. Next after that will be the various motions to recommit with instructions. – History of the Thirty-Ninth Congress of the United States by Wiliam H. Barnes

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