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The Jeffersonian cyclopedia;

a comprehensive collection of the views of Thomas Jefferson classified and arranged in alphabetical order under nine thousand titles relating to government, politics, law, education, political economy, finance, science, art, literature, religious freedom, morals, etc.;

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7137. QUORUM, Constitution of.—[further continued].

A majority of either
house shall be a quorum, * * * but any smaller
proportion which from time to time shall be
thought expedient by the respective houses,
shall be sufficient to call for, and to punish,
their non-attending members, and to adjourn
themselves for any time not exceeding one
Proposed Constitution for Virginia. Washington ed. viii, 444. Ford ed., iii, 324.