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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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7809. SENATE (United States), Executive and.—[further continued].
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7809. SENATE (United States), Executive and.—[further continued].

It may be objected that
the Senate may by continual negatives on the
person, do what amounts to a negative on the
grade, and so, indirectly, defeat this right of
the President. But this would be a breach
of trust; an abuse of the power confided to
the Senate, of which that body cannot be supposed
Opinion on the Powers of the Senate. Washington ed. vii, 466. Ford ed., v, 162.

See Appointment.