There will also great danger arise from the manner of electing the senate, when those who are elected
themselves are afterwards to elect others; for by this means, if a certain number choose to combine together, though not very considerable, the election will always fall according to their pleasure.
No Person shall be a Representative who shall not have attained to the Age of twenty five Years, and been seven Years a citizen of the United States, and who shall not, when elected, be an Inhabitant of that State in which he shall be chosen.
No person shall be a Senator who shall not have attained to the Age of thirty Years, and been nine Years a Citizen of the United States, and who shall not, when elected, be an Inhabitant of that State for which he shall be chosen.
If he could not have made Pope him whom he wished, at least the one whom he did not wish would not have been elected.
Only can he be blamed for the election of Julius the Second, in whom he made a bad choice, because, as is said, not being able to elect a Pope to his own mind, he could have hindered any other from being elected Pope; and he ought never to have consented to the election of any cardinal whom he had injured or who had cause to fear him if they became pontiffs.
The House of Representatives being to be elected
immediately by the people, the Senate by the State legislatures, the President by electors chosen for that purpose by the people, there would be little probability of a common interest to cement these different branches in a predilection for any particular class of electors.
In the Seleznevsky district Sviazhsky was elected
unanimously without a ballot, and he gave a dinner that evening.
THE People being dissatisfied with a Democratic Legislature, which stole no more than they had, elected
a Republican one, which not only stole all they had but exacted a promissory note for the balance due, secured by a mortgage upon their hope of death.
Wherefore he was held in high reverence, and when the two other gentlemen were hanged for lying the Theosophists elected
him to the leadership of their Disastral Body, and after a quiet life and an honourable death by the kick of a jackass he was reincarnated as a Yellow Dog.
Were the precaution taken of excluding from the assemblies elected
by the people, to revise the preceding administration of the government, all persons who should have been concerned with the government within the given period, the difficulties would not be obviated.
Never did Harley or Villa feed Jerry; yet it was to them he elected
to belong, them he elected
to love and serve rather than to the Japanese steward who regularly fed him.
And yet, by ingenious contrivance, this gilded minority, in- stead of being in the tail of the procession where it be- longed, was marching head up and banners flying, at the other end of it; had elected
itself to be the Nation, and these innumerable clams had permitted it so long that they had come at last to accept it as a truth; and not only that, but to believe it right and as it should be.