In its council of appointment members of the legislative are associated with the executive authority, in the appointment of officers, both executive and judiciary.
The same legislative branch acts again as executive council of the governor, and with him constitutes the Court of Appeals.
These hee-hee councils splendidly illustrate the inconsecutiveness and inconsequentiality of the Folk.
I think the Fire People had already begun to be afraid of the dark in this fashion; but the reasons we Folk had for breaking up our hee-hee councils and fleeing to our holes were old Saber-Tooth, the lions and the jackals, the wild dogs and the wolves, and all the hungry, meat-eating breeds.
"My Lords, the business of the Council
being concluded, I have only to wish you a happy New Year." Before departing, he expressed, at some length, to the Clerk, my excellent but most unfortunate brother, his sincere regret that, in accordance with precedent and for the sake of secrecy, he must condemn him to perpetual imprisonment, but added his satisfaction that, unless some mention were made by him of that day's incident, his life would be spared.
He is freed of all calls to the Pack; he is judged by the Council
In this way he summoned the warriors and great men to council; every now and then reporting progress to his chief through the hole in the roof.
All being seated, the old seneschal prepared the pipe of ceremony or council, and having lit it, handed it to the chief.
"Never shall I speak in the council
again, never again till the men come to me and say, 'It is well, Keesh, that thou shouldst speak, it is well and it is our wish.' Take this now, ye men, for my last word.
"We stood in need of a chief man to do these things, who would be the voice of the council
, and who would account to the council
for the things he did.
The Phocians having ploughed up some consecrated ground belonging to the temple of Apollo, the Amphictyonic council
, according to the superstition of the age, imposed a fine on the sacrilegious offenders.
He took his place at the Council
Rock, too, when the Pack met, and there he discovered that if he stared hard at any wolf, the wolf would be forced to drop his eyes, and so he used to stare for fun.
The unmistakable impatience of the member of the Council
trying to get away from him did not trouble Alexey Alexandrovitch; he gave up his exposition only when the member of the Council
, seizing his chance when one of the Imperial family was passing, slipped away from him.
"But his imperial majesty, fully determined against capital punishment, was graciously pleased to say, that since the council
thought the loss of your eyes too easy a censure, some other way may be inflicted hereafter.
This difficulty also may be solved upon the same principle; and here too they may be right, for the power is not in the man who is member of the assembly, or council
, but the assembly itself, and the council
, and the people, of which each individual of the whole community are the parts, I mean as senator, adviser, or judge; for which reason it is very right, that the many should have the greatest powers in their own hands; for the people, the council
, and the judges are composed of them, and the property of all these collectively is more than the property of any person or a few who fill the great offices of the state: and thus I determine these points.