In effect I have become an outside member of what is nothing more nor less than a very powerful and, it seems to me, daring secret society.
It was my duty as a member of the Order to assist in this, and the shelter of my house and name were freely accorded to the Countess.
While the topic of the Countess's marriage was still the one topic of conversation, a member of the club entered the smoking-room whose appearance instantly produced a dead silence.
The younger members of the club, humouring the joke, sent a waiter for the 'Peerage'; and read aloud the memoir of the nobleman in question, for the Doctor's benefit-- with illustrative morsels of information interpolated by themselves.
That the members of the aforesaid Corresponding Society be, and are hereby informed, that their proposal to pay the postage of their letters, and the carriage of their parcels, has been deliberated upon by this Association: that this Association considers such proposal worthy of the great minds from which it emanated, and that it hereby signifies its perfect acquiescence therein.
He wished to know whether this disgraceful contest between two members of that club should be allowed to continue.
As members of distinct classes have often been adapted by successive slight modifications to live under nearly similar circumstances,--to inhabit for instance the three elements of land, air, and water,--we can perhaps understand how it is that a numerical parallelism has sometimes been observed between the sub-groups in distinct classes.
We can, I think, account for this fact only by looking at aberrant forms as failing groups conquered by more successful competitors, with a few members preserved by some unusual coincidence of favourable circumstances.
But in chusing the President, the Votes shall be taken by States, the Representation from each State having one Vote; a Quorum for this Purpose shall consist of a Member or Members from two thirds of the States, and a Majority of all the States shall be necessary to a Choice.
The House of Representatives shall be composed of Members chosen every second Year by the People of the several States, and the electors in each State shall have the qualifications requisite for electors of the most numerous branch of the State legislature.
From any point of view, I had rather be what I am, a member
of the Negro race, than be able to claim membership with the most favoured of any other race.
Whenever be broke a pushcart man's head or shot a member
of the Heinrick B.
This form of government is a convention by which several smaller STATES agree to become members
of a larger ONE, which they intend to form.
It was at first impossible to enter the drawing-room door for the crowd of members
and guests jostling one another and trying to get a good look at Bagration over each other's shoulders, as if he were some rare animal.
On the other side, the component parts of the State governments will in no instance be indebted for their appointment to the direct agency of the federal government, and very little, if at all, to the local influence of its members