Sentence Examples


  • "But yet as it is best, if we wish to understand the nature of plants or of men, to consider how they may by degrees proceed from seeds, rather than how they were created by God in the beginning of the world, so, if we can excogitate some extremely simple and comprehensible principles, out of which, as if they were seeds, we can prove that stars, and earth and all this visible scene could have originated, although we know full well that they never did originate in such a way, we shall in that way expound their nature far better than if we merely described them as they exist at present."
  • The idea of force is one of those obscure conceptions which originate in an obscure region, in the sense of muscular power.
  • Bills imposing taxation or appropriating revenue must not originate in the Senate, and neither taxation bills nor bills appropriating revenue for the annual service of the government may be amended in the Senate, but the Senate may return such bills to the House of Representatives with a request for their amendment.
  • The powers of the two houses are equal except that revenue measures must originate in the House of Representatives.
  • Each of the chambers has the right of introducing new bills, as has also the government; but all money bills must originate in the Chamber of Deputies.

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