Then, Drysdale's sheep were to be sold by auction after lunch and the committee had hinted that the president was the proper person to buy the flock.
The president was the Honourable Simon Butler: beside him, on a lower seat, sat the secretary.
He did not take much part in the debates at Erfurt; as he was one of the youngest of the members, he held the position of Secretary; the President of the Assembly was Simpson, a very distinguished public man, but a converted Jew.
If the President of the International Council is an English peeress, one of the vice-presidents is the wife of a German music teacher, and one of the secretaries is a self-supporting woman.
Mr. President: The small progress we have made, after four or five weeks close attendance and continual reasonings with each other, our different sentiments on almost every question, several of the last producing as many Noes as Ayes, is, methinks, a melancholy proof of the imperfection of the human understanding.
The only great flaw in Adams as Vice-President was his strange jealousy of Washington,a jealousy hardly to be credited were it not for the uniform testimony of historians.
The president was generally a clergyman of the denomination; he taught the ethics course, and all students were required to take it.
Indeed, the title "president" is simply the Latin for "chairman," he who "presides" or "sits before" an assembly.
The president was a baker by trade.
The choice of Aix-la-Chapelle was probably owing to the fact that the president of that province was Count Arnim of Boytzenburg, the head of one of the most numerous and distinguished families of the Mark, with so many members of which Bismarck was in later years to be connected both for good and evil.
But when these same words were uttered in the intervals of mighty battles, they fell on expectant and anxious ears: they were regarded as a ray of light in the fearsome darkness of uncertainty, and everybody listened to them, not only because the President was the authorized exponent of a great nation, of a powerful people, but because he represented an inexhaustible source of vitality in the midst of the ravages of violence and death.
The President is the direct representative of the American people, but the Secretaries are not.
The present President is Sir Edward John Poynter.
She led the way across the Atlantic, steaming ahead of the George Washington, on which the President and his party of 200 were passengers.
The President was Sir Joseph Banks, Johnson says in Rasselas, ch.
The President of the government is the personification of the Philippine people, and in accordance with this idea it shall not he possible to hold him responsible while he fills the office.
It is no great feat for a naive imagination to suppose the President of the Swiss Confederation or the President of the United Statesfor each of these two systems is an exemplary and encouraging instance of the possibility of the pacific synthesis of independent Statestaking a propagandist course and proposing extensions of their own systems to the suffering belligerents.
Among the more glorious events of the place, is the birth of the amiable Sir Philip Sydney here, Nov. 29, 1554, as Spencer dignified him, "the president of nobleness and chivalrie;" the celebrated Algernon; and his daughter, the Saccharissa of Waller.
The President, the Secretary, and the Treasurer, shall be ex-officio members of the Executive Committee.
The President of the United States is only the engine-driver of our broad-gauge mail-train; and every honest, independent thinker has a seat in the first-class cars behind him.
The President is the Commander-in-Chief of the Army and the Navy and can call them to his aid.
The first president of the Association was the brilliant and able Sarah G. Bagley.
The President of this company was Robert J. Walker, Secretary of the Treasury under President Polk; Vice-President, Thomas Butler King, of Georgia, late Collector of the Port in San Francisco, my recent superior; Secretary, Samuel Jaudon, late Cashier of the United States Bank.
 'In old Aberdeen stands the King's College, of which the first president was Hector Boece, or Boethius, who may be justly reverenced as one of the revivers of elegant learning.'
Why, Mr. President, the Senator's own speech is a refutation of its own argument.