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249 example sentences with  quorum

249 example sentences with quorum

In an office of nine lessons, the absolutions and benedictions in the first two nocturns do not vary; but in the third nocturns the eighth benediction may be, if the office is of a saint, Cujus festum, or if of two or more saints, Quorum (vel quarum) festum.

Abdon et Sennen, 30 July), where first two lessons are from Scripture occurring and last lesson gives lives of these saints, the benedictions are, Ille nos, Cujus (vel Quorum aut Quarum) festum, Ad societatem.

Ample notice had been given that it would convene on May 13, 1787, but when that day arrived a mere handful of the delegates, less than a quorum, had assembled.

The Virginia delegation, six in number, and forming probably the ablest delegation from any State, arriving in time, and failing to find a quorum then assembled, employed the period of waiting in submitting to the Pennsylvania delegation the outlines of a plan for the new Constitution.

Nothing fills a child's mind like a large old mansion; better if unor partiallyoccupied,peopled with the spirits of deceased members of the county and justices of the quorum.

During the time when the Deputies were slowly assembling, and business could not commence because there was not yet a quorum present, a cry for help suddenly proceeded from the extremity of the public gallery, on which everyone turned thither a curious eye; but nothing more was heard or seen, and those who went to get some explanation of the circumstances returned without success.

Rhetoricae libri duo quorum prior de tropis & figuris, posterior de voce & gestu praecepit: in usum scholarum postremo recogniti.

But banish vile Italian tricks From out your quorum, Nor fortes wi' pianos mix

we's be a', And mak a happy quorum; For blythe and cheery we's be a',

The fullest freedom would prevail at all meetings; no majority vote would control the minority; there would have to be a quorum decided upon as the number requisite for an initial impulse toward uniform legislation.

If the number approving fell below the quorum the subject would be shown as not yet ripe for action and be shelved.

As I was in the headquarters of it, knew of what it was composed, and as one of the most active of its very small number, might say without undue assumption, quorum pars magna fui, it belongs to me more than to most others, to give some account of it.

'But it takes a quorum to change a rule, and we have no powers to do it.'

It was evidently suggested by a passage (also pointed out by the commentators) in the consolatory letter of Sulpicius to Cicero, on the death of his daughter Tullia;"Heu nos homunculi indignamur, si quis nostrum interiit, aut occisus est, quorum vita brevior esse debet, cum uno loco tot oppidorum cadavera projecta jaceant."

In ea sunt plus decem mille et 2. pontium, quorum multos numeraui et transiui, et in qualibet ponte stant custodes ciuitatis continuรจ custodientes ciuitatem pro magno Cane imperatore Catai.

milliaria, et illud flumen per medium terrรฆ Pygmรฆorum transit, quorum ciuitas vocatur Kakam, quรฆ de pulchrioribus ciuitatibus mundi est.

scriptores scribentes omnia verba quรฆ dicit rex; Ante cuius conspectum sunt Barones sui, et multi alij nobiles cum sua gente maxima, quorum nullus audet loqui nisi a domino licentia petatur exceptis fatuis et histrionibus, qui suum dominum consolari habent; Illi etiam nihil audent facere, nisi secundum quod Dominus voluerit eis legem imponere.

Of this disastrous event, the particulars are given by one who could say,"Quos ego miserrimus vidi, et quorum pars magna fui."

[formal gathering of members of a council: script] assembly, caucus, conclave, clique, conventicle; meeting, sitting, seance, conference, convention, exhibition, session, palaver, pourparler, durbar^, house; quorum; council fire [U.S.], powwow [U.S.], primary [U.S.].

Look upon him martially, and he is a justice of war, one that hath bound his Dalton up in buff, and will needs be of the Quorum to the best commanders.

They have no power to do anything alone until so many meet as will make a quorum.

A majority of the members elected constitutes a quorum for the transaction of business.

The several constitutions fix the quorum for each house, usually at a majority of the members elected to it.

By May 25, a quorum had assembled, the convention organized, with George Washington as chairman, and began its momentous work.

In a word, thus much I may conclude of poor men, that though they have good parts they cannot show or make use of them: ab inopia ad virtutem obsepta est via, 'tis hard for a poor man to rise, haud facile emergunt, quorum virtutibus obstat res angusta domi.

So did Saul and Jonas sin, and many worthy men and women, quorum memoria celebratur in Ecclesia, saith Leminchus, for killing themselves to save their chastity and honour, when Rome was taken, as Austin instances, l. 1.

A quorum could not be obtained and for months the president and treasurer had run the business without reference to directors or stockholders.

He has no one to join him in his coarse-insults and indecent obstreperousnesses against Christianity, for Holmes (the bonny Holmes) is gone to Salisbury to be organist, and Isabella and the Clark make but a feeble quorum.

Nothing fills a childs mind like a large old Mansion [one or two words wafered over]; better if un-or-partially-occupied; peopled with the spirits of deceased members of [for] the County and Justices of the Quorum.

shall constitute a quorum to do business; but a smaller number may adjourn from day to day, and may be authorized to compel the attendance of absent members, in such manner, and under such penalties, as each house may provide.

But in choosing 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.

But in choosing 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 person having the greatest number of votes as Vice-President shall be the Vice-President, if such number be a majority of the whole number of electors appointed; and if no person have a majority, then from the two highest numbers on the list the Senate shall choose the Vice-President; a quorum for the purpose shall consist of two thirds of the whole number of Senators, and a majority of the whole number shall be necessary to a choice.

shall constitute a quorum to do business; but a smaller number may adjourn from day to day, and may be authorized to compel the attendance of absent members, in such manner, and under such penalties as each House may provide.

Each House shall be the Judge of the Elections, Returns and Qualifications of its own Members, and a Majority of each shall constitute a Quorum to do Business; but a smaller Number may adjourn from day to day, and may be authorized to compel the Attendance of absent Members, in such Manner, and under such Penalties as each House may provide.

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.

But in choosing 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 person having the greatest number of votes as Vice-President, shall be the Vice-President, if such number be a majority of the whole number of Electors appointed, and if no person have a majority, then from the two highest numbers on the list, the Senate shall choose the Vice-President; a quorum for the purpose shall consist of two-thirds of the whole number of Senators, and a majority of the whole number shall be necessary to a choice.

'Vere felices conjuges, in quorum consortio tanta munditia, in colloquio pudicitia reperta est.

There are two modes of adjourning the House,by vote of the members, and by want of a quorum.

It certainly is not difficult to decide at a glance that a quorum (forty) is not present, and I presume you are every instant expecting, in your innocence, to hear, "Mr. Speaker, I move," etc.

Discovering, as the apparent result of careful examination, that there really is no quorum, he declares the House adjourned and sits down; whereupon the Sergeant-at-Arms seizes the mace, shoulders it, and marches out, followed by the Speaker.

This, the justice says, they must expect, since they could not be contented to act heathen warriors, and such fellows as Alexander, but must presume to make a mockery of one of the Quorum."

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At a meeting on February 4, 1824, the necessary quorum of ten members running short, it was only supplied by O'Connell rushing downstairs to the book-shop over which the association met, and actually forcing upstairs two priests whom he accidently found there, and it was by the aid of these unwilling coadjutors that the famous motion for establishing the "Catholic rent" was carried.

Knights and Baronets, Country Squires, and Justices of the Quorum, come up to Town for no other Purpose.

It is of these Men of Genius that Terence speaks, in Opposition to the little artificial Cavillers of his Time; 'Quorum รฆmulari exoptat negligentiam Potiรนs, quร m istorum obscuram diligentiam.'

His Confusion increased when he found the Alderman's Father to be a Grasier; but he recovered his Fright upon seeing Justice of the Quorum at the end of his Titles.

On his qualifications to be a painter of the way of life, habits, and manners (quorum pars magna fuit) of the higher classes in his day, it would be superfluous to dwell.

As the executive head of the government was absent, and there was no quorum of the legislative body, I of necessity arrogated to myself powers which I did not lawfully possess, appointing employees and incurring expenses without the usual formalities.

A quorum for business is, in either House, a majority.

Of the nine justices six constitute a quorum.

There was barely a quorum when Colonel LESLIE WILSON rose to introduce the estimates of the Shipping Controller.

Usually bills have in theory to be read three times and must be voted for by a majority of a quorum.

"De minoribus rebus principes consultant, de majoribus omnes: Ita tamen, ut ea quoque, quorum penes plebem arbitrium est, apud principes pertractentur."Tacitus de Moribus et Populis Germaniae.

QUORUM, the number of the members of a governing body required by law to give legality to any transaction in the name of it.

After Brandenburg had been appointed Minister, the Prussian troops under Wrangel again entered Berlin, a state of siege was proclaimed, the Assembly was ordered to adjourn to Brandenburg; they refused and were at once ejected from their meeting-place, and as a quorum was not found at Brandenburg, were dissolved.

Councillor Colleran-Molloy recalled she telephoned councillors in the Ennis area who didnโ€™t have far to travel to ensure they would have a quorum and they indicated they would be in attendance.

In 2019, Republicans staged two walkouts to deny Democrats a quorum in order to tie up bills aiming to stem global warming and proposals on gun control and vaccines.

Lawmaker Sadyr Zhaparov was appointed throughout the semester where proxy votes were utilized by people within the room to reach the essential quorum.

Leroy Wilkerson, Pocahontas, to the Randolph County Quorum Court, Justice of the Peace for District 1. Appointment expires December 31, 2020.

On July 2, the Senate passed H.R. 7440, the Hong Kong Autonomy Actโ€”and that bill became Public Law 116-149 on July 14. The bill passed the House without objection without a physical quorum present, rather than through the use of the new proxy system.

The court, however, limited its answer to the narrow question regarding quorum requirements.

The FEC has been without a quorum following the September resignation of Vice Chairman Matthew Petersen.

The national council met and we had a quorum, we made resolutions,โ€ he said.

Those four councillors also lost their jobs in the fallout, as without a full quorum of councillors they could make no decisions, effectively leaving the council paralysed.

Unanimous consent, the plaintiffs assert, thus relies on a prior quorum of physically-present members.

We can put the proxy quorum rule on hold, suspend it until the courts can make a finding โ€“ final ruling on its constitutionality.

"(4)Notwithstanding subsection (1), the quorum of a meeting of the East York Community Council shall be two."

Dr. Tranmer initiated his post-doctoral studies at Princeton University working with professor Martin Semmelhack, studying the application of molecular design towards bacterial quorum sensing.

A majority of the members of the court shall form a quorum and the decision of a majority of the members present shall be the decision of the court.

I see that we still have quorum.

Join through Quorum.

Member for Burgeo โ€“ La Poile stood up and asked for a quorum to be called, it was clear to us that there was nobody here from the NDP.

Members of Council who attend Board of Management meetings, every other month if quorum is achieved, are remunerated for their mileage only - expenses through the council budget.

Mrs. Margaret Elliott is appointed as Official Administrator of the Town of 's Harbour until a quorum of councillors is elected or appointed and sworn into office.

Mr. Tim Sale (Crescentwood): A new question, Madam Speaker: will the minister at least acknowledge that on page 12 of the convening circular for the meeting of last year that the quorum was even changed so it very expressly included him or his nominee?

Quorum of the committee is 4 or more members, provided 2 external members and one departmental member are present.

A quorum count has been called for.

A quorum of voting members was not present, and in accordance with section III-4(f.) of the Region of Peel Procedural By-law 54-1999, as amended, the Greater Toronto Airports Authority (GTAA) Liaison Committee received information.

As a quorum of voting members was not again achieved and as all business had been reviewed, in accordance with section Ill-4(d) of the Region of Peel Procedure By-law 100-2012, the meeting stood adjourned at 10:36 a.m.

Section 4. A quorum shall consist of twenty per cent of the eligible voting members provided that such members are from at least two-thirds of the synods.

That the ordinary hour of daily adjournment be extended to 10 p.m. this day and that during the extended sitting no quorum calls or dilatory motions shall be received by the Chair.

The honourable member for Inkster has requested a quorum count.

There are 14 members present; a quorum is present.

At any meeting of the Board of Directors, quorum shall consist of the majority of Directors holding office.

This forms the basis of quorum.

We have no quorum, Mr. Speaker.