Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. congressus, fr. congredi, p. p. -gressus, to go or come together; con-, + grati, to go or step, gradus, step: cf. F. congrs,. See Grade
This is the rough outline of a plan, which the honorable Congress may, should it in any shape be approved, digest into form.
"The Diplomatic Correspondence of the American Revolution, Vol. IX" by Various
This position was sustained by many of the best lawyers in the United States, including members of Congress.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume IV" by Various
Is it of no concern who compose Congress, who vote for members of Congress and for the President?
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume V"
Each of the State's representatives in Congress had been interviewed.
"The History of Woman Suffrage, Volume VI" by Various
Massachusetts, which for once had lagged behind, called for a Stamp Act Congress to meet in New York in October.
"The Road to Independence: Virginia 1763-1783" by Virginia State Dept. of Education
He had faced this same question six years before, when a similar measure was before Congress.
"Carmen Ariza" by Charles Francis Stocking
He accordingly laid it before Congress.
"Benjamin Franklin, A Picture of the Struggles of Our Infant Nation One Hundred Years Ago" by John S. C. Abbott
It was suggested that Congress ought to order some regular arrangement, but Congress did not take the hint.
"The Little Book of the Flag" by Eva March Tappan
And the cry was heard in the halls of Congress.
"Peggy Owen and Liberty" by Lucy Foster Madison
We hope for relief when Congress meets, a month hence; but what can Congress do?
"A Rebel War Clerk's Diary at the Confederate States Capital" by John Beauchamp Jones
Well, a woman went to congress,
Because she was elected;
She lived in a woman's era,
Hence she was not objected.
"Woman in Congress" by Frank Barbour Coffin
'Tis here that roams,
As well becomes
Her dignitee and stations,
And houlds in state
The Congress of the Nations.
"The Crystal Palace" by William Makepeace Thackeray
Three Hundred to three Thousand!
They had bravely fought and bled;
For such is the will of Congress
When the White man meets the Red.
"Miles Keogh's Horse" by John Hay
Now call for the President's marshal again, bring out the government
Fetch home the roarers from Congress, make another procession, guard
it with foot and dragoons.
"A Boston Ballad" by Walt Whitman
Ye Sovereigns of Europe, in Congress that sit,
This poor little insect would learn you some wit:
Here, rul'd without soldiers, the masses you see;
O, learn then to govern as governs the Bee.
"The Bee" by Samuel Bamford
That fellow's the "Speaker,"— the one on the right;
"Mr. Mayor," my young one, how are you to-night?
That's our "Member of Congress," we say when we chaff;
There's the "Reverend" What's his name?— don't make me laugh.
"The Boys" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
How black sheep could color the Sixth District's race for Congress.
When races for Congress don't feature indomitable incumbents, well-funded and hotly contested campaigns result.
Others say Congress was misled, while raising the possibility of a cover-up at the highest levels.
Why the Fed needs its independence from Congress.
Congress needs to remove the blindfold and consider the real consequences of cutting too deeply into our national defense.
Germany's constitutional court rules on Greece's bail-out, Barack Obama addresses Congress and Libya prepares for a possible showdown.
Finding out who paid $10,000 to party with Congress members remains a reporting challenge.
Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof.
Negative ads are bombarding the airwaves in the race for Congress in New Mexico.
Congress passes a corporate reform bill creating tougher penalties against fraud and stricter oversight of the accounting industry.
Starting in 1937 there was a Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress.
National Guard troops could leave border on Sept 30 unless Congress acts, Napolitano says.
Boren 's retirement makes future hazy for state voice in Congress.
Oklahoma has lost its lone Democratic voice in Congress after US Rep Dan Boren announced his decision at a press conference Tuesday not to run for re-election next year.
The point at which the Kennedy, Dan Ryan and Eisenhower expressways and the Congress Parkway converge has been labeled the nation's top traffic bottleneck .
Donaldson, Lefschetz ﬁbrations in symplectic geometry, Proceedings of the International Congress of Mathematicians, Vol.
Universality and scaling of zeros on symplectic manifolds
Group enumeration and where it leads us, in European Congress of Mathematics, Vol.
Random matrix theory over finite fields: a survey
Johansson, Random growth and Random matrices, (2000), to appear in the Proceedings of the third European Congress of Mathematics K.
Non-intersecting Paths, Random Tilings and Random Matrices
In a famous lecture before the International Congress of Mathematicians (Paris, 1900), David Hilbert expressed his conviction of the solvability of every mathematical problem: “Wir m¨ussen wissen.
Incompleteness, Complexity, Randomness and Beyond
Flores and Juan A. P´erez, Proseeding of international congress “Lorentz Group, CPT and Neutrino”.
Reply to "Criticism of `Necessity of Simultaneous Co-Existence of Instantaneous and Retarded Interactions in Classical Electrodynamics' " by J.D.Jackson