Some articles on swear:
... when `Abbas ibn `Abd al-Muttalib (uncle of Muhammad) and Abu Sufyan came to Ali to swear allegiance, he advised them in this sermon ... Did he not swear oath of allegiance to me after the death of Uthman Ibn Affan…" The sermon also contains a prophecy on the future of the Islamic World, "Remember he (Marwan) is going to have a ... I swear by Allah that this group (Umayyads) will defeat you, not because they are defending justice or protecting the truth, but simply because they implicitly and willingly obey their leader even in vice and sin ...
... refused to allow Chief Justice Renato Corona to swear him into office, due to Aquino's opposition to the midnight appointment of Corona by outgoing President Gloria ... who opposed the midnight appointment of Corona, to swear him into office ... who officially accepted Aquino's request to swear him into office, reminiscent of the decision of his mother, who in 1986, was sworn into the presidency by Associate ...
Famous quotes containing the word swear:
“Must swear off from swearing. Bad habit.”
—Rutherford Birchard Hayes (18221893)
“Belief is with them mechanical, voluntary: they believe what they are paid forthey swear to that which turns to account. Do you suppose, that after years spent in this manner, they have any feeling left answering to the difference between truth and falsehood?”
—William Hazlitt (17781830)