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... and Vice President, however, Aquino 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 ... Carpio-Morales, who opposed the midnight appointment of Corona, to swear him into office ... Carpio-Morales, 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 ...
... 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, "Remembe ... 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 ...
Famous quotes containing the word swear:
“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)
“The late Président de Montesquieu told me that he knew how to be blindhe had been so for such a long timebut I swear that I do not know how to be deaf: I cannot get used to it, and I am as humiliated and distressed by it today as I was during the first week. No philosophy in the world can palliate deafness.”
—Philip Dormer Stanhope, 4th Earl Chesterfield (16941773)