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biennial as in:  6 biennial meetings a year

biennial as in:  planted biennials

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  • All through the house there were seed packets and Xeroxed pictures of perennials and biennials and alpines and annuals and roses in every color you could imagine.†   (source)
  • —for the nobler plants are valued for the fruit they bear at last in the air and light, far from the ground, and are not treated like the humbler esculents, which, though they may be biennials, are cultivated only till they have perfected their root, and often cut down at top for this purpose, so that most would not know them in their flowering season.†   (source)
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  • Are biennial elections necessary?†   (source)
  • Remember the discussion about biennial elections.†   (source)
  • Does their behavior give us any reason to think that biennial elections are dangerous to liberty?†   (source)
  • Several reasons show that biennial elections are necessary and useful.†   (source)
  • Biennial elections will be useful for handling public affairs and safe to the liberty.†   (source)
  • Number 53: Biennial Elections Safe, Promote Quality†   (source)
  • We will consider two questions: Will biennial elections be safe?†   (source)
  • This proves that biennial elections will not endanger liberty.†   (source)
  • Therefore, biennial elections will secure the liberty that depends on a connection between representatives and the people.†   (source)
  • Constitutionally mandated biennial elections will keep the liberties of the American people more secure than annual elections in other nations.†   (source)
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  • and shower: water closet on mezzanine provided with opaque singlepane oblong window, tipup seat, bracket lamp, brass tierod and brace, armrests, footstool and artistic oleograph on inner face of door: ditto, plain: servants' apartments with separate sanitary and hygienic necessaries for cook, general and betweenmaid (salary, rising by biennial unearned increments of 2 pounds, with comprehensive fidelity insurance, annual bonus (1 pound) and retiring allowance (based on the 65 system) after 30 years' service), pantry, buttery, larder, refrigerator, outoffices, coal and wood cellarage with winebin (still and sparkling vintages) for distinguished guests, if entertained to dinner (evenin†   (source)
  • In South Carolina they are biennial as is proposed in the federal government.†   (source)
  • The second question stated is, whether biennial elections be necessary or useful.†   (source)
  • It is necessary also to recollect here the observations which were applied to the case of biennial elections.†   (source)
  • Is it probable that it would be persevered in, and transmitted along through all the successive variations in a representative body, which biennial elections would naturally produce in both houses?†   (source)
  • Have we any reason to infer, from the spirit and conduct of the representatives of the people, prior to the Revolution, that biennial elections would have been dangerous to the public liberties?†   (source)
  • In order to decide on the propriety of this article, two questions must be considered: first, whether biennial elections will, in this case, be safe; secondly, whether they be necessary or useful.†   (source)
  • All these considerations taken together warrant us in affirming, that biennial elections will be as useful to the affairs of the public as we have seen that they will be safe to the liberty of the people.†   (source)
  • As far as we can draw any conclusion from it, it must be that if the people of that country have been able under all these disadvantages to retain any liberty whatever, the advantage of biennial elections would secure to them every degree of liberty, which might depend on a due connection between their representatives and themselves.†   (source)
  • And if we may argue from the degree of liberty retained even under septennial elections, and all the other vicious ingredients in the parliamentary constitution, we cannot doubt that a reduction of the period from seven to three years, with the other necessary reforms, would so far extend the influence of the people over their representatives as to satisfy us that biennial elections, under the federal system, cannot possibly be dangerous to the requisite dependence of the House of Representatives on their constituents.†   (source)
  • This particular example is brought into view, not as a proof of any peculiar merit, for the priority in those instances was probably accidental; and still less of any advantage in SEPTENNIAL elections, for when compared with a greater frequency they are inadmissible; but merely as a proof, and I conceive it to be a very substantial proof, that the liberties of the people can be in no danger from BIENNIAL elections.†   (source)
  • Or who will pretend that the liberties of the people of America will not be more secure under biennial elections, unalterably fixed by such a Constitution, than those of any other nation would be, where elections were annual, or even more frequent, but subject to alterations by the ordinary power of the government?†   (source)
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