Sentence Examples


  • Hearings had been previously held by the Ways and Means Committee of the House of Representatives, and a measure was promptly reported.
  • After these hearings the comitia gave its verdict.
  • C. 12 recites that the hearing of appeals was an usurpation by the pope and a grievous abuse, and proceeds to take away the appeal in matrimonial, testamentary and tithe causes, and to hinder by forbidding citation and process from Rome, all original hearings also.
  • Dewsnup (ed.), Railway Organization and Working (Chicago, 1906); Interstate Commerce Commission; Rate Regulation Hearings before the U.S. Senate Committee (Washington, 5 vols., 1905); and on current matters, The Official Railway Guide (monthly, New York, the Railroad Age Gazette (weekly, New York) and the Commercial and Financial Chronicle (weekly, New York).
  • The bills taken up for action are debated and freely amended by the committees, and sometimes public hearings are held.