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government

In the broadest sense, an organisation empowered to create and enforce law, and to manage (administer) an area of land, a specific group of people, or an association.
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She whistled to tell the Governor his dinner was ready, and the horse, seeing his fodder piled on the barge, whinnied back.
There is evidently a great inferiority in the power of the President, in this particular, to that of the British king; nor is it equal to that of the governor of New York, if we are to interpret the meaning of the constitution of the State by the practice which has obtained under it.
The governor on this asked him if he had any money in silver about him; he said he had about twenty ducats in a leather purse in his bosom.
And because my first inclination was to be entertained with scenes of pomp and magnificence, I desired to see Alexander the Great at the head of his army, just after the battle of Arbela: which, upon a motion of the governor's finger, immediately appeared in a large field, under the window where we stood.
"You are very humble to-day," remarked the governor; "you are not so always; the other day, for instance, when you tried to kill the turnkey."
"Stand firm for the old charter Governor!" shouted the crowd, seizing upon the idea.
"Nonsense," observed Aramis, calmly: "how can you possibly have acted indiscreetly?" And while he composed his face, and continued to smile cheerfully on the governor, he was considering how Baisemeaux, who was not aware of his address, knew, however, that Vannes was his residence.
It gives me much pleasure to imagine that several successive governors of Massachusetts sat in it at the council board."
"Is the worshipful Governor Bellingham within?" Inquired Hester.
'T'otherest Governor,' returned the man in a tone of injured innocence, 'if you don't care to hear no more, don't hear no more.
The door of the Governor's room opened and they all rose and moved forward.
"You might think so if you saw the Governor," chuckled Dan.

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