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I trust the time is nigh when, with the universal assent of civilized people, all international differences shall be determined wi ...
You can get assent to almost any proposition so long as you are not going to do anything about it.
Assent, and you are sane;
Demur,--you're straightway dangerous,
And handled with a chain.
Assent--and you are sane--,
Demur--you're straightway dangerous--,
And handled with a Chain--.
The reason why any one refuses his assent to your opinion, or his aid to your benevolent design, is in you: he refuses to accept y ...
His lordship pronounced his assent to take to wife his destined prey (in the words "I will"), with a voice as audible as generally ...
A convention is a social pattern we have chosen to prefer over whatever the raw world simply proffers. It is a sign of the operati ...
The gloomy theology of the orthodox--the Calvinists--I do not, I cannot believe. Many of the notions--nay, most of the notions--wh ...
I cannot assent to a measure which stains our credit. We must keep that untainted. We are a debtor nation. Low rates of interest o ...
We ought, says Kant, to become acquainted with the instrument, before we undertake the work for which it is to be employed; for if ...
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