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veto
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Middlemarch
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  • Or a benefactor’s veto might impose such a negation on a man’s life that the consequent blank might be more cruel than the benefaction was generous.
  • That I have some claim to the exercise of a veto here, would not, I believe, be denied by any reasonable person cognizant of the relations between us: relations which, though thrown into the past by your recent procedure, are not thereby annulled in their character of determining antecedents.

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  • Congress passed the legislation, but the President vetoed it.
  • The President has promised to veto the legislation if Congress passes it.

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