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proportionate
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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
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  • ůservice, and make it easy to yourselves; for three or four of such as can not separately spare from the business of their plantations a waggon and four horses and a driver, may do it together, one furnishing the waggon, another one or two horses, and another the driver, and divide the pay proportionately between you; but if you do not this service to your king and country voluntarily, when such good pay and reasonable terms are offered to you, your loyalty will be strongly suspected.

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  • proportionate representation of a minority group
  • Each nation then would have a vote in administration roughly proportionate to its contributions.

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