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  • Even among the opposition, there wasgrowing agreement on the need for unanimity, "harmony," a healing of disputes.†   (source)
  • Unanimity, however, might be an agreement to disagree, to wait for a more propitious time to propose a solution.†   (source)
  • This fact is even more amazing since unanimity was required in every act of the Tribunes, even after their number was increased by ten.†   (source)
  • As he had accepted Washington's cabinet in the interest of unanimity, so he now accepted Washington's choice of Hamilton.†   (source)
  • There were bonfires, ringing bells, with other great demonstrations of joy upon the unanimity and agreement of the Declaration.†   (source)
  • "We proceed with wonderful harmony, in good humor, and unanimity," acknowledged Adams, whose sole complaint was a gnawing feeling of "inutility."†   (source)
  • Though infuriated by Dickinson's "magisterial" tone, Adams replied calmly that there were many accommodations he would make in the cause of harmony and unanimity.†   (source)
  • When Edward Rutledge rescued the moment by moving that a final vote be postponed until the next day, implying that for the sake of unanimity South Carolina might change its mind, Adams and the others immediately agreed.†   (source)
  • But now, Texas, with 150,000 valuable slaves and an overwhelmingly Democratic population consisting largely of citizens from other Southern states, identified its interests with those Houston had attacked; and with near unanimity she cried for Houston's scalp as one who had "betrayed his state in the Senate,"†   (source)
  • "No, they shall be lashed," said Unanimity 7-3304, "till there is nothing left under the lashes."†   (source)
  • Over us all broods a splendid unanimity.†   (source)
  • There was no more unanimity in the North on waging war to keep the Union than there had been in the South on seceding to destroy it.†   (source)
  • They were all crying together; and, intoxicated by the noise, the unanimity, the sense of rhythmical atonement, they might, it seemed, have gone on for hours-almost indefinitely.†   (source)
  • Fortunately little is left of me that can die physically, and as for the rest, all our religions display a pleasant unanimity of optimism.†   (source)
  • "This would wreck the Plans of the World Council," said Unanimity 2-9913, "and without the Plans of the World Council the sun cannot rise.†   (source)
  • Drawn by the fascination of the horror of pain and, from within, impelled by that habit of cooperation, that desire for unanimity and atonement, which their conditioning had so ineradicably implanted in them, they began to mime the frenzy of his gestures, striking at one another as the Savage struck at his own rebellious flesh, or at that plump incarnation of turpitude writhing in the heather at his feet.†   (source)
  • Wonderful party, wonderful games, wonderful unanimity, won-der-ful happiness!†   (source)
  • "Well, about that unanimity, that's another thing, one may say," said the prince.†   (source)
  • What does he offer in opposition to this overwhelming unanimity?†   (source)
  • But still unanimity was far from prevailing.†   (source)
  • So it is with the unanimity of the press.†   (source)
  • But this apparent unanimity is merely a cloak to alarming dissensions and perpetual opposition.†   (source)
  • They caused that revolution, at first so remarkable for its unanimity, to degenerate into a quarrel.†   (source)
  • The probable unanimity of the States is diminished as their number increases.†   (source)
  • Fixed though they seemed at their posts, at rest in perfect unanimity, nothing could be fresher, freer, more sensitive superficially than the snow-white or gold-kindled surface; to change, to go, to dismantle the solemn assemblage was immediately possible; and in spite of the grave fixity, the accumulated robustness and solidity, now they struck light to the earth, now darkness.†   (source)
  • His explanation was terribly effective; Mme. Verdurin now realised that this one state of unbelief would prevent her 'little nucleus' from ever attaining to complete unanimity, and was unable to restrain herself, in her fury at the obstinacy of this wretch who could not see what anguish his words were causing her, but cried aloud, from the depths of her tortured heart, "You may think so if you wish, but at least you need not say so to us."†   (source)
  • The Martians seem to have calculated their descent with amazing subtlety—their mathematical learning is evidently far in excess of ours—and to have carried out their preparations with a well-nigh perfect unanimity.†   (source)
  • As they gathered in concentric circles from all sides, it was as if they were thronging after him—hesitant, without a will of their own, and yet in dazed unanimity, like a swarm of rats behind the Pied Piper.†   (source)
  • Or did they interpret our spurts of fire, the sudden stinging of our shells, our steady investment of their encampment, as we should the furious unanimity of onslaught in a disturbed hive of bees?†   (source)
  • New Switzerland for ever!' shouted the whole company enthusiastically, as they raised their glasses, and made them touch with a musical ring, which so expressively denotes a joyful unanimity of sentiment.†   (source)
  • In the course of the year, however, there had been a change in the public sentiment, of which the unanimity at Dollop's was an index.†   (source)
  • Sometimes throughout a whole season all the swarms would alight on the lowest attainable bough—such as part of a currant-bush or espalier apple-tree; next year they would, with just the same unanimity, make straight off to the uppermost member of some tall, gaunt costard, or quarrenden, and there defy all invaders who did not come armed with ladders and staves to take them.†   (source)
  • The fiction that it was not Mr Meagles who had stood in the way, but that it was the Family greatness, and that the Family greatness had made a concession, and there was now a soothing unanimity, pervaded the affair, though it was never openly expressed.†   (source)
  • These frank admissions softened Mr. Giles, who at once owned that he was afraid; upon which, they all three faced about, and ran back again with the completest unanimity, until Mr. Giles (who had the shortest wind of the party, as was encumbered with a pitchfork) most handsomely insisted on stopping, to make an apology for his hastiness of speech.†   (source)
  • The other gentlemen had exchanged glances which expressed unanimity as to the timeliness of their presence.†   (source)
  • If Tom is up, I shall go to him directly and get it over, and when we meet at breakfast we shall be all in high good-humour at the prospect of acting the fool together with such unanimity.†   (source)
  • On such feelings, more or less dimly shared by all, the unanimity and general approval were founded with which, despite court influences, the popular choice of Kutuzov as commander in chief was received.†   (source)
  • The nation seems to be governed by a single principle, and the prevailing party assumes the credit of having restored peace and unanimity to the country.†   (source)
  • Myself, and all the passengers indeed, joined with great unanimity in this view of the matter; for our burdens were rich in many things esteemed precious throughout the world; and, especially, we each of us possessed a great variety of favorite Habits, which we trusted would not be out of fashion even in the polite circles of the Celestial City.†   (source)
  • What shall we say of that man — that working-man, that I should find it necessary so to libel the glorious name — who, being practically and well acquainted with the grievances and wrongs of you, the injured pith and marrow of this land, and having heard you, with a noble and majestic unanimity that will make Tyrants tremble, resolve for to subscribe to the funds of the United Aggregate Tribunal, and to abide by the injunctions issued by that body for your benefit, whatever they may be — what, I ask you, will you say of that working-man, since such I must acknowledge him to be, who, at such a time, deserts his post, and sells his flag†   (source)
  • Disquisition is for the preacher; whereas the writer is but telling a tale, and that he may not lose his character, the explanation he is making requires notice merely of a point connected with the Messiah about which the unanimity among the chosen people was matter of marvellous astonishment: he was to be, when come, the KING OF THE JEWS—their political King, their Caesar.†   (source)
  • This eloquent discharge opened the floodgates of enthusiasm again, and the election was carried with thundering unanimity.†   (source)
  • There was hardly ever so much unanimity among them as in the opinion that Lydgate was an arrogant young fellow, and yet ready for the sake of ultimately predominating to show a crawling subservience to Bulstrode.†   (source)
  • Everything was now in a regular train: theatre, actors, actresses, and dresses, were all getting forward; but though no other great impediments arose, Fanny found, before many days were past, that it was not all uninterrupted enjoyment to the party themselves, and that she had not to witness the continuance of such unanimity and delight as had been almost too much for her at first.†   (source)
  • Because such a declaration as Clennam's, made at such a time, would certainly draw down upon him a storm of animosity, rendering it impossible to calculate on forbearance in the creditors, or on unanimity among them; and exposing him a solitary target to a straggling cross-fire, which might bring him down from half-a-dozen quarters at once.†   (source)
  • These had delayed their appearance, in the vain hope that their own unanimity might smooth the way to that of their respective factions; for, notwithstanding the superior influence of Mahtoree, his power was to be maintained only by constant appeals to the opinions of his inferiors.†   (source)
  • "Frogs or no frogs, I'm not the editor of a paper and I don't want to defend them; but I am speaking of the unanimity in the intellectual world," said Sergey Ivanovitch, addressing his brother.†   (source)
  • In the face of this accusation, in the face of the unanimity of the witnesses, the accused appeared to be astonished more than anything else; he made signs and gestures which were meant to convey No, or else he stared at the ceiling: he spoke with difficulty, replied with embarrassment, but his whole person, from head to foot, was a denial; he was an idiot in the presence of all these minds ranged in orde†   (source)
  • his family and his household; a fascinating talker, an undeceived statesman, inwardly cold, dominated by immediate interest, always governing at the shortest range, incapable of rancor and of gratitude, making use without mercy of superiority on mediocrity, clever in getting parliamentary majorities to put in the wrong those mysterious unanimities which mutter dully under thrones; unreserved, sometimes imprudent in his lack of reserve, but with marvellous address in that imprudence; fertile in expedients, in countenances, in masks; making France fear Europe and Europe France!†   (source)
    standard prefix: The prefix "un-" in unanimities means not and reverses the meaning of animities. This is the same pattern you see in words like unhappy, unknown, and unlucky.
  • In all these cases, however, unanimity and the sanction of their constituents are requisite.†   (source)
  • Their prudence, unanimity, unacquaintedness with fear, and their love of their country, would amply supply all defects in the military art.†   (source)
  • Even as recently as the last treaty of peace with Great Britain, the constitutional principle of unanimity was departed from.†   (source)
  • This project could not be of any great expense to the public; and might in my poor opinion, be of much use for the despatch of business, in those countries where senates have any share in the legislative power; beget unanimity, shorten debates, open a few mouths which are now closed, and close many more which are now open; curb the petulancy of the young, and correct the positiveness of the old; rouse the stupid, and damp the pert.†   (source)
  • The fact is the more remarkable, as unanimity was required in every act of the Tribunes, even after their number was augmented to ten.†   (source)
  • The necessity of unanimity in public bodies, or of something approaching towards it, has been founded upon a supposition that it would contribute to security.†   (source)
  • The real wonder is that so many difficulties should have been surmounted, and surmounted with a unanimity almost as unprecedented as it must have been unexpected.†   (source)
  • If two thirds of the whole number of members had been required, it would, in many cases, from the non-attendance of a part, amount in practice to a necessity of unanimity.†   (source)
  • We most earnestly recommend to you calmness and unanimity in this great and weighty affair, that the union may be brought to a happy conclusion, being the only EFFECTUAL way to secure our present and future happiness, and disappoint the designs of our and your enemies, who will doubtless, on this occasion, USE THEIR UTMOST ENDEAVORS TO PREVENT OR DELAY THIS UNION.†   (source)
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