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unanimous
used in The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

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with everyone in agreement
  • I heard, however, no more of this; I was chosen again unanimously as usual at the next election.
  • "There seems to me at present to be great occasion for raising a United Party for Virtue, by forming the virtuous and good men of all nations into a regular body, to be govern'd by suitable good and wise rules, which good and wise men may probably be more unanimous in their obedience to, than common people are to common laws.
  • ...this small expense; the greater ease in keeping our houses clean, so much dirt not being brought in by people's feet; the benefit to the shops by more custom, etc., etc., as buyers could more easily get at them; and by not having, in windy weather, the dust blown in upon their goods, etc., etc. I sent one of these papers to each house, and in a day or two went round to see who would subscribe an agreement to pay these sixpences; it was unanimously sign'd, and for a time well executed.
  • A previous question was first taken, whether a union should be established, which pass'd in the affirmative unanimously.
  • Many objections and difficulties were started, but at length they were all overcome, and the plan was unanimously agreed to, and copies ordered to be transmitted to the Board of Trade and to the assemblies of the several provinces.
  • [15] The many unanimous resolves of the Assembly— what date?
  • After a full enquiry, they unanimously sign'd a report that they found the tax had been assess'd with perfect equity.

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