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It had come to be accepted that the pigs, who were manifestly cleverer than the other animals, should decide all questions of farm policy, though their decisions had to be ratified by a majority vote.
Animal Farm By George Orwell Context
They were even, some of them, going to vote for him, and purposely to let him get a good many votes, so that the enemy might be thrown off the scent, and when a candidate of the other side was put up, they too might give him some votes.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Let it be noted, therefore, that when it is said that authority given by the public vote is never hurtful to any commonwealth, it is assumed that the people will never be led to confer that authority without due limitations, or for other than a reasonable term.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
The negroes had not yet been given the right to vote but the North was determined that they should vote and equally determined that their vote should be friendly to the North.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
Universal suffrage has this admirable property, that it dissolves riot in its inception, and, by giving the vote to insurrection, it deprives it of its arms.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo Context
If my vote and interest can obtain it for him, I will readily give him the one and promise the other.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
Jurgis felt quite proud of this good luck till he got home and met Jonas, who had taken the leader aside and whispered to him, offering to vote three times for four dollars, which offer had been accepted.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair Context
Then the national election took place; and the administration, with a vote of renewed confidence from the country, addressed itself to the matter more seriously.
The Souls of Black Folk By W. E. B. Du Bois Context
I am glad to add, however, that at the present time the disposition to vote against the white man merely because he is white is largely disappearing, and the race is learning to vote from principle, for what the voter considers to be for the best interests of both races.
Up From Slavery: An Autobiography By Booker T. Washington Context