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  • In the interval the claims of one writer and another were much canvassed, but eventually, in 1896, Mr Austin was appointed.
  • By a second "Farmer's Letter," The Congress Canvassed (1774), answered by Alexander Hamilton in A Full Vindication of the Measures of the Congress, from the Calumnies of their Enemies.
  • When the question of primacy among American poets was canvassed by a group of the public men of Lincoln's time, the vote was for Whittier; he was at least one whom they understood, and who expressed their feeling and convictions.
  • The morality of this course has been much canvassed, though it seems really to involve nothing more than an express declaration of what the two oaths implied.
  • Though his favourite leaders became Whigs, Johnson remained a Democrat, and in 1840 canvassed the state for Van Buren for president.
 

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