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canvass

a solicitation of opinions, votes, sales orders, etc.
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A canvass was also made among the people of both races for direct gifts of money, and most of those applied to gave small sums.
It had very early occurred to her that a small sum of money might, perhaps, restore peace for ever on the sore subject of the silver knife, canvassed as it now was continually, and the riches which she was in possession of herself, her uncle having given her 10 at parting, made her as able as she was willing to be generous.
As to the sad catastrophe itself, it could be canvassed only in one style by a couple of steady, sensible women, whose judgements had to work on ascertained events; and it was perfectly decided that it had been the consequence of much thoughtlessness and much imprudence; that its effects were most alarming, and that it was frightful to think, how long Miss Musgrove's recovery might yet be doubtful, and how liable she would still remain to suffer from the concussion hereafter!
From this time, the subject was frequently canvassed by the three young people; and Catherine found, with some surprise, that her two young friends were perfectly agreed in considering Isabella's want of consequence and fortune as likely to throw great difficulties in the way of her marrying their brother.
Lady Tippins next canvasses the Contractor, of five hundred thousand power.
The NBOC earlier tabulated a total of 167 certificates of canvass from local and international clustered precincts.
The Comelec, sitting as the National Board of Canvassers (NBOC), announced this after tallying all the 167 certificates of canvass (COCs) for the polls.
The poll official explained that they were not done with the canvassing of votes as they were still waiting for the certificate of canvass from Washington, DC.
Jimenez said they decided to defer again the scheduled proclamation of 12 winning senators on Tuesday evening until the Comelec en banc, sitting as the National Board of Canvassers (NBOC), gets the last uncanvassed certificate of canvass (COC) from the United States.
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26 election, the county has 10 days to canvass the results, while Perry's office has 14, said Alicia Phillips Pearce, the secretary of state's deputy communications director.