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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR AFFIRMATIVES

Now this issue is made up of two affirmatives and no negative.

Courtenay and I bowed our affirmatives with all the grace we could muster.

Now, this issue is made up of two affirmatives, and no negative.

Now, this issue is made up of two affirmatives and no negative.

The bill was passed by a bare quorum, 28 affirmatives out of 52.

The chorus of affirmatives was short one voice—that of Splinters.

Aristotle passes next to Affirmatives, both Universal and Particular.

A chorus of affirmatives from the bandits strengthened Kells's statement.

But really the premisses given are only two affirmatives of the Second Figure.

Affirmatives bind not semper et ad semper, as negatives or prohibitions do.