Historical Examples

I propose to ask your attention for a little while to some propositions in affirmance of that statement.
The Papers And Writings Of Abraham Lincoln, Volume Five Abraham Lincoln

He confessed just before the Court of Appeals filed its opinion of affirmance in your case.
The Red Mouse William Hamilton Osborne

The affirmance of these powers by the Supreme Court in 1912 is described at p. 586, infra.
Railroads: Rates and Regulations William Z. Ripley

It demanded the affirmance of the oft-repeated declaration that there should be no more slave States admitted into the Union.
Robert Toombs Pleasant A. Stovall

It required not the affirmance, and could not be negatived, by the state governments.
The Life of John Marshall Volume 4 of 4 Albert J. Beveridge

Tom, though against all form of law, rejoined in affirmance of the words.
The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling Henry Fielding

The Attorney-General supported Mr. Walpole in affirmance of this principle.
The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. XI. (of 12) Edmund Burke

The action of the present Houses, moreover, is an affirmance of their right to eliminate the false votes from the true.
The Electoral Votes of 1876 David Dudley Field

The General paused for the effect, solemnly nodding his head at his astounded auditors in affirmance.
True Stories of Crime From the District Attorney’s Office Arthur Train


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