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To judge from the conduct of the opposite parties, we shall be led to conclude that they will mutually hope to evince the justness of their opinions, and to increase the number of their converts by the loudness of their declamations and the bitterness of their invectives.
I explained that reform might increase the number of British citizens who had the right of voting at elections for parliament.
They say, that during the reigns of their ancient kings they used to present foreigners with the freedom of their city, to prevent there being a want of men while they carried on long wars; it is also affirmed that the number of Spartans was formerly ten thousand; but be that as it will, an equality of property conduces much to increase the number of the people.
It would be just the thing in the London parks; without counting that it would be another way to increase the number of fruit-trees.
We had only three boarders and half a dozen day-pupils to commence with; but by due care and diligence we hoped ere long to increase the number of both.
He also demanded to increase the number of seats for Balochistan in both Houses.
Summary: New Delhi [India], July 31 (ANI): The Union Cabinet on Wednesday decided to introduce a bill to increase the number of judges in the Supreme Court from 30 to 33, excluding the Chief Justice of India (CJI).
NBR hopes that the mobile app will increase the number of taxpayers.
He said that the construction of the cruise port in Istanbul would help to increase the number of tourists visiting Turkey.
1 / 6 Saudi embassies and consulates will be able to issue the visas within 24 hours of receiving a request 2 / 6 The Kingdom is hoping to increase the number of foreign visitors, as well as encourage domestic tourism and create jobs for young Saudis.
As a result the UNF has submitted a proposal on forming a National Government to increase the number of cabinet Ministers.
President Moon Jae-in officialized a move to build a so-called hydrogen economy Thursday, one day after the government announced an ambitious plan to increase the number of hydrogen-powered vehicles in the country to 80,000 in less than four years.