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1) Art. 6. Some Main and Unclassified Motions. 41. Call of the House.
...members, and is allowable only in assemblies that have the power to compel the attendance of absentees. It is usual to provide in such assemblies that when no quorum...

2) Bushrangers. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...refuge in the Australian "bush," and subsist by plunder. 1 "The bushrangers at first were absentees [i.e. escaped convicts] who were soon allured or driven to theft...

3) Art. 8. Vote. 47. Votes that are Null and Void even if Unanimous
...due notice, is only in force when the by-laws are silent on the subject. Rules that protect absentees cannot be suspended informally by general consent, or formally...

4) Art. 8. Vote. 48. Motions requiring more than a Majority Vote
...rights of absent members, or the right to a secret vote. In the former case the consent of the absentees cannot be given, and in the latter case the consent cannot...

5) Art. 4. Incidental Motions. 22. Suspension of the Rules.
...negative vote is as large as the minority protected by that rule; nor can a rule protecting absentees be suspended even by general consent or a unanimous vote. For...

6) Art. 11. Miscellaneous. 64. A Quorum
...a quorum such an assembly may order a call of the house [41] and thus compel attendance of absentees, or it may adjourn, providing for an adjourned meeting if it...

7) 7. "Persuasion". X. Jane Austen. Vol. 12. The Romantic Revival. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes. 190721
...heady an amusement for that circle. It is a world of idle men—her clergy are frequently absentees—and of unoccupied women, not one of whom is remarkable for any fineness...

8) 7. Holy Ireland by Joyce Kilmer. Morley, Christopher, ed. 1921. Modern Essays
...of the pot. 30 We forgot all about the hike as we sat at supper that evening. The only absentees were the two little boys, Michael and Paul. And they were really...

9) Chapter XX. James, Henry. 1917. The Portrait of a Lady. Vol. XI. Harvard Classics Shelf of Fiction
...some disfavour by expressing this view on bright Sunday afternoons, when the American absentees were engaged in calling upon each other. Though her listeners were...

10) Speech of Hon. Abraham Lincoln. Lincoln, Abraham. 1897. Political Debates Between Lincoln and Douglas
...of all present in the Congress of the Confederation voted for it; but there were so many absentees that those voting for it did not make the clear majority necessary,...

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