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  • How David Miliband might look on his own interview show, or a new reality show called Condign

    The Guardian World News

  • I was involved in work that led to the setting up of a highly classified study into the UFO phenomenon, codenamed Project Condign.

    Alejandro Rojas: UK UFO Files Show High Level Officials Were Concerned

  • Condign punishment, as the articles say ... and that lass of mine, that young heroine - I'll never forget it, never!

    THE NUMBERS

  • Condign 'report, and ponders the implications of there being no intelligent life elsewhere: ` Well, for a start, we will no longer have to read science fiction, the entire marketing strategy for which is based on the nostrum that truth is stranger than fiction and that all this stuff will probably come true one day.'

    Paul Riddell Quoted in Ansible 277

  • No doubt some debunkers will seize on microbial "milky seas" to dismiss Sanderson's catalogue of unexplained aquatic lights just as the already-notorious Condign report seeks to explain UFO sightings in terms of atmospheric plasma.

    Archive 2006-06-01

  • Condign merit implies that the meritorious truly deserve the reward, requiring the giver to give it to the merited as something due, as when an olympic athelete earns a gold medal by besting all her opponents.

    John Wyclif's Political Philosophy

  • Condign ridicule can have a two-fold salubrious effect, chastening the object of ridicule while offering a gratifying catharsis for those who enjoy the spectacle.

    Insight Scoop | The Ignatius Press Blog:

  • 'Condign merit', which is merit in the strict sense, is intrinsic merit; it is established by justice.

    Prescient Election

  • Condign punishment, as the articles say … and that lass of mine, that young heroine - I'll never forget it, never!

    Flashman and the angel of the lord

  • Condign merit supposes an equality between service and return; it is measured by commutative justice (justitia commutativa), and thus gives a real claim to a reward.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 10: Mass Music-Newman

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