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  • Powers, Hiram 1805-1873. American sculptor whose important works, all in the neoclassical style, include Greek Slave (1843) and busts of American leaders.

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  • n. Plural form of Power.

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  • POWERS: (INAUDIBLE) COHEN (voice-over): Powers said he had no idea he had a knife in his head until his buddies pointed it out.

    CNN Transcript Dec 31, 2007

  • Parts generally have their subsistence together with the whole; particular powers follow particular members, and operations those Powers, and effects those operations.

    Essays and Miscellanies

  • It never would come any further, and the world would have remained in ignorance of its curative powers, only for Powers, who put in a hydraulic ram, and the blockade was broken, the water now flows to the surface, and all is well.

    Peck's Compendium of Fun

  • Unseen powers are crossing their meshes here around us, -- and, what am I-- Powers?

    The Bride of Fort Edward

  • | Powers = Seemingly those of [[Karl Lykos (Earth-616)#Powers]].

    Marvel Database - Recent changes [en]

  • Bully powers Powers down with a wristlock to start and then tosses him.

    Scott's Blog of Doom

  • All the rights, powers and authority given Powers and du - to the North Adams fire district by this act shall be exer - cised by said fire district, subject to all the duties, liabil - ities and restrictions herein contained, in such manner and by such agents, oflScers and servants as the said fire district shall from time to time ordain, direct and appoint.

    Acts and resolves passed by the General Court

  • R. Lane, their associates and successors, are hereby made a corporation by the name of the Millis Water Company, for the purpose of supplying the inhabitants of the town of Millis, or any part thereof, with water for domestic, manufacturing and other purposes, including the extin - guishment of fires; with all the powers and privileges Powers and and subject to all the duties, restrictions and liabilities set forth in all general laws which now are or may here - after be in force applicable to such corporation.

    Acts and resolves passed by the General Court

  • The powers, duties and compensation of Powers, duties, said commission and of tlie members thereof during said term of three years, shall be the same as are specified and provided in chapter five hundred and forty-eight of the acts of the year eighteen hundred and ninety-four and in acts in amendment thereof or in addition thereto; and any vacancy occurring in said commission shall be filled in the manner provided in said chapter five hundred and forty-eight.

    Acts and resolves passed by the General Court

  • All the rights, powers and authority Powers to be granted to said town l) y this act, and not otherwise specifi - waTe "board\ cally provided for, shall be exercised hy said town by its water board, who shall be subject however to any instruc - tions, rules and regulations which said town may impose by its vote.

    Acts and resolves passed by the General Court

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