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  • proper n. A surname, variant of Collier.


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  • The previous article looked at how the term Collyer's Mansion has evolved, how the conditions have become common throughout the country, and how to provide a brief amount of pre-planning to operate safer. In The Line Of Duty

  • He wanted to fix American life finally in one edition, what he called Collyer's eternally current dateless newspaper, the only newspaper anyone would ever need.


  • They also built the walls of the reclamation works along the sea front, now known as Collyer Quay, and above referred to, and the river wall at Campong

    Prisoners Their Own Warders A Record of the Convict Prison at Singapore in the Straits Settlements Established 1825

  • In a two-page order, judges Thomas Griffith, Rosemary Collyer and Beryl Howell wrote that Texas "used an improper standard or methodology" to determine which districts give minority voters the ability to elect their preferred candidates.

    U.S. Court Challenges New Texas Districts

  • Yet in a stunning reversal, Judge Collyer last week revisited her decision and dismissed the case.

    Forced Into Medicare

  • This is convoluted enough, but Judge Collyer's truly novel finding comes with her implicit argument that to be "entitled" to a government benefit is to be obligated to accept it.

    Forced Into Medicare

  • That's where Judge Rosemary Collyer has ruled that Americans have a legal obligation to accept subpar government health benefits.

    Forced Into Medicare

  • As recently as the fall of 2009, Judge Collyer provided support for the plaintiffs.

    Forced Into Medicare

  • Litigation in the case will now continue, “with USTR asking US District Judge Rosemary M. Collyer to uphold its decision to conceal virtually all of the information that EFF and PK seek concerning the ACTA negotiations,” add the two organisations.

    Unveil ACTA! EFF, Public Knowledge

  • You can hear it in the tight-lipped anguish of Lady Hester Collyer, the suicidal heroine of "The Deep Blue Sea," who has left her proper husband for a ne'er-do-well test pilot.

    Terence Rattigan, Forgotten Centenarian


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