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  • After hearing the report of the minutante and the opinion of the Secretary concerned, sometimes of all others present, the cardinal prefect issues an order to reply, or to defer the case, or to send it up to the general congregation.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • A few months after that about a month before our soon-to-be-adopted child was to be born, the birth mother changed her mind and decided to keep her child rather than put it up for adoption.

    The Courage To Be Christian

  • “Ladies and gents, back by popular demand, the sinfully hot diva of the night squad, lady of law enforcement, queen of cuffs, and the spread-eagle mistress, give it up for Siiiiireeeeeeen!”

    Good Girl Gone Bad

  • Anthony's attorney, Jose Baez, created reasonable doubt, Moore and other legal analysts said, when he said Caylee drowned accidentially and that her grandfather, Casey's father, helped cover it up and dispose of the body.

    How the Casey Anthony case came apart

  • She would not dare tell him that the centuries-old Corsi ax might have been reduced to a mere memory had it not been for the kind actions of Carol Abramowitz, who scooped it up during a hasty raid of the da Vinci for medical supplies on Galvan VI.

    Breakdowns

  • "It almost looks like bark, but when you pick it up it definitely has a liquid consistency and it's definitely oil," said Kimberly Creel, 41, who was hanging out and swimming with hundreds of other beachgoers.

    statesman.com - Highschool

  • Adopting Isaiah Berlin's familiar taxonomy, Brand explains that Old Greens are intellectual "hedgehogs" - they start with a grand theory and then shore it up with mounds of factoids dredged up to reinforce what they already believe.

    Libertarian Blog Place

  • He'd contact me when he needed something, then pick it up his-self and pay in cash.

    The Killing Kind

  • Brooklyn Beckham hams it up for the cameras after dad David takes him for frozen yogurt.

    X17 Online

  • He hit it onto the green, then found his own ball and hit it up there as well, and returned my Pro V1x without thanking me.

    The Italian Summer

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