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  • Daniel Minor was offered as a witness and objected to, on the ground that he was a joint promissor in said note, and is sued for speaking the same words.

    A History of American Law

  • A promise can be a lie if the promissor never intended to perform in the first place.

    Balkinization

  • The act of promising often represents multiple facts about the world -- not just that the promissor intend to perform, but that it is probable that she will perform, and even that she will not change her mind for frivolous reasons.

    Balkinization

  • [Sidenote: A P 138] "Quid dignum tanto feret hic promissor hiatu?"

    Ethics

  • Pelion upon Ossa, and then, perhaps, we shall be treated to a bill of pains and penalties if we scruple to admit, and act accordingly, that a promise to pay specie is specie, no matter whether the promissor be government or individual, solvent or bankrupt.

    "Cato" on constitutional "money" and legal tender. In twelve numbers from the Charleston Mercury.

  • In one respect this mode of executing bonds and promissory notes was superior to ours, inasmuch as in the case of the failure on the part of the promissor to perform his promise, the obligation which he had given was not, as with us, waste paper, but, so far as it went, it was cash in itself, and could be spent as such like any other money.

    Aboriginal America

  • Paper dollars are federal reserve notes, ie: promissor batmancw: In truth, they are the 2 real legal tenders

    The Full Feed from HuffingtonPost.com

  • By a contract thus made, for a valuable consideration, there arises what, in the law phrase is called a lien, on the body and goods of the promissor or debtor.

    Sketches of the Life and Character of Patrick Henry

  • Pursuant to one of the promises, the counterparty, as promissor, promises to purchase the Shari'a compliant assets from the issuer and pursuant to the other, the issuer, as promissor, promises to sell the Shari'a compliant assets to the counterparty, each at the relevant settlement price (which is based on the independent reference asset or index).

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  • Meteoricamente, uma diretora de casting descobre em Toby um promissor astro.

    Blog do Ligeirinho

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