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By the output of the volatile substances and the caking ability rich coals prevail.
This was likewise the opinion of the Fathers of the Second Plenary Council of Baltimore in 1866. As a consequence, different methods of computing the cathedraticum prevail throughout the United States.
politics under the pretext of a "terrorist conspiracy" sponsored by Iran.
Liquidations of Sorbian schools, even in areas mostly populated by Sorbs, still happen, under the pretext of financial difficulties or demolition of whole villag
es to create lignite quarries.
The Reagan administration
's pretext for the invasion was the protection of 500 U.S. and Western medical students from Coard's government.
Using that as a pretext, the government banned the paper in May 1872 for blasphemy and treason.
The Greek Command also erred in tolerating the action of armed Greek civilians, armed by Greece since February, who, under the pretext of assisting the Greek troops, began looting and committing all manner of excesses.
Shortly after, Helen comes out of the palace under the pretext that she wishes to make an offering at her sister Clytemnestra's grave.
This was allegedly done under the pretext that by Islamizing Aflaq, Saddam would avoid reminding Iraqis of Baathism's Christian roots.
They brought a great quantity of fish, and "loaves like bricks, made of the pulp of ameixas," but Elvas believed this was a pretext to discover if they could attack.
A grateful patient in his medical practice in Hamburg had summoned him to his house late at night on the pretext of an emergency call on behalf of his infant daughter.
He has claimed that the reasons given for his expulsion were a pretext to cover a political motive and accused the RMT of supporting a 'New McCarthyism'.
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