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CORD, measures. A cord of wood must, when the wood is piled close, measure eight feet by four, and the wood must be four feet long. There are various local regulations in our principal cities as to the manner in which wood shall be measured and sold.

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Despite prolonged attempts to eliminate this canon, including a last minute visit to Pope John Paul II, the mandate appeared in the final text; only to be largely ignored until Ex corde would resurrect the issue.
Haunting Memories: Inquest and Exorcism in Baudelaire's 'La corde,'" Dalhousie French Studies 30 (1995): 65-91.
In 1990, the Vatican, clearly wanting to keep Catholic colleges and universities in the "Quality with Soul" category, issued the Apostolic Constitution, Ex corde Ecclesiae, ("From the Heart of the Church").
The same can be said for Ex Corde, or at least the first half of it.
65-68): "Musica imitatrice I De' concerti del Ciel, gioia, amor desra, / S'avien, c'hor tarda, hor presta, / Dolce, e Jeggiadra dia / Moto a le corde, suon, voci, armenia.
School's out for the summer, but the debate about Ex Corde Ecclesiae--the 1990 Vatican document on the Catholic identity of colleges and universities--is about to heat up again.
This year two corde lisse (rope acrobatics) shows and a trapeze act will be performed under the cathedral porch, which links the new cathedral to the ruins.
the bishops voted 223-31 to implement a new set of rules, known as "Ex Corde Ecclesiae: An Application to the United States," intended to reemphasize the Catholic identity of the schools.
RSA mobile authentication solutions are designed to minimally impact the mobile user experience while still maintaining strong authentication," says Chris Corde, Director of Corporate Strategy, RSA, The Security Division of EMC.
Il faudra donc se rabattre sur les chances des chevaux qui relevent d'une ecurie qui a fait ses preuves dans la categorie, qui ont herite d'un bon numero a la corde et qui beneficie d'une monte de metier.
The petition asks the Catholic Church to require that Georgetown implement Ex corde Ecclesiae, a papal constitution governing Catholic colleges, and, only as a last possible measure, the removal or suspension of top-ranked Georgetown's right to call itself Catholic and Jesuit in any of its representations.