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Crown

the monarch.

CROWN. A covering for the head, commonly used by kings; figuratively, it signifies royal authority. By pleas of the crown, are understood criminal actions.

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But I do not understand how the room at the Crown can be safer for you than your father's house.
If it can be contrived to be at the Crown, papa, it will be very convenient for the horses.
Weston are at the Crown at this moment," said Frank Churchill, "examining the capabilities of the house.
Emma was most happy to be called to such a council; and her father, engaging to think it all over while she was gone, the two young people set off together without delay for the Crown.
Although the Crown contract was valued at $1 million for state budget purposes, Callahan agrees its long-term value to both sides could be much, much more.
She uses small metal tools to create the creases in the crown, or those ``waves'' on the side of a cloche.
The REIT will enter into a contract to purchase the property from the Crown affiliates subject to approval by the independent members of the REIT's Board of Trustees.
The sale includes all rights in the United States to the over 600 award-winning television movies, mini-series and series in the Crown Media library.
Hemmerle's resignation from his offices and from the Crown Board is effective August 21, 1994.
Crown and its officers and directors may be deemed to be participants in the solicitation of proxies from the Crown shareholders.
However, during the arbitration proceeding, Battle Mountain acknowledged that the condition of force majeure on the Crown Jewel Project was removed on Oct.
The Crown Media Board has retained the executive recruiting firm of Spencer Stuart to commence a search for a permanent replacement.