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CAPE, English law. A judicial writ touching a plea of lands and tenements. The writs which bear this name are of two kinds, namely, cape magnum, or grand, cape, and cape parvum, or petit cape. The petit cape, is so called, not so much on account of the smallness of the writ, as of the letter. Fleta, lib. 6, c. 55, Sec. 40. For the difference between the form and the use of these writs, see 2 Wms. Saund. Rep. 45, c, d; and Fleta, ubi sup.

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Even more, with their ordinary human alter egos, these comic book deities allow the nerdy Walter Mitty in readers everywhere to imagine themselves as caped crusaders.
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Thousands of children surged around the gleaming Batmobile and rushed towards the Caped Crusader but the two super-heroes managed to escape into the store.
In a scene that was straight from a comic book, the Caped Crusader handed the suspect to startled officers.
CAPED CRUSADER: The man dressed as Batman hands over the wanted man at Trafalgar House police station in Bradford, inset
West Yorkshire police have now revealed that they think the caped crusader is a friend of the man who was turned in, and later arrested, Sky News reported.
Fast forward four decades and the erstwhile childhood caped crusader has found himself the writer behind a new re-working of the comic book legend coming to the Echo Arena.
For colleges and universities seeking to broaden their reach and build or expand their online presence, CapEd offers a financially attractive, minimal risk solution for launching, expanding, and/or operating a high-quality online learning program.
Like Barbie, the five stunners changed constantly into various guises ranging from street-style Cheryl to pole-dancing Nicola, hotpant Nadine, showgirl Kimberley and caped fantasy woman Sarah.
ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK The Dark Knight (Warner) WHEN called upon to write the soundtrack to the darkest Batman movie yet, Hans Zimmer and James Newton Howard decided to dispense with a hummable hero theme, instead building densely layered cellos and double basses to reflect the complex character of the caped crusader and his Joker nemesis.
THE VERDICT: Batman is back and, while never the most cheerful of chappies, his bloody encounters with the Joker push him even more towards the dark side, to the extent the caped crusader becomes known as the Dark Knight.
95), with its moist slices of chicken breast caped in a rich, brown sauce studded with finely diced vegetables.