find against

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See: convict
References in classic literature ?
And it seems to me there's more texts for your marrying than ever you can find against it.
Deliverer from new Lords, leader to free Enjoyment of our right as Gods; yet hard For Gods, and too unequal work we find Against unequal armes to fight in paine, Against unpaind, impassive; from which evil Ruin must needs ensue; for what availes Valour or strength, though matchless, quelld with pain Which all subdues, and makes remiss the hands Of Mightiest.
They got the thing down to the ground deliberately and carefully, felling a couple of trees in the process, and they built a wide flat roof of timbers and tree boughs to guard their precious find against its chance discovery by any passing Asiatics.
It took a tribunal five years to find against Ms Ackroyd's claim that she was a contractor, not an employee liable for PAYE.
Flags Over the Warsaw Ghetto: The Untold Story of the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising" seeks to grant greater insight into the history of this tale of resistance, as many poor and downtrodden Poles and Jews rose up armed with whatever they could find against the force of Nazi Germany.
Retired Durham Police Detective Chief Superintendent David Grey was accused of refusing to find against the "hand that was feeding him", when he was called in by Durham County Council in 2007 to investigate Christina Blythe.
In the end the ethics commissioner decided to find against MacKay and issued him a token fine as a result.
A jury took just 30 minutes to find against first-offender Chalmers, a Cam-buslang College student, after a two-day trial.
Our brief urges the court to find against him," says Julie Underwood, general counsel for NSBA, "because we think there are lots of other ways he could have gone about seeking a review of the school district's decision.
In particular, the central Americans want Geneva to find against the bond system imposed on cigarette imports by the Dominicans and also what Honduras views as discriminatory treatment for importers regarding the payment of a 'selective consumption tax'.