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delay. In Scots law it is argued that delay, even a delay short of any prescriptive or limitation period, might bar a right.

MORA, In civil law. This term, in mora, is used to denote that a party to a contract, who is obliged to do anything, has neglected to perform it, and is in default. Story on Bailm. Sec. 123, 259; Jones on Bailm. 70; Poth. Pret a Usage, c. 2, Sec. 2, art. 2, n. 60; Encyclopedie, mot Demeure; Broderode, mot Mora.

MORA, estates. A moor, barren or unprofitable ground; marsh; a heath. 1 Inst. 5; Fleta, lib. 2, c. 71.

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In an interview with La Otra Opinion, Alcantara Soria said the PAN's stance is not surprising, since Medina Mora has made his position on abortion very public.
The day of the silent, isolated church is no longer relevant to the nation," said De La Mora.
Mora forecasts that the unprecedented heat starts in 2020 with Manokwa, Indonesia.
In the input, one may hypothesise the occurrence of a sequence of two identical consonants (the so-called fake geminate), which would generate a short geminate (as in Figure 4b) as its output form or a nonmoraic geminate, a part of which would remain in the syllable coda but would not be linked to the mora.
But the risk that such bonds somehow prop up the regime is, in my view, negligible," said Mora, a Cuban-American born and raised in Miami.
I'm very, very optimistic that we have a good chance in the race," Mora said, comparing Informed's adaptation to the environs at Nad Al Sheba with the way Spring At Last handled the transition, winning the 2007 Godolphin Mile.
Mora alleged that Ramirez met his Pacific cartel contact in Mexico City twice and that, at the second meeting, Ramirez was reportedly accompanied by two other directors of his agency's organised crime division.
He said that in the first Mr Mora alerted him to a "very important client" who would be coming in.
The young catcher took on the Baltimore Orioles' Melvin Mora at the plate in the ninth inning with the game in the balance.
ASRT Quality Director Gail Mora has been chosen to serve as an examiner for the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award and will work with the nation's foremost performance excellence professionals this summer.
Several of the boxers from the 'Contender' reality TV programme are also expected to fly over to support the Rhode Islander - including Sergio Mora and Alfonso Gomez, who both beat Manfredo in the first series, with Mora going on to repeat his success in a later rematch.
Jim Mora Jr The Falcons coach's old man became known for a hilarious post-match wobblers and it seems Jim jr is made of the same stuff.