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CROPPER, contracts. One who, having no interest in the land, works it in consideration of receiving a portion of the crop for his labor. 2 Rawle, R. 12.

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Martin Roscoe, Peter Cropper and Moray Welsh are leading figures in their field.
VP is active in the oil and gas equipment, groundforce and rough terrain material handling equipment sectors, among others.Country: UKSector: Machinery/Engineering, Business and Consumer ServicesTarget: Mr Cropper LimitedBuyer: Vp plcType: Corporate acquisitionStatus: Closed
Of course, The Animals, who still have original drummer John Steel in their line-up, will be performing their hits like Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood and House of the Rising Sun, but what can we expect from Cropper? "Well, I only do about half an hour, but we won't leave out too many hits.
But the enigma of America, as evident from Corry Cropper's rigorous study, is that it is after all a former British colony that never had a chance to mature through the trials and tribulations of monarchy, empire, and republic.
A statement which appeared last week on a website carrying AQM messages said: "Leaders from the Islamic State of Iraq were able to escape from Cropper Prison.
Never charged, they were held for months or years in prisons like Cropper, or Camp Bucca, a sprawling compound in the southern desert near Kuwait that was closed down last year.
Cropper, west of Baghdad and holding 1,600 detainees, opened immediately after the US-led invasion of Iraq in March 2003.
As the title of his book suggests, Cropper initially offers a different approach than that of other works discussing sports in nineteenth-century France in that he views his subject through the literature of the period.
But it turns out a plenary session is enough to turn the head of even a top-flight acting legend like Roy Cropper.
Nothing has escaped Cropper's attention--not the documents concerning both commissions (some of which she was the first to trace and publish), not the text on which the image depends, and not a single detail of the works themselves: the habits, vestments, and even the hairstyles of the monks and priests attending the dying saint, the exact moment in the ceremony depicted, and the theological concerns of the patrons of both commissions.
Cropper says a growing Black middle class, more high-school golf teams and prominent minority golfers such as Tiger Woods have increased interest in golf among younger Blacks.
'We're playing all the quartets for the centenary,' says leader Peter Cropper. 'Quite frankly they have gone down like lead balloons in the past but now, the fourth time round, people are suddenly beginning to find them very interesting.