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deemster

judge of the High Court of the Isle of Man.
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Future Cutlet showed the type of early pace that had already seen him bag the Cesarewitch (1931), Laurels and Spring Cup (1932), and looked set for a comfortable success as Wild Woolley and Deemster's Mike were battling out second, with Beef Cutlet a considerable distance down having the missed the break.
The lieutenant governor said that there was no record in the debates of the original legislation as to why clerics should be excluded, although Deemster Kneale thought that the attorney general of the time, who would have been responsible for drafting of the act, was a high churchman.
(2.) Fin-de-siecle writing informed by a preoccupation with homosexual subject matter encompassed texts as varied as Howard Sturgis's sentimental novel of English boys-school life, Tim (1891), homoerotic pastoral romances such as Hall Caine's The Deemster: A Romance of the Isle of Man (1870), pornographic texts such as the 1893 Teleny (apocryphally authored by Oscar Wilde), as well as retellings of classic Greek and Roman narratives such as George Taylor's Antinous: A Romance of Ancient Rome (1882).
The Manxman deconstructs its own title not through such irony but through undecidability: its singular referent cannot be determined.(24) (The odd redundant quality of this word--"' man" and "man" linked by an X--may contribute to this sense.) This undecidability draws into question the nature of "man" in the older, generic sense of humanity that is also invoked by the film's epigraph from the Sermon on the Mount: "What shall it profit a man to gain the whole world if he lose his soul?" The subtitle has puzzled critics to the point where its referent, too, seems in doubt.(25) At first it appears to refer to the career of Philip, who "gains the world" by becoming a deemster but "loses his soul" by guiltily suppressing his paternity of kate's baby.
It was followed by several others--including The Deemster (1887), The Manxman(1894), The External City (1901), The Woman Thou Gavest Me(1913), and The Woman of Knockaloe (1923).
Deemster has enabled Rhodes to enter the bottled salads and pickles market, he said.
In the 1890s, a circle of folk song collectors appeared in the Isle of Man, split into two camps: the first consisting of Dr John Clague and the Gill brothers, Deemster J.
There were scenes of anger and bewilderment as Acting Deemster Andrew Moran QC threw out the proceedings.
Sister Olive initiated a notable family connection with the race, as she threw the dual 1934/35 champion Olive's Best, whose litter-sister Deemster's Olive was the dam of Roeside Scottie, the 1938 winner.
Sentencing him to life imprisonment, with a minimum of 20 years before he is considered for parole, Acting Deemster Simon Fawcus said Newbery had shown 'no remorse' for the killings.
He remained on the Isle of Man, pursuing first a legal career at the Manx bar, which led to him being eventually appointed to the judiciary as Northern or Second Deemster - equivalent to a High Court judge - in 1884, a post he held until his death in 1899.
The case alleging the ship put to sea with a catalogue of faults was dismissed after Acting Deemster Andrew Moran QC ruled there was no case to answer