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HISTORY, evidence. The recital of facts written and given out for true.
     2. Facts stated in histories may be read in evidence, on the ground of their notoriety. Skin. R. 14; 1 Ventr. R. 149. But these facts must be of a public nature, and the general usages and customs of the country. Bull. P. 248; 7 Pet. R. 554; 1 Phil. & Am. Ev. 606; 30 Howell's St. Tr. 492. Histories are not admissible in relation to matters not of a public nature, such as the custom of a particular town, a descent, the boundaries of a county, and the like. 1 Salk. 281; S. C. Skin. 623; T. Jones, 164; 6 C. & P. 586, note. See 9 Ves. 347; 10 Ves. 354; 3 John. 385; 1 Binn. 399; and Notoriety.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Ce choix dynamise et solidifie le corpus, et genere du meme coup la modernite de l'Histoire de la litterature quebecoise.
The majority of the remaining essays deal with various aspects of the Histoire litteraire.
A posthumous tribute to the eminent d'Aubigne scholar Andre Thierry (1924-2000), to whom is due the rehabilitation of Agrippa d'Aubigne's Histoire Universelle and its magisterial (now standard) reedition (1981-2000), this volume contains a brief biography of Thierry, a bibliography of his scholarly works, seven of his most interesting (and not always easily accessible) essays, and nine new essays by well-regarded senior seiziemistes on historiographical issues raised by d'Aubigne's (1552-1630) works and time of religious and civil strife.
Two of the most rewarding articles in this volume are hidden away in the 'Etudes' section and have nothing to do with Nouvelle histoire de Mouchette.
La longue histoire de ce groupe est celle de la perseverance et du renouvellement dans plusieurs genres musicaux, du blues au rock, de la Soul au disco.
The idea originated with a French publisher called Ambroise Vollard who commissioned Picasso to illustrate a new version of a famous natural history book, Histoire Naturelle, written in the 18th Century by George-Louis Leclerc, Comte de Buffon.
A masterfully controlled mixture of genres, themes, and narrative techniques, Histoire de la femme cannibale is one of Conde's most personal and successful novels.
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