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TO HOLD. These words are now used in a deed to express by what tenure the grantee is to have the land. The clause which commences with these words is called the tenendum. Vide Habendum; Tenendum.
     2. To hold, also means to decide, to adjudge, to decree; as, the court in that case held that the husband was not liable for the contract of the wife, made without his express or implied authority.
     3. It also signifies to bind under a contract, as the obligor is held and firmly bound. In the constitution of the United States, it is provided, that no person held to service or labor in one state under the laws thereof, escaping into another, shall, in consequence of any law or regulation therein, be discharged from such service or labor, but shall be delivered up on the claim of the party to whom such service or labor may be due. Art. 4, sec. 3, Sec. 3; 2 Serg. & R. 306; 3 Id. 4; 5 Id. 52; 1 Wash. C. C. R. 500; 2 Pick. 11; 16 Pet. 539, 674.

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Another added: "Very confused as to why we just saw Amy and Curtis running out holding hands looking really happy when a few minutes before she was crying over him??
The rules, which apply to all public places, include a ban on all forms of nudity, playing music loudly and dancing, exchange of kisses between men and women--and even on unmarried couples holding hands.
But I would feel more comfortable holding hands here than in any other theme park."
The Join Up For Education event, which forms part of this week's Global Action Week, will be repeated across the world with millions of people holding hands and making paper chains.
* Just Friends--Five team riders all perform a rock to fakie on a quarter pipe (5 feet or taller) while holding hands
He said in order to set the record, "100 per cent of the people in the air have to be holding hands, even if only for a split second.
People said we should do it once a year.' The event gained day-long coverage on the local radio station and 'Holding Hands Around St Anns 2005' is scheduled for 25 June.
They also saw children of different religions such as Hinduism, Judaism, and Sikhism holding hands in harmony.
Maybe holding hands is a way of preventing an American businessman from getting on his cell phone and booking the next flight out of Lagos.
Whatever their motivation for doing so, they are thus spared holding hands during the Our Father, which our parish priest encourages.
The girl represented a group of homosexual and lesbian students offended by the "Straight Pride" logo embossed on the front of the shirt, and a picture of a stick man and woman holding hands on the back.
And the press release: "These painters believed in the myth of originality and the individual....They became legendary personalities." I wonder what Sherrie Levine and even David Salle think about holding hands under that umbrella.