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TO LIE. That which is proper, is fit; as, an action on the case lies for an injury committed without force; corporeal hereditaments lie in livery, that is, they pass by livery; incorporeal hereditaments lie in grant, that is, pass by the force of the grant, and without any livery. Vide Lying in grant.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Three elements in this citation give us insight into the ideology of van Lier. The first is the idea of mental instability: you must be out of your mind if you protest against colonialism.
Van Lier directed his criticism specifically at Anton de Kom, the leader of the uprising in 1933 in Suriname of a broad sector of society--immigrants and descendents of slaves--against the colonial authorities.
Looking back, I don't think Van Lier intended to hurt players' feelings.
My recollections of Van Lier as a star guard for the Bulls are fleeting.
The purpose of this brief comment is to point out that the two-dimensional implicational map proposed by Hengeveld and van Lier could be even more predictive if the Connectivity Hypothesis was taken into account, because this additional constraint would increase the accuracy of the model (i.e.
The authors formulate three implicational constraints that underlie the unified implicational map of PoS described in their paper (Hengeveld and van Lier 2010: sec.
Heather Green Heidi Van Lier Randy Joe Kraemer Cliff Scott Benjaminson Jack Phil Smith Marie Alicia Hyde Kelly Sarah Willis With: Thom Cox, Troy West, Bret Grafton, Jill Kraft, Paul Jean.
Winner of top honors at the 1999 Slamdance Film festival, "Chi Girl" is an exceptionally accomplished and deliberately rough-edged debut feature by multi-hyphenate Heidi Van Lier. Pic obviously is influenced by the early works of Woody Allen.
ISLAMABAD -- Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan on Sunday said both characters in "audio, video tape" story were certified liers.
Terming Taliban professional killers and liers, the Minister said they were the enemy of Islam and Pakistan having nefarious designs to destabilize the country, besides defaming it among the comity of nations, said a release issued here.