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LIRA. The name of a foreign coin. In all computations at the custom house, the lira of Sardinia shall be estimated at eighteen cents and six mills. Act of March 22, 1846. The lira of the Lombardo-Venetian Kingdom, and the lira of Tuscany, at sixteen cents. Act of March 22, 1846.

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Watson, who emigrated to Canada several years ago and worked as a government office clerk, met Lise at a dance in Peterborough, where they both lived, in 2011.
Shopping for holiday clothes before her departure, Lise is delighted with a particularly garish outfit, but, when the sales girl tells her it has the advantage of being made of stain-resisting fabric, Lise screams, 'Get this thing off me.
Lise was six months pregnant at the time with the pair's only child, now 14.
Nao Sakuma as Lise in La Fille Mal Gardee by Birmingham Royal Ballet
Look Wot I Dun: My Life In Slade, by Don Powell and Lise Lyng Falkenberg, published by Omnibus Press, is due for release on October 14.
But while show-stealing plaudits are pretty much written into that pair's contracts, the ballet demands high quality performances from the romantic leads - and there's certainly no complaints on that score as Iain Mackay's matinee-idol Colas and Nao Sakuma's captivating Lise provide the chemistry to breathe charm into their technical expertise.
BEIRUT: Environment Minister Mohammad Rahhal met with the Norwegian ambassador to Lebanon Aud Lise Norheim on Monday to discuss Norway's help in fighting environmental hazards.
Gloria Lise gives voice to one of the most harrowing periods in Argentina's history, with a cast of characters as vivid as they are tragic.
The first comprehensive, historical, scholarly dictionary of the English and English Creole languages of Trinidad & Tobago, compiled by Lise Winer, has been published, reports Caribbean Net News (Jan.
La these de Lise Schreier developpee dans Seul dans l'Orient lointain.
I'm drinking a coke when Mary, who at least covers herself up with a long turquoise skirt, rushes up, saying something about what's she going to do about her cousin, she's so embarrassed, and I'm saying, I didn't know you even had a cousin Lise, and from New Jersey too, when the cousin comes out of the house, looks our way, and that's it.