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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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LISE WEIL: Oh yeah, even though we had a sort of polyamorous ethic.
While Lise Grande explained that the United Nations and its organizations, programs and agencies operating in Yemen are working to support the Hodeidah agreement to mitigate the consequences of the humanitarian disaster in Yemen.
The company includes Bridget Adams-King, Company Manager Alexandra Alontaga, Ali Bailey, Lucy Chmielewski, Colleen DeRosa, Mariah Furlow, Rasell Holt, Nora Lise Ulrey, Ben F.
Watson, originally from Edinburgh, was arrested 10 days after Lise was last seen leaving her job at Walmart on November 12, 2014.
The Driver's Seat chronicles the last thirty-six hours in the life of Lise, a thirty-four-year-old woman who works for a firm of accountants, probably in Copenhagen (we cannot be sure of that any more than of a number of other things in this novel).
Editor Doh See-hwan with Virgil Dixon Morris and Lise McKean present a collection of academic papers and scholarly articles focused on the history and contemporary status of relations between Japan and Korea 100 years after the forced annexation.
Angus's ex-mistress Stacy Herbert told how she had joined the couple on their holiday and would sneak off for sex with him while unsuspecting Lise was lying by the pool.
"By developing programs to encourage innovation and change, even large companies can become more agile, and ready to adopt new systems and new business models that can create new sources of revenue," added Lise Tcheng.
The thing about Lise, though, is that her contributions are more valuable than those of anyone else on that committee.
To sit through Frederick Ashton's lovely evocation of the Bordeaux countryside in late summer, its cornfields, haymakers, maypoles and its sweetlyshaped love affair between Colas (Cesar Morales) and Lise (the incomparable Nao Sakuma), is to enter a delectable fairy tale world where light-hearted brilliance is there in abundance to both enchant and delight.
Artists Lise Autogena and Joshua Portway collaborated with composer Orlando Gough to create an event that incorporated this sense landscape, memory and space into the musical composition.
Don has enlisted the help of his close pal, Danish writer Lise Lyng Falkenberg, to pen his life story.