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LUCRE. Gain, profit. Cl. des Lois Rom. h.t.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The judiciary which had in the past discharged itself ably is once again being called upon to deliver judgement on this matter that will be untainted by lucre and uncowed by the threat of immoral power,' he added
Suhr took fourth on floor and fifth on vault, Julia Kurek was second on beam and fifth on floor and Lucre placed third on beam.
It rises to receive lucre gladly and conveniently offers its podium to the most influential.
But, if you're a good bluffer, filthy lucre is not essential.
Summary: Players serious about succeeding at the highest level cannot afford to be swayed by the lure of the lucre
"I will never reject, from any consideration personal to myself, the cause of the defenseless or oppressed or delay anyone's cause for lucre or malice.
Amit Shah and son's miracle of 16,000 times lucre hike happens only in BJP rule."
She plays Red Dragon, the mysterious head of a vicious crime 'conglomerate,' with tentacles in many nefarious illegal pursuits of filthy lucre.
When the golfing press (led by the absurdly over-the-top Sky TV coverage) starts to describe events at the Ryder Cup as "war" or "a battle" or a "fight to the death" it just sounds silly and overblown, when what is actually happening is a round of golf played by chaps in expensive branded attire, in agreeable surroundings, for large sums of lucre.
8DA followed YESTERDAY'S SOLUTIONS WEE THINKER ACROSS: 7 Shallow 9 Prime 10 Reaps 11 Salient 12 Bye 13 Escapade 16 Relegate 17 Pro 19 Off-peak 21 Lucre 22 Tweet 23 Riviera DOWN: 1 Ascribe 2 Japanese 3 Alas 4 Apple pie 5 Dine 6 Death 8 Wisecracker 13 Elements 14 Depicted 15 Polecat 18 Mouth 20 Feel 21 Live QUICKIE ACROSS: 1 Butterflies 8 Cos 9 Vat 11 Elegant 12 Neigh 13 Add 14 Lay 15 Uplands 17 Eel 19 Page 21 Obey 23 Boar 25 Door 27 Tab 29 Ammonia 31 Put 34 Era 36 Onion 37 Crawler 38 Tie 39 Sad 40 Truck driver DOWN: 1 Bold 2 Used 3 Trample 4 Ritual 5 Lined 6 Evil 7 Saga 8 Cease 10 Thyme 16 Spa 18 Loo 20 Art 22 Bra 24 Origami 25 Depot 26 Forced 28 Beard 30 Manic 32 Unit 33 Tier 34 Else 35 Rear
In future move the Championship final back two hours and think of the fans - not the filthy lucre.