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Maori for SOVEREIGNTY.

MAN. A human being. This definition includes not only the adult male sex of the human species, but women and children; examples: "of offences against man, some are more immediately against the king, other's more immediately against the subject." Hawk. P. C. book 1, c. 2, s. 1. Offences against the life of man come under the general name of homicide, which in our law signifies the killing of a man by a man." Id. book 1, c. 8, s. 2.
     2. In a more confined sense, man means a person of the male sex; and sometimes it signifies a male of the human species above the age of puberty. Vide Rape. It was considered in the civil or Roman law, that although man and person are synonymous in grammar, they had a different acceptation in law; all persons were men, but all men, for example, slaves, were not persons, but things. Vide Barr. on the Stat. 216, note.

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I think it is because she is older, but also he's a boy - he's going to be a man's man, he'll want to spread his wings, be a Jack-the-lad, build his character.
Scott, originally from Caerphilly, said: "Someone just posted 'you'll never be a man's man, why try and be someone you're not'.
During last night's live show, she delivered strong performances of It's A Man's Man's Man's World by James Brown and Run To You by Whitney Houston.
Last night she delivered strong performances of It's A Man's Man's Man's World by James Brown and Run To You by Whitney Houston.
It is designed to give both retail and institutional investors access to a complimentary portfolio of 10 to 15 Man-run UCITS funds, including industry-leading GLG and AHL strategies, as well as Man's Man Systematic Strategies, Man Convertibles and Ore Hill strategies," the fund manager said in a press release.
Getting to the semi-finals was a huge bonus, and on that night when I sang It's A Man's Man's Man's World, I won my final.
Seal is expected to sing songs from his recent album "Soul" including "A Change Is Gonna Come", "It's A Man's Man's Man's World", and "If You Don't Know Me By Now".
The setlist runs from Roy Orbison hit I Drove All Night to Titanic theme My Heart Will Go On, taking in rock (Alone), pop (The Power Of Love), soul (It's A Man's Man's World), disco (a soul medley) and opera (The Prayer, with Andrea Bocelli on video).
Includes Killer, Kiss From A Rose, Crazy, Fly Like An Eagle and covers of I Can't Stand The Rain, Free, It's A Man's Man's Man's World and If You Don't Know Me By Now.
If what Frank Lampard said about Terry is true - that he's "a man's man" - how about a bit more of the stiff upper lip and a bit less of the trembling one?
Sometimes in modern society it can be hard to find a real man's man. That's why artofmaliness.com has devoted their website to old-fashioned manliness.
My dad is entrepreneurial, funny, with a dark sense of humor, a little grouchy, and he's a man's man."