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delay. In Scots law it is argued that delay, even a delay short of any prescriptive or limitation period, might bar a right.

MORA, In civil law. This term, in mora, is used to denote that a party to a contract, who is obliged to do anything, has neglected to perform it, and is in default. Story on Bailm. Sec. 123, 259; Jones on Bailm. 70; Poth. Pret a Usage, c. 2, Sec. 2, art. 2, n. 60; Encyclopedie, mot Demeure; Broderode, mot Mora.

MORA, estates. A moor, barren or unprofitable ground; marsh; a heath. 1 Inst. 5; Fleta, lib. 2, c. 71.

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The conflict between the government forces and the Moro rebels has resulted in the deaths of more than 150,000 combatants and civilians over nearly three decades.
tised narration', Moro has tried to understand the conflicts and struggles of Sonia's life.
It is my contention that if a patient/ client does not completely integrate the Moro reflex during infancy, there will be the real possibility that the effect of therapeutic bodywork directed over the iliopsoas could trigger a reaction of instability and danger.
Companies could now not rely on embassies for assistance in countries such as Lebanon, which was destabilising as a result of tensions with Syria, and needed to ensure they had their own evacuation plans in place, Moro said.
Later that day, the group of scorned Nepalese approached the Europeans' tents, pelting them with stones until Moro and Steck came outside to face them.
Because Moro and AEEC chose a country with a risky business climate, it was inevitable that they'd eventually encounter problems.
Negotiators from both sides signed the "framework agreement" at the presidential palace in Manila, with Aquino and Moro Islamic Liberation Front chairman Al Haj Murad Ebrahim.
We commend the government of the Philippines and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front leadership for their hard work and unwavering commitment to a better future, as well as Malaysia for its longstanding role as facilitator of the negotiations," the statement said.
The Red Brigades, conducting a self-proclaimed "civil war" against the state, murdered Mr Moro after the government refused to free 13 detained extremists in return for his life.
We were fortunate enough to get it and will use the money for tools and equipment but also for materials so the students can build some projects that will be donated to non-profit organizations," Moro said.
Moro has not revealed the details of the investment or scale of the project, but stated that there are plans to develop two models.
Moro and Sirl, both Oregonians, will talk about their work at the gallery from 7 p.