Semper paratus


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SEMPER PARATUS. The name of a plea by which the defendant alleges that he has always been ready to perform what is demanded of him. 3 Bl. Com. 303. The same as Tout temps prist. (q.v.)

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Remembering that day when the photo-finish went his way, Baines said: "It was supposed to be hush hush, but on the morning of the race I went into a Coral shop a couple of minutes after they had opened and there were four people, including two postmen, in front of me backing Semper Paratus at 18-1.
Blinkers have brought about an improvement in Semper Paratus and the Giles Braverytrained gelding can complete a hat-trick in the Half Moon Handicap at Newmarket.
Blinkers have brought about an im-provement in Semper Paratus and the Giles Bravery-trained gelding can complete a hat-trick in the Half Moon Handicap at Newmarket's afternoon meeting.
Although Toby Balding's charge could not quite match that form when fourth of 14 to Semper Paratus at Kempton, but it was not a bad run and the three-year-old filly will take some beating in the Crowther Homes Handicap.
SPARS, the Semper Paratus Always Ready Service, was organized as a women's branch of the Coast Guard.
To develop and support the Systems which enable the men and women of the Coast Guard to be Semper Paratus .