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SPERATE. That of which there is hope.
     2. In the accounts of an executor and the inventory of the personal assets, he should distinguish between those assets which are sperate, and those which are desperate; he will be prima facie responsible for the former, and discharged for the latter. 1 Chit. Pr. 520; 2 Williams Ex. 644; Toll. Ex. 248. See Desperate.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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"Sperate miseri, cavete faelices" is the epigraph: Hope, you miserable ones; beware, you happy ones.
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In a sperate statement Friday, it took Australia to task over a deal with Cambodia to relocate refugees from the tiny Pacific island nation of Nauru.
DESPERATE DAN: Newcastle's Dan Gosling misses a golden opportunity DE DE DE DESP SPERATE DAN:
In the music archive of the Zisterzienser stift (Cistercian Abbey) in Stams, where fortunately the historic music collection of the Musikkapelle Stams (wind band) from the nineteenth century has also been preserved, one can find a handwritten score of Zaccaria's cavatina "Sperate o figli" from Nabucco arranged for wind ensemble.
Still, at the very least, even the doubting number crunchers accept things are going to be tight with three points predicted to sperate Palace in 15th and Cardiff - and that alone should give great hope that all is not lost.
One method was to do nothing about bad or doubtful debts in the ledger, but simply to keep open the personal accounts of all debtors, whether the merchant deemed them to be good ("sperate"), doubtful ("dubious"), or bad ("desperate").
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