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CROSS. contracts. A mark made by persons who are unable to write, instead of their names.
     2. When properly attested, and proved to have been made by the party whose name is written with the mark, it is generally admitted as evidence of the party's signature.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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He tells us to look to the cross. But even as we make the sign of the cross, even as we carry the cross, even as we mark newly baptized and newly absolved Christians with the cross, these are but hints, echoes, images, reminders of the cross on which Jesus died for us.
rules in favor of the plaintiffs, Paulson and Kreisner, noting that the cross is permanently positioned inside a public park and maintained at taxpayers' expense.
Above the simple altar in Mother Teresa's Home for the Dying Destitute in Calcutta are engraved the words "I thirst." A direct line can be traced from that Roman soldier who moistened Our Lord's lips upon the cross, to the work of Mother Teresa, and countless other missionaries of charity, bringing compassion in the midst of suffering.
Even if the cross later became a symbol of how Jesus is "Lord over" anyone, early Christians found it so problematic that they did not make images of it for centuries.
A fountain was observed when metal entered the cross runner/riser and there were signs of surface turbulence during filling of the cross runner/riser.
Note also that exchange always reduces the GOS and hence the cross section.
TEAM ONE: Students representing the Virginia Attorney General should construct an argument that the teens and the Ku Klux Klan leader burned the crosses to intimidate people, thereby violating Virginia law.
She is the author of Embracing Travail: Retrieving the Cross Today (Continuum, 1999).
The cross is fashioned from the first cross he carried, which measured 12 feet by six feet, and will accompany a tiny Bible, to orbit the world.
Five of West Germany's 15 goals in its 7-game run through World Cup '90 came via the cross. West Germany averaged 21 crosses a match while allowing 12.
Always, there is a sense of seductive but spent instinct and rage, but also of control provided by the organizing principle of the cross, which does double duty as the symbol of Viti's ego and of his consciousness.
Presently, deals are in progress to license the Cross Colours name for a sneaker line.