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ADVERTISEMENT. A 'notice' published either in handbills or in a newspaper.
     2. The law in many instances requires parties to advertise in order to give notice of acts which are to be done; in these cases, the advertisement is in general equivalent to notice.
     3. When an advertisement contains the terms of sale, or description of the property to be sold, it will bind the seller; and if there be a material misrepresentation, it may avoid the contract, or at least entitle the purchaser to a compensation and reduction from the agreed, price. Kapp's R. 344; 1 Chit. Pr. 295.

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Well,' said he, showing me the advertisement, 'you can see for yourself that the League has a vacancy, and there is the address where you should apply for particulars.
He was very willing to have a holiday, so we shut the business up and started off for the address that was given us in the advertisement.
From north, south, east, and west every man who had a shade of red in his hair had tramped into the city to answer the advertisement.
The address given in the advertisement was that of a flat at Earl's Court, which cost me a cross-country journey, finishing with the District Railway and a seven minutes' walk.
I--I've come about his advertisement in the Daily Mail.
We were able to find out, by communicating with the gentleman who had answered the advertisement, that the unfortunate young lady came of a wealthy Grecian family, and that she had been on a visit to some friends in England.
Melas, I should certainly be on my guard, if I were you, for of course they must know through these advertisements that you have betrayed them.
There's something in the fellow who thought of that, and something in his game; with one word he chokes off the million who answer an advertisement every day--when they can raise the stamp.
He's probably the one man who would have the cheek to put in an advertisement like that, and the one man who could do it without exciting suspicion.
Glancing lazily at the advertisements on the first page, to begin with, I was astonished by the appearance of the following lines, at the top of a column:
The old crone drew out an evening paper, and pointed at our advertisement.
He continued to publish the advertisements for which he no longer received pay.