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At this word APOLOGIES, a cloud passed over the brow of Athos, a haughty smile curled the lip of Porthos, and a negative sign was the reply of Aramis.
Annabella had got to the end of her stock of apologies, and had come to see me.
Responding to a question in Parliament from Selebi-Phikwe West Member of Parliament (MP) Mr Dithapelo Keorapetse, minister Molale said the apologies by the four High Court judges were directed at President Khama and not the Chief Justice.
REUTERS Many countries have gained infamy for their use of forced confessions and apologies to unjustly convict individuals of crimes.
Following the submission of two written apologies, the bench ruled that it accepted Khan's apology.
We also share your letters about Yom Kippur atonement, and offer our own apologies.
Kasi last time, I wasn't able to personally say my apologies to Mr.
It may surprise Margaret Bishop that the majority of those apologies which are put in writing are 'cut and paste' and not worth the paper they are written on.
Had it not been for apologies, people would have been led by arrogance.
Official apologies for past wrongs are strategic affairs, crafted for public scrutiny.
The Apologies (Scotland) Bill removes a legal barrier to individuals and organisations apologising for a mistake, by preventing the apology being used as evidence of liability in most civil legal proceedings.
He cites that political and historical apologies have been on the rise long enough to become fodder for pundits and comedians.