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COMES, pleading. In a plea, the defendant says, "And the said C D, by E F, his attorney, comes, and defends, &c. The word comes, venit, expresses the appearance of the defendant, in court. It is taken from the style of the entry of the proceedings on the record, and formed no part of the viva voce pleading. It is, accordingly, not considered as, in strictness, constituting a part of the Plea. 1 Chit. Pl. 411; Steph. Pl. 432.

COMES, offices. A Count. An officer during the middle ages, who possessed civil and military authority. Sav. Dr. Rom. Moy. age, n. 80.
     2. Vice-comes, the Latin name for sheriff, was originally the lieutenant of the comes.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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"I just feel like what was tricky and challenging picking the show up 30 seconds later is that you have to start with that type of energy," recalls Oh, 47, before Comer, 26, elaborates: "A lot of heavy breathing.
Comer brings nearly 30 years of credit markets and leveraged loans underwriting experience to AGL.
Comer, also known for roles in Doctor Foster, My Mad Fat Diary and The White Princess, has won global acclaim since Killing Eve hit screens.
Comer has a passion for emergency nurse practitioner competencies and serves on the Mississippi Board of Nursing emergency scope and practice standards committee.
De acordo com as analises das respostas dadas pelos pacientes no Questionario dos Tres Fatores Alimentares, foi possivel constatar que aqueles que apresentam mais de 5 anos de operados foram mais vulneraveis a comer quando estavam ansiosos, quando comparados aqueles com menos de 5 anos de posoperatorio (Tabela 4).
Comer, who will be 23 on March 11, cites Diane Keaton's performance in "Annie Hall" as her inspiration, but says the thought of making a career in acting didn't hit her until she befriended other aspiring thespians on radio.
Leinicke, have been selected as finalists for South Florida Business & Wealth's 2015 Up & Comer Awards.
Karachi -- Provincial Minister for Health Jam Mehtab Hussain Dahar has said that there is no room for inefficient and late comer officers in Health Department Sindh.
The boy shot in the chest was taken to Comer Children's Hospital for treatment, while the other boy was in good condition at a local hospital, Zala said.