continue to hold

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The nickname soon ceased to carry any harsh or unfriendly feeling with it, but it held its place, and was to continue to hold its place for twenty long years.
The aim of every political constitution is, or ought to be, first to obtain for rulers men who possess most wisdom to discern, and most virtue to pursue, the common good of the society; and in the next place, to take the most effectual precautions for keeping them virtuous whilst they continue to hold their public trust.
Nor could they continue to hold their hands at the level of their eyes: their hands went down to their legs to push back the waves, which were full of little legs and nails and claws and teeth.
According to Bank of Montreal (NYSE: BMO), the Canadian central bank will continue to hold its interest rate until July 2013.
In addition to her position as general counsel, Rowden will continue to hold the titles of vice president of Rockefeller Center Development Corporation and Rockefeller Center Management Corporation, both subsidiaries of The Rockefeller Group.
We continue to hold a special place in our hearts for all the artisans we've come to know and whose works have been featured at the Western Design Conference in Cody.
to face a protracted economic downturn this year, and the EUR/GBP may continue to hold a broad range over the near-term as market participants weigh the outlook for future policy.
Gonzalez will continue to hold the position of Executive Vice President Risk Management, a position he has held since joining Oriental in 2003.