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COPY. A copy is a true transcript of an original writing.
     2. Copies cannot be given in evidence, unless proof is made that the originals, from which they are taken, are lost, or in the power of the opposite party; and in the latter case, that notice has been given him to produce the original. See 12 Vin. Abr. 97; Phil. Ev. Index, h.t.; Poth. Obl. Pt. 4, c. 1, art. 33 Bouv. Inst. n. 3055. 3. To prove a copy of a record, the witness must be able to swear that he has examined it, line for line, with the original, or has examined the copy, while another person read the original. 1 Campb. R. 469. It is not requisite that the persons examining should exchange, papers, and read them alternately. 2 Taunt. R. 470. Vide, generally, 3 Bouv. Inst. n. 3106-10; 1 Stark. R. 183; 2 E. C. L. Rep. 183; 4 Campb. 372; 2 Burr.1179; B.N.P.129; 1 Carr. & P. 578. An examined copy of the books of unincorporated banks are not, per se, evidence. 12 S. & R. 256. See 13 S. & R. 135, 334; 2 N. & McC. 299.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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At 22.99 [pounds sterling] and copiable, they are an admirable resource which will provide a wide range of resources for both the English and Special Needs Teacher.
Respecto a esta concepcion en lo que se refiere a la identidad de los cuerpos resucitados ha dicho Ratzinger: <<No hay duda de que Tomas no ofrece receta alguna comodamente copiable, pero su pensamiento central sigue siendo un buen indicador de la direccion que llevaba: ese pensamiento se situa en la unidad de cuerpo y alma como arranca de la creacion, unidad que, por una parte, implica una referencia insoslayable del alma a la materia, significando, por otra, que la identidad del cuerpo no hay que buscarla a partir de la materia sino de la persona, del alma.
Competitive advantage, as a method, is always copiable. The non-copiable difference is the corporate culture.