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In a word, we must found a form of government holding universal sway, which should be diffused over the whole world without destroying the bonds of citizenship, and beside which all other governments can continue in their customary course and do everything except what impedes the great aim of our order, which is to obtain for virtue the victory over vice.
However, he steamed in and out of his little back Dock according as he was wanted or not wanted in the Patriarchal presence, and business had gone on in its customary course.
He put his hands on the machinery of the chair, and started on his customary course down the room.
Further, we believe some of our investors track our "core operating performance" as a means of evaluating our performance in the ordinary, ongoing, and customary course of our operations.
He criticized his fellow justices for looking ''the other way as yet another federal district judge casts aside state laws,'' rather than following the customary course of leaving those laws in place until the court answers an important constitutional question.
Never at any time could he be described as mundane or ordinary, and throughout his distinguished career it was always wise for his caddy to include a national survey map with the customary course guide and yardage marker as some of the unchartered territory Seve managed to find could only be located by grid reference.
But sooner rather than later if the dreaded vote of confidence is not to take its customary course, Hughes needs to come up with evidence that he is not just a hod-carrier of a boss, one adept at the donkey work required at clubs with limited resources.
In short, you may say the transaction is likely subject to the bulk sale act if a retail merchant transfers, sells or otherwise disposes of all or a major portion of his inventory held for resale in a manner not in the usual or customary course of the business.
I must own - God be thanked - I feel tolerably well in my old age; yet, according to the customary course of nature, I can, at the very utmost, only expect to have eight minutes more.