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the answer which was first made some thousands of years ago, and which hath been handed down by tradition from mother to daughter ever since.
It had been handed down from father to son; for the singular clause of the only will that had been found, had caused it to be regarded as a genuine relic, preserved in the family with superstitious veneration.
The Spada family was one of the oldest and most powerful families of the fifteenth century; and in those times, when other opportunities for investment were wanting, such accumulations of gold and jewels were by no means rare; there are at this day Roman families perishing of hunger, though possessed of nearly a million in diamonds and jewels, handed down by entail, and which they cannot touch.
The baby whose first draught of air had been tinctured with Doctor Haggage's brandy, was handed down among the generations of collegians, like the tradition of their common parent.
ABBOTTABAD -- The Abbottabad circuit bench of the Peshawar High Court (PHC) suspended on Tuesday the three-year jail terms handed down to 25 convicts in the Mashal Khan lynching case and ordered their release on bail.
On February 17, an anti-terrorism court (ATC) had handed down death sentence on four counts to Imran Ali in rape and murder case of seven-year-old Zainab.
After hearing the arguments, the judge handed down death sentence to Ramzan along with a fine of Rs0.
PESHAWAR -- The prime convict, Imran Ali, and 12 others challenged the sentences handed down by the anti-terrorism court in the Peshawar High Court through their counsel.
KEVIN Woodburn's rage at the decision by prosecutors not to appeal the sentence handed down to the youth who took his son's life will not pass quickly.
Duterte directed Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II, the state prosecutors, and the Presidential Task Force on Media Security to take steps to ensure that a conviction would be handed down soon, according to presidential spokesperson Harry Roque.
Former Australian wellness blogger, app developer and cookbook author, Belle Gibson will face a penalty handed down by a federal court in Australia, Justice Debra Mortimer said Wednesday.
In a ruling handed down Tuesday afternoon, a three-judge appellate committee rejected claims saying the bond sale breached state regulations.