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EAGLE, money. A gold coin of the United States, of the value of ten dollars. It weighs two hundred and fifty-eight grains. Of one thousand parts, nine hundred are of pure gold, and one hundred of all Act of January 18, 1837, 4 Sharsw. Cont. of Story's L. U. S. 2523, 4. Vide Money.

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However, in modern usage, a Harpy is defined as someone either extremely ill-tempered and unpleasant or unendingly greedy and grasping--or in the worst cases, a composite of all of these attributes.
He urged them to play a drinking game, when Varys arrived with an intelligence report that the masters of Astapor and Yunkai are the ones funding the Sons of the Harpy with help from their allies in Volantis.
An ambush by the Sons Of The Harpy can be seen in the clip as one of a number of set pieces being filmed by HBO.
The aim of this note is to describe the procedures taken for translocating a Harpy Eagle (Harpia harpyja Linnaeus, 1758) nest located in an arboreal specimen (Dinizia excelsa) approximately 45 meters high found within the future right of way of an electric power transmission line in the municipality of Manaus, State of Manaus, Brazil.
Contract awarded for Manufacture Of Inflatable Chicho Difraces Muleto, Harpy Eagle And Globe Conventional To Be Used For Environmental Activities In Promoting The Ministry Of Environment.
Maybe the most prized bird so far was a harpy eagle, which I saw on a nest in South America before the end of January," Strycker wrote in his email.
The need to suppress hostile air defences in its hostile locale encouraged Israel Aerospace Industries (IAI) to develop the Harpy loitering munition.
David Redvers, racing manager to Qatar Bloodstock, owner of Harpy, Letters Of Note, Likely, Stroll Patrol and Terror Stroll Patrol has done as well as you could have hoped any filly might do over the winter and is pleasing Johnny [Murtagh].
Varieties of love are also represented--Brennan's harpy is gay.
Waltz is obnoxious as the corporate lawyer, who is rude to his hosts by taking urgent calls on his mobile phone, while Winslet degenerates from peacemaker into cackling harpy.
Yale Archeology Professor Harpy Weiss described destroying the cemetery as a "historical and cultural disaster," while another Israeli archeologist said a group of international archeologists is pressuring the American financers of the museum after Israeli courts approved the construction plan.
The image of the harpy eagle in the Beni article was so realistic.