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TO HOLD. These words are now used in a deed to express by what tenure the grantee is to have the land. The clause which commences with these words is called the tenendum. Vide Habendum; Tenendum.
     2. To hold, also means to decide, to adjudge, to decree; as, the court in that case held that the husband was not liable for the contract of the wife, made without his express or implied authority.
     3. It also signifies to bind under a contract, as the obligor is held and firmly bound. In the constitution of the United States, it is provided, that no person held to service or labor in one state under the laws thereof, escaping into another, shall, in consequence of any law or regulation therein, be discharged from such service or labor, but shall be delivered up on the claim of the party to whom such service or labor may be due. Art. 4, sec. 3, Sec. 3; 2 Serg. & R. 306; 3 Id. 4; 5 Id. 52; 1 Wash. C. C. R. 500; 2 Pick. 11; 16 Pet. 539, 674.

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A more analytical Holden might share this view, for Holden's experience at the end of Catcher is to witness the self-evident: that which lies beyond language or analysis.
"GM will leverage Holden every way it can and learn from its practices and processes," Lutz has said.
Holden and her colleagues at University College are now using linguistic trees to test theories about cultural traits.
Holden, himself 50, said: "I don't think he ever loved Diana.
A tribunal document says Mr Holden's alleged actions 'were sexually motivated' and 'constitute misconduct.'.
To physically prepare for Survivor, Holden returned to Tulsa to train alongside Holden Productions prospect Trey Lippe-Morrison.
Holden was unconstitutional because it allowed the chief to disqualify him permanently from licensure "without current cause,'' according to the SJC ruling.
Holden will continue to work with the South Australian Government, Dr Close, Mr Combet and the Automotive Transformation Taskforce on our transition, including possible future uses of the HVO site at Elizabeth.
Keith Sutton, defending, said Holden, who admitted making threats to kill, would not have physically harmed Mr Limb.
According to Reuss, 'GM Holden is working on more alternative technologies and alternative fuels than any other time in its history, to produce a range of vehicles that are practical, affordable and reduce our carbon footprint.'
The first room of the Tate exhibition reminds us of the artistic activities of Hans Holden the Elder (which included designs for goldsmiths' work), and of the early work of Hans the Younger and his brother Ambrosius, both of whom were taught by their father.
Mr Holden's attack was so savage that a passer-by began hitting him with a walking-stick.