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SOLIDO, IN, civil law. In solido, is a term used to designate those contracts in which the obligors are bound, jointly and severally, or in which several obligees are each entitled to demand the whole of what is due.
     2.-1. There is an obligation in solido on the part of debtors, when they are all obliged to the same thing, so that each may be compelled to pay the whole, and when the payment which is made by one of them, exonerates the others towards the creditor.
     3.-2. The obligation is in solido, or joint and several between several creditors, when the title expressly gives to each of them the right of demanding payment of the total of what is due, and when the payment to any one of them discharges the debtor. Civ. Code of La. 2083,2086; Merl. Repert. h.t.; Domat, Index, h.t. See In solido.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Indeed he argued, and with great show of reason, that it ought to be rather more for one day than for five, inasmuch as the borrower might in the former case be very fairly presumed to be in great extremity, otherwise he would not borrow at all with such odds against him.
But, inasmuch as it is equally necessary to take into account the deviation which the rotary motion of the earth will impart to the shot, and as the shot cannot reach the moon until after a deviation equal to 16 radii of the earth, which, calculated upon the moon's orbit, are equal to about eleven degrees, it becomes necessary to add these eleven degrees to those which express the retardation of the moon just mentioned: that is to say, in round numbers, about sixty-four degrees.
As to the other sciences, inasmuch as these borrow their principles from philosophy, I judged that no solid superstructures could be reared on foundations so infirm; and neither the honor nor the gain held out by them was sufficient to determine me to their cultivation: for I was not, thank Heaven, in a condition which compelled me to make merchandise of science for the bettering of my fortune; and though I might not profess to scorn glory as a cynic, I yet made very slight account of that honor which I hoped to acquire only through fictitious titles.
Soon, they began to insist that inasmuch as Colour, which was a second Nature, had destroyed the need of aristocratic distinctions, the Law should follow in the same path, and that henceforth all individuals and all classes should be recognized as absolutely equal and entitled to equal rights.
'There is no likelihood of trial concluding in near future inasmuch as even charge has not been framed so far and there are about seventy witnesses.
When the 2015 Ford F-150 pickup debuted, it was revolutionary inasmuch as it was arguably the first volume-produced vehicle with an aluminum body--and when we say "volume-produced," we mean volume: the F-Series is the biggest-selling nameplate in the U.S.
But the existence of volitional agents and of their acts of willing is actually "good" inasmuch as such existence is desirable according to their nature.
Inasmuch as these speeches addressed the protestors in Tahrir Square and their demands, their chants, slogans, banners, and icons are also analyzed in order to grasp the maneuvers of the response.
Inasmuch as the government earns no actual money, its sole source of income is taxation of its citizens.
The common or secondary use is that by which the thing, inasmuch as it is such, is applied to another end other than its first end, like exchanging in the case of a shoe or wheat, and other such things.
But it is also important for political reasons, inasmuch as it affirms the valid and useful place that people of faith have in a democratic society.
Giuseppe Gabellone is one of the first artists to show at Claudio Guenzani's newly opened project space, which may seem appropriate inasmuch as all of the artist's shows are "special projects"--projects whose enigmatic nature provides cause for reflection and debate.