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LORD. In England, this is a title of honor. Fortunately in the U. S. no such titles are allowed.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Iemon, a lordless samurai who has already become a murderer, lives in poverty with his wife O-Iwa, who does not suspect his dark secrets.
Konrad 10 samurai; lordless A9 Dwarf; Red 8 Moscow; 7 law; of rule the on based Governs 6 Fields; C.
The text of Genesis is consistent in the accentuation of the vivid contrast between the festive joy in Heaven evoking feasts in a mead hall and the tragic vision of solitary and Lordless existence in Hell.
We are about to subjugate ourselves, Farrow warns borrowing from Karl Barth, to a lordship of the lordless, a state that "knows no bounds." The state's belligerence in defence of its near official ideology leads to a situation in which the state, not the church, threatens the "division of duties and powers" today.