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AMENDS. A satisfaction, given by a wrong doer to the party injured for a wrong committed. 1 Lilly's Reg. 81.
     2. By statute 24 Geo. II. c. 44, in England, and by similar statutes in some of the United States, justices of the peace, upon being notified of an intended suit against them, may tender amends fore the wrong alleged or done by them in their official character, and if found sufficient, the tender debars the action. See Act of Penn. 21 March, 1772, Sec. 1 and.2; Willes' Rep. 671, 2; 6 Bin. 83; 5 Serg. & R. 517, 299; 3 Id. 295; 4 Bin. 20.

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I've made amends with the people involved and we've all moved on and grown up.
Kayfton Pete makes amends Having been backed as if defeat was out of the question before finishing third at Newton Abbot eight days ago, Kayfton Pete made amends when landing the 2m4f handicap hurdle with plenty in hand.
Two minutes later, Ciel made amends for his miss to put Al Shabab ahead when he met a Villanueva cross at the top of the box with a strong header after the Chilean had latched on to a weak back pass from Eisa Ahmad.
And McAllister made amends with City's third in 78 minutes.
The world number one showed his angry side following some wayward driving off the tee but made amends by needing just 24 putts at Bay Hill to end the day with a two-under-par 68, three shots back on the first-round lead held by Jason Gore, who fired an opening 65 on the par-70, 7,239-yard course.
But the Cameroon frontman made amends seven minutes from time when he scrambled home from close range, and Lionel Messi made the points safe with a fine second late on.
The young Egyptian superstar Tamer Husni made amends with the famous Egyptian singer Muhammad Munir at a wedding last week.
However, Carl made amends the following day when in another tight affair he drew peg 4 on Reptile and fished pellet feeder to weigh in 79-2-0 and beat second placed Barry Walters by less than 4lb.
Within two minutes player/ manager Phil Preedy put the visitors ahead and a minute later keeper O'Malley saw his spot-kick saved by opposite number Lewis Skyers before Hooper made amends to seal victory for the visitors.
Although O'Neal and Bryant made amends last season before a game on the Martin Luther King Jr.
Bradford made amends for their defeat by Leeds in the 2004 Grand Final and for ex-Rhinos skipper Iestyn Harris revenge was sweet.
DEFENDER Rhys Day made amends for an early penalty miss with a last minute equaliser to rock Darlington's promotion hopes.