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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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The PPP has already reached out to the Pakistan Muslim League Quaid (PML-Q) and the Balochistan National Party (BNP) and if PTI wants to avoid confrontation then making amends should be on the cards.
However, when the news breaks in their small town, they are ostracised by the community, and one of their wives becomes obsessed with making amends. Drama, starring Gabriel Byrne, Laura Linney, John Howard, Stelios Yiakmis, Simon Stone, Chris Haywood, Sean Rees-Wemyss and Eva Lazzaro.
If you love your club, and I think you do the fans will forgive, because youwould be making amends.Or buy three players, youwould still get your money back.
Shearer went some way to making amends with a superb save to keep out John-Joe O'-Toole's long-range strike.
And the Killie boss reckons his men will prove they've learned their lesson by making amends tomorrow night.
Repentance is less about giving up, making amends, doing right, and changing our ways.
Making amends should include reimbursement for expenses as well compensation for long-term disability.
Seen after the clean-up are (from left) the Rev Rob Hilton, holding a Making Amends plaque, Liberal Democrat candidate Cahal Burke, Clr Tony Woodhead and Clr Christine Stanfield.
Pryce's solo try and two goals from Paul Deacon gave Bradford an 8-6 interval lead and two minutes later Lesley Vainikolo forced his way over for the match-winner, making amends for the earlier obstruction which denied his partner Shontayne Hape a try.
Bryan Smart's gelding was making amends for an unlucky run under Lynch at Beverley last time with a neck call over Banjo Bay.