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M. When persons were convicted of manslaughter in England, they were formerly marked with this letter on the brawn of the thumb.
     2. This letter is sometimes put on the face of treasury notes of the United States, and signifies that the treasury note bears interest at the rate of one mill per centum, and not one per centum interest. 13 Peters, 176.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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They apparently used time signatures only to indicate how fast crotchets and minims should go.
With the triple rhythm of this movement is associated an [Musical Expression Omitted] extreme use of syncopation, involving many examples of the (perfect) breve imperfected simultaneously by a minim a parte anteriori and a minim a parte posteriori.
Only the minim works, and it works perfectly since the limits of the pulse rate (MM 60 and 80) happen to be in the identical ratio of 3:4 as that of the minim speeds of senaria imperfecta and quaternaria.
The four chapters centre on the replacement of minim equivalence between Vitry's four prolations in the French Ars Nova mensural system by a variety of proportional relationships.
As tables 1 and 2 demonstrate, Czerny marks it dotted minim = 60.
No.2a: bar 89, l.h., for the first c [prime] read e [prime], for the second b read d [prime][sharp]; bar 98, r.h., for b [prime] c [prime] b [prime] in the first group of semiquavers read g [prime] a [prime] g [prime]; bar 124, r.h., for minim g [ditto] read a [ditto]; bar 140, r.h., for at last two notes (given as g [ditto] g [ditto]) read a [ditto] a [ditto]; bar 145, l.h., for the first E read C; bar 169, r.h., for the third e [prime] read d [prime]; bar 182, r.h., for c [ditto] read d [ditto]; bar 219, r.h., for f [prime][sharp] read g [prime]; bar 227, r.h.
The intra uterine morcellator: a new hysteroscopic moperating technique to remove intrauterine polyps and myomas, l Minim Invasive Gynecol.
Diagnostic hysteroscopy and saline infusion sonography: prediction of intrauterine polyps and myomas, l Minim Invasive Gynecol.