present cause

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It was plain that some extraordinary grudge was working in Miss Brass's gentle breast, and that it was that which impelled her, without the smallest present cause, to rap the child with the blade of the knife, now on her hand, now on her head, and now on her back, as if she found it quite impossible to stand so close to her without administering a few slight knocks.
Mr Jones closed not his eyes during all the former part of the night; not owing to any uneasiness which he conceived at being disappointed by Lady Bellaston; nor was Sophia herself, though most of his waking hours were justly to be charged to her account, the present cause of dispelling his slumbers.
The court relied on the standard rule for limitations periods, which provides a limitations period ordinarily begins to run when a plaintiff has a complete and present cause of action.
Doctor no to have to be present cause now, a new software, called Proximie, is enabling a surgeon to provide help from wherever they are in the world, all through the screen of an iPad, this is very useful at times of emergencies.
This special issue, raised by Mr Hayes, requires a long response and debate to deal with a present cause of interest to both Muslims and Non-Muslims pertaining to the conflict between freedom of expression and desecration of religion.
The present cause of action has arisen because the parties failed to resolve the dispute concerning the Kishanganga Hydro Project (KHEP) pursuant to the terms of Article IX (4) of the said Treaty.
Michael Levine, executive director of the Joan Ganz Cooney Center, says the results present cause for both optimism and concern.
Only one UK star seems to present cause for concern: his old friend Robbie Williams, who recently accused Elton of kidnapping him.
But Charles, the shining star in the last Welsh team to reach that stage way back in 1958, is all too aware of the crucial importance of Giggs to their present cause.
But MAFF said no press release was issued because the findings were in line with expectations and did not present cause for concern.
persons exposed to toxic chemicals emanating from the landfill have an increased risk of invisible genetic damage and a present cause of action for their injury, and may recover all "reasonably anticipated" consequential damages.
If one wants to emphasize the past cause of the impression, one calls the fading image a "memory" image; if one wishes to emphasize the image as one not now related to any present cause, one calls it "fancy" or "imagination.