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RUTA, civ. law. The name given to those things which are extracted or taken from land, as sand, chalk, coal, and such other things. Poth. Pand. liv. 50, h.t.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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And this explains how D'Artagnan had quarters in the Rue Tiquetonne, at the Hotel de la Chevrette.
On entering the Rue Tiquetonne he heard a tremendous noise and found a dense crowd near the house.
"You will enter by the Rue Neuve Sainte Catherine; under the second lamp on the right you will find your adversary.
"But in returning thither last night, when fortunately you did not accompany him, as his carriage was crossing the Rue de la Ferronnerie his guards insulted the people, who began to abuse them.
And he seated himself at the table and ate as he did in the merry days of the Rue des Fossoyeurs, whilst D'Artagnan walked to and fro and thought how he could make use of Planchet under present circumstances.
You see, therefore, that my house in the rue du Cygne is useless to me.
Learning that the house in the rue du Cygne exactly suited the viscount, she begged her future husband to do her the kindness to tell him that her uncle knew it was for sale.
Yesterday a person exactly corresponding with this description was followed, but he was lost sight of at the corner of the Rue de la Jussienne and the Rue Coq-Heron." Villefort leaned on the back of an arm-chair, for as the minister of police went on speaking he felt his legs bend under him; but when he learned that the unknown had escaped the vigilance of the agent who followed him, he breathed again.
"No, sire," he replied, "I alighted at the Hotel de Madrid, in the Rue de Tournon."
Sulpice, or from the Rue du Vieux-Colombier to the Luxembourg.
One such agreement with the government is the Pound 85 million (Sh11 billion) three-year contract with the Central Bank of Kenya to print its new series of banknotes.The deal was signed in October 2018 after the Court of Appeal on October reversed a High Court decision to quash De La Rue's winning of the tender.