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STATEMENT, pleading and in practice. In the courts of Pennsylvania, by the act to regulate arbitrations and proceedings in courts of justice, passed March 21, 1806, 4 Smith's Laws of Penn. 828, it is enacted, "that in all cases where a suit may be brought in any court of record for the recovery of any debt founded on a verbal promise, book account, note, bond, penal or single bill, or all or any of them, and which from the amount thereof may not be cognizable before a justice of the peace, it shall be the duty of the plaintiff, either by himself, his agent or attorney, to file in the office of the prothonotary a statement of his, her or their demand, on or before the third day of the term to which the process issued is returnable, particularly specifying the date of the promise, book account, note, bond, penal or single bill or all or any of them, on which the demand is founded, and the whole amount which he, she, or they believe is justly due to him, her or them from the defendant."
     2. This statement stands in the place of a declaration, and is not restricted to any particular form; 3 Serg. & Rawle, 406; it is an immethodical declaration, stating in substance the time of the contract, the sum, and on what founded, with (what is an important principle in a statement, 6 Serg. & Rawle, 21,) a certificate of the belief of the plaintiff or his agent, of what is really due. Serg. & Rawle, 28. See 6 Serg. & Rawle, 53; 8 Serg. & Rawle, 567; 2 Serg. & Rawle, 537; 2 Browne's R. 40; 8 Serg. & R. 316.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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The series was an immediate success and was so popular that in 1812 it was republished as a book, The Tour of Dr Syntax, in Search of the Picturesque, priced at one guinea and royal octavo (10 x 6 1/4 inches) in format.
This note grew out of Merchant's Oxford University Press book, The Syntax of Silence (2001), which develops an insight on sluicing from a paper Haj presented at the 1969 meeting of the Chicago Linguistic Society.
Syntax, meanwhile, which will serve as the marketing arm, offers an extensive supply chain and possesses global buying power to purchase components for the TVs, such as speakers.
The patient group population was further divided into tertiles on the basis of SYNTAX scores calculated.
Syntax is a portfolio company of Novacap TMT IV and Novacap TMT V, a Montreal-based private equity firm, which also provided the equity financing for the transaction.
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In what follows, I take Graham's previously unpublished experiment SYNTAX, probably composed between 1956 and 1958, as an impetus to think about Graham's syntax in general (see pp.
Recently, residual SYNTAX score (rSS) and its derived other two indexes including SYNTAX revascularization index (SRI) and clinical rSS had been developed as the tool to better quantify and describe the extent of IR.[9],[10],[11],[12],[13],[14],[15],[16] Among them, rSS and SRI were purely anatomic indexes: rSS represented untreated baseline lesions in coronary artery,[9],[10],[11],[12],[13] and SRI represented the proportion of treated baseline coronary artery lesion.[14],[15] Whereas, clinical rSS was an index combining anatomic (rSS) with clinical variables (modified age, creatinine, and ejection fraction [ACEF] score).[16]
Ever since the middle of the twentieth century mainstream transformational syntax has subscribed to the dictate that in studying syntax the aim of investigators is not to describe the process by which language, say, a sentence, is produced, but rather to assess the competence of a speaker as it exists, as it were, in a snapshot in time:
The course presented by Saud Al-Junaidel of the Media Center included the basic rules of Arabic language, syntax and grammar in addition to how to write news items and letters in a mistake-free style as well as giving examples and ideas on common mistakes in the media.