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TO LIE. That which is proper, is fit; as, an action on the case lies for an injury committed without force; corporeal hereditaments lie in livery, that is, they pass by livery; incorporeal hereditaments lie in grant, that is, pass by the force of the grant, and without any livery. Vide Lying in grant.

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Suzie says: "It's easy to smile at some of the fibs and white lies - the ice cream van one, or the one about making your hair curl or eyes improve by eating Suzie says: "It's easy to smile at some of the fibs and white lies - the ice cream van one, or the one about making your hair curl or eyes improve by eating carrots.
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BBWE, now owned by Foster's, has positioned White Lie as a wine tailored to women, from the girl-talk name to a promotion with chick-lit author Jennifer Weiner (Good in Bed, In Her Shoes).
I've found that 'white lies' do have consequences and that the danger of telling them is they lead us toward being more dishonest," said Feldman.
Melbourne, May 22 (ANI): Telling white lies can actually be good for business, says an expert.
Though with her success rate this year she might not need to tell the odd white lie to get her through the stage door.
APPARENTLY 66% of parents admit to telling their children little white lies when all else fails.
Parents are frequently selective about which white lies they use.
'I am only telling a white lie' instead of 'I am telling lies'.
A quarter of the population admit they regularly use the little white lie - usually after they hit the "ignore" button when their mobile rings.
TOP PICK White Lies - Manchester Academy - December 5 Having released their fifth studio album earlier this year, White Lies (above) are set to bring their dark post-punk pop anthems to Manchester this winter, with a huge slot at Manchester Academy on December 5.
White Lies will forever be synonymous with their iconic 2009 No1 LP, To Lose My Life, one of the foremost post-punk records of modern times.