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Because of the overwhelming response to my plea for questions, I will be caching them and answering a few each day.
His unsuccessful plea for an upper house based on a hereditary colonial peerage was mocked as a bunyip aristocracy.
The heartbroken mother of Easter murder victim Lucy Royle today made a tearful plea for help to find her savage killer.
This is a plea to all bar owners and councillors to help make Bolton a place to be proud of and to prevent these tragic accidents happening.
In the federal courts the defendant in a criminal prosecution may, under most circumstances, enter a plea of nolo contendere.
Mr Hussain's 34-year-old widow Naila has made a tearful plea for help to catch her husband's killers.
Could it be a little well-timed revenge for the court's nixing his wife's plea agreement?
His farewell address to the school is both a tearless confessional and an understated plea for redemption.
As the article says, it is a plea for the value of manners and their civilizing influence.
Both men have been bailed to appear at Bow Street Magistrates Court on March 2 when they will have an opportunity to enter a plea in the case.
The plea deal was announced just two days after a key witness began testifying against him.
The two incidents brought a plea from the dentist and his colleagues for people to monitor their dentures and bridges.
A plea has been made on behalf of the Augustinian Missions for any old Irish notes or coins which may be lying around the house uselessly.
Yes, but the thing is, though, he said he wants to plea bargain so he gets out of the death penalty.
In January, Liberal Democrat MP Malcolm Bruce urged Foreign Office ministers to back Gregory's plea against her sentence.
It was an unequivocal plea for land nationalisation and the abolition of private ownership of land.
When she hit the desk and fell to the ground, unmoving, I wondered to myself if a plea of self defense would do me any good.
But before she made her final impassioned plea to her seemingly unenlightened colleagues, the air had been thick with expectation.
There was a great deal of variation, ranging from the mundanely technical to the anguished plea for understanding and cooperation.
It was the same Government which made a plea to the Supreme Court that the scheme could not be run as they were short on money!
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It ended with a plea for reinstatement or, failing that, for any sort of work.
Shann sped on, reacting to a plea which did not lay in the words themselves.
In the event of that plea failing, what could Japan do, he asked, other than proceed to fortify the Marshall Islands?
Bartrow saw the plea and the pathos of it, and added one more to the innumerable contemnings of his own maladroitness.
Lockhart pleads for some of these, but I fear the plea can hardly be admitted.
Hunter rightly held that Roux's plea for local option was inadmissible, and that the surrender must apply to the whole force.
There was the tensity of fierceness in the man's plea which appealed deeply to her sympathies.
Professor Martens based his original plea of the czar's on the Lincolnian guide for the soldiers in our war.
On the plea of the unwritten law, Jeff McKinney got off with a suspended sentence.
But each declined asking Colonel Kingswood, on the plea that they had other partners in view.
To such cases, a plea in abatement would not be applicable, because the plaintiff could not sue in an inferior court.
Both the Indic ballads are a fervent plea for the innate nobility of humanity.
He dropped them at the speedboat with a plea to be careful, then headed back to the office.
And it was taken under the sophistical plea that it belonged to the nation.
In a country like this, the plea of necessity for crime is glaringly impious.
Where there was a garnishment given touching a plea of land, a writ of deceit is also maintainable.
Then the hunters made the plea that the meadow lark was really a game bird and that they ought to be allowed to shoot it.
He threw aside his first intention of finessing Belle into his bedroom on the plea of asking her to help him to pack.
If this plea cannot establish my innocence, it must excuse or at least extenuate my guilt.
No excuse of State Rights, no fine-spun technicality, no plea of irregularity, no argument of estoppel can be heard.
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