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institute, enact, or establish

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The evening passed in song and laughter, and when darkness fell the Danes lay down to rest in the hall as of old.
Ferko, who never doubted that the mouse would be as good as its word, lay down comforted on the soft grass and slept soundly till next morning.
He lay down once more on the grass and soon fell fast asleep.
Though he lay down in the entrance and slept, his sleep was fitful.
So he lay down, in a comfortable crouching position, his nose fully a foot away, and out of the line of the tail.
He lay down in the snow, depositing the ptarmigan beside him, and with eyes peering through the needles of a low-growing spruce he watched the play of life before him--the waiting lynx and the waiting porcupine, each intent on life; and, such was the curiousness of the game, the way of life for one lay in the eating of the other, and the way of life for the other lay in being not eaten.
He lay down and waited, while the porcupine grated its teeth and uttered grunts and sobs and occasional sharp little squeals.
By: sitting in Europe, the so-called Baloch cannot lure our youth as the provincial government is giving a safe route to people seeking to accept the writ of the state and willing to lay down arms,' said Prince Ahmed Ali and Major Zia while addressing the ceremony.
I am a father of three martyred sons and I am still standing on my stance that I have forgotten all your sins now come and lay down your arms.
BAHAWALPUR -- The Sui Northern Gas Pipeline Limited announced that it would lay down 300 kilometers long gas pipeline in Bahawalpur region and added that 20,000 new gas connections to be given to the customers.
Until last year, most surrendering cases happened in Homs and Damascus provinces, but now a growing number of militants lay down arms across the country.
Belarusian Railways is using a new technology to lay down rails.
The decision in recent weeks to hold a congress in April concerning the calls by Abdullah Ocalan, the PKK's imprisoned leader, for the organization to lay down its arms, have greatly excited various circles in Turkey and abroad.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Cemil Bayyk, the head of the Kurdistan Communities' Union (KCK) and also the "number two" man in the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), has claimed that the PKK will not lay down its arms unless the PKK's jailed leader Abdullah Eucalan attends the PKK's next congress.
MANILA -- The only apparent option left for the Sulu "royal army" in Sabah is for them to lay down their arms, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Friday.