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bundle of rods containing an axe with the blade protruding

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that carries about a bundle of sticks made of wisdom, informs the
The owner, in effect, has control over the entire bundle of sticks. The lender, on the other hand, only has the contingent right to sell the property at such time as there is a default under the loan and then only after going through a legal procedure that can be costly and time consuming.
Material is arranged in five parts covering the definition and acquisition of property, "splitting up the bundle of sticks" (concurrent interests, estates, landlord-tenant), transfer of ownership, servitudes (easements and real covenants), and land use control.
It smells like death." Another crew of emergency workers walks past carrying a fresh bundle of sticks to use as markers.
He realised that he needed to make a practical demonstration of this and instructed them to fetch a bundle of sticks. Having done what they were told, he gave the bundled sticks to them and ordered them to break them.
To redirect the misconception and explain my point, I carry a bundle of sticks tied together to represent these fasces.
Imagine a bundle of sticks in which each stick represents a property owner's right of ownership.
whether a "bundle of sticks" is an appropriate metaphor for
Her Mika table for German manufacturer The Hansen Family is similarly intelligent: the base is shipped as a flat bundle of sticks, but assembles into sculptural double-X-shaped trestles with powerful magnets.
1919: In Italy, fascism - named from the fasces, a bundle of sticks that was an ancient Roman symbol of authority - became an organised political movement following the founding of Fasci di Combattimento by Benito Mussolini a month earlier.
Try breaking a bundle of sticks, it is not possible but breaking them one by one it is so.
You used to wrap papers tight to help light the fire, instead of using a bundle of sticks.
A man gives each of his sons a bundle of sticks and tells them to break them.
In the box I--se with children I have some coins tied up in a spotted handkerchief, some straw, a bundle of sticks tied--p with string, some broken pieces of brick, some drill bits and rawl-plugs, an apple and a box of matches.
They may look like a rather unimpressive bundle of sticks, but in this, their dormant state, they respond well to planting now.