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the head of a religious order

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earlier in time

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My gold collar,'' answered the Prior, ``against ten buts of Chian wine; they are mine as securely as if they were already in the convent vaults, under the key of old Dennis the cellarer.
Win it fairly,'' said the Prior, ``and wear it as ye will; I will trust your giving true response, on your word as a knight and as a churchman.
Thou shalt have both thanks and reward, my friend,'' said the Prior, ``if thou wilt bring us to Cedric's in safety.
The path soon led deeper into the woodland, and crossed more than one brook, the approach to which was rendered perilous by the marshes through which it flowed; but the stranger seemed to know, as if by instinct, the soundest ground and the safest points of passage; and by dint of caution and attention, brought the party safely into a wilder avenue than any they had yet seen; and, pointing to a large low irregular building at the upper extremity, he said to the Prior,
The Templar would have made an angry reply, but was interrupted by the Prior, who again expressed his astonishment, that their guide, after such long absence, should be so perfectly acquainted with the passes of the forest.
Prior and a hole in the wall; he found out everything, even to the exact location of the well, and he was rewarded, if being a successful assassin can be regarded as a reward.
The objective of this paper is to show which prior (informative or non-informative) is more preferable for the shape and scale parameters of our considered model under different loss functions.
2 : being more important than something else <a prior claim>
Building new homes on the Alderman Harris School site and Sir Henry Parkes School site, on land next to Prior Deram shops and the end of Gerrard Avenue, on Prior Deram Park, Thimbler Road, Howcotte Green and Moat House Lane.
2) a deduction is allowable for the taxable year because it was established after the close of such prior taxable year (or years) that the taxpayer did not have an unrestricted right to such item or to a portion of such item; and
3% to $1,187,404 over the prior year quarter average of $987,257 and was up 3.
Some progress has been made, as AIDS and other service and legal organizations repeatedly show the insurance companies running the Part D plans that requiring prior authorization for certain drugs including all antiretrovirals (except Fuzeon when patients start it) is against the federal Medicare policy the companies accepted when they offered their plans, and is probably illegal.
Rogers cocks his head to listen to the sound of his own voice; he is as cerebral and self-conscious as Prior is feral.
Under it a taxpayer may reduce its current year's tax by the amount of the extra tax paid as a result of having included the item in income in the prior year.
The Committee's joint statement, Father Prior said, repeats many of the constant emphases of Jewish-Christian dialogue of recent years.