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AMENDAmendment
AMENDAbusive Men Exploring New Directions (Colorado)
AMENDA Multicentre Evaluation of Neuropathy in Diabetes
AMENDAssociation for the Mentally Disabled (est. 1992; India)
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The zeal for attempts to amend, prior to the establishment of the Constitution, must abate in every man who is ready to accede to the truth of the following observations of a writer equally solid and ingenious: "To balance a large state or society [says he], whether monarchical or republican, on general laws, is a work of so great difficulty, that no human genius, however comprehensive, is able, by the mere dint of reason and reflection, to effect it.
Bulstrode did not wish to go nearer to the facts than in the phrase "make some amends;" knowing that her husband must understand her.
Hattersley; if God had heard half your invocations of that kind, you would have been in hell long before now - and you cannot make amends for the past by doing your duty for the future, inasmuch as your duty is only what you owe to your Maker, and you cannot do more than fulfil it: another must make amends for your past delinquencies.
"It was certainly never brilliant, but she would not allow it to have a sickly hue in general; and there was a softness and delicacy in her skin which gave peculiar elegance to the character of her face." He listened with all due deference; acknowledged that he had heard many people say the samebut yet he must confess, that to him nothing could make amends for the want of the fine glow of health.
I assure you the utmost stretch of public fame would not make me amends for the loss of any happiness in private life."
It seems to me, after maturely thinking it over, that the best amends for having got out of the square is to get back into the square.'
You owe me some amends for an aching heart." As I said this, the path suddenly broadened into a little circular glade into which the moonlight poured in a silver flood.
Then, when he has amended his ways, and grown gentler (even though he still continues to be loaded with official work), he will come to be accounted a virtuous, decent citizen who has deserved well of his comrades, rendered obedience to his superiors, wished noone any evil, preserved the fear of God in his heart, and died lamented.
COMMENTARY: The amended legislation appears to be in response to an incident last year where a venture telecom company, MIS, was barred from installing WLAN base stations in a Japan Railways (JR) station for, it felt, no good reason.
Lopez earlier told reporters the measures filed to amend the Peza charter will not prosper.
Until the completion of the Amended Bluequest Loan, Bluequest has agreed to provide Xiana with a bridge loan (the "Bridge Loan" and together with the Amended Bluequest Loan, the "Refinancing Transaction") in the amount of US$2.21 million (with interest accrued thereon).