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ADVAdverb
ADVAdvance/Advanced
ADVAdvantage (tennis)
ADVAdvertising (various organizations)
ADVAdvent
ADVAdvancement
ADVAdvise
ADVAdvocate
ADVAdenovirus (infections)
ADVAverage Daily Volume (trading)
ADVAcoustic Doppler Velocimeter
ADVAdversus (Latin: Against)
ADVAdeno-Associated Virus
ADVAdvanced Digital Video
ADVAuto Detect Voltage
ADVAudit Vault
ADVArbeitsgemeinschaft Deutscher Verkehrsflughäfen (German: Working Group of German Commercial Airports)
ADVAd Vision (American Anime Licensing Co.)
ADVArbeitsgemeinschaft für Datenverarbeitung
ADVAdministration des Ventes (French)
ADVAlliance pour les Droits de la Vie (French: Alliance for Human Life; est. 1993)
ADVArbeitsgemeinschaft der Vermessungsverwaltungen der Länder der Bundesrepublik Deutschland (German: Working Committee of the Surveying Authorities of the States of the Federal Republic of Germany)
ADVArbeidsduurverkorting
ADVAir Defense Variant
ADVAujeszky's Disease Virus
ADVAutomatic Diluent Valve (diving rebreather)
ADVAuditable Dollar Value
ADVAdaptive Distance Vector
ADVAdenovims
ADVAtmospheric Dump Valve
ADVAscent/Descent Vehicle
ADVArea Denial to Vehicles
ADVAbstract Design View
ADVAssociation of Dunkirk Veterans
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To be brief, then, Eustace Macallan was "indicted and accused, at the instance of David Mintlaw, Esquire, Her Majesty's Advocate, for Her Majesty's interest," of the Murder of his Wife by poison, at his residence called Gleninch, in the county of Mid-Lothian.
"Sir," replied the Distinguished Advocate of Republican Institutions, "a ship is expected, bearing His Majesty the King of the Fly-Speck Islands, and I wish to be the first to grasp the crowned hand."
"My dear sir," said the Distinguished Advocate of Republican Institutions, without removing his eyes from the horizon, "you wander away into the strangest irrelevancies!
This article made a great deal of noise, and, being copied into all the papers, seriously depressed the advocates of the rash tourist.
When this powerful advocate had sufficiently raised the pity of Jones, by painting poor Molly in all the circumstances of wretchedness; it artfully called in the assistance of another passion, and represented the girl in all the amiable colours of youth, health, and beauty; as one greatly the object of desire, and much more so, at least to a good mind, from being, at the same time, the object of compassion.
"With all that afterward occurred--the examination of the house; the failure to find any room corresponding to that which I have described; the attempt to have me adjudged insane, and my triumph over my accusers--the readers of the Advocate are familiar.
But Master Philippe Lheulier, advocate extraordinary to the king, interposed once more.
He did this, he said, because he thought it was not quite dignified for a grave advocate and Sheriff of the county to write novels.
Not that I am an advocate for the prevailing fashion of acquiring a perfect knowledge of all languages, arts, and sciences.
The office of judges may have reference unto the parties that use, unto the advocates that plead, unto the clerks and ministers of justice underneath them, and to the sovereign or state above them.
Let the advocates of a falsely called Philanthropy plead as they may for the abrogation of the Irregular Penal Laws, I for my part have never known an Irregular who was not also what Nature evidently intended him to be -- a hypocrite, a misanthropist, and, up to the limits of his power, a perpetrator of all manner of mischief.
The conclusions deduced from these facts are unavoidable, and in stating them the author has been influenced by no feeling of animosity, either to the individuals themselves, or to that glorious cause which has not always been served by the proceedings of some of its advocates.
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