CLAIM


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CLAIMChicago Legal Advocacy for Incarcerated Mothers (est. 1985; Chicago, IL)
CLAIMChristian Literature Association in Malawi
CLAIMCentre for Library and Information Management (est. 1979; Loughborough University; UK)
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But Daylight, who had panned the spotted rim of Carmack's claim and shaken coarse gold from the grass-roots, and who had panned the rim at a hundred other places up and down the length of the creek and found nothing, was curious to know what lay on bed-rock.
The only two human beings of whom she spoke with any feeling were the Swede, Johnson, who had given her his claim, and Lena Lingard.
We not only grant that claim, but we welcome it and strongly endorse it.
He became more hostile and irreconcilable; and until his death, in 1901, never renounced his claim to be the original inventor of the telephone.
Nay, I absolutely claim a property in all such sentiments the moment they are transcribed into my writings, and I expect all readers henceforwards to regard them as purely and entirely my own.
Under these circumstances, what family claim had Captain Wragge on Mrs.
There is also a doubt concerning the pretensions of all those who claim the honours of government: for those who found them either on fortune or family have nothing which they can justly say in their defence; since it is evident upon their principle, that if any one person can be found richer than all the rest, the right of governing all these will be justly vested in this one person.
From that very moment President Barbicane and the influential members of the Gun Club were besieged day and night by formidable claims.
I am happy to say that there appears to be no reason why your claim should not be fully admitted.
He had found Lydgate, for whom he had the sincerest respect, under circumstances which claimed his thorough and frankly declared sympathy; and the reason why, in spite of that claim, it would have been better for Will to have avoided all further intimacy, or even contact, with Lydgate, was precisely of the kind to make such a course appear impossible.
From all of his Pack he may claim Full-gorge when the killer has eaten; and none may refuse him the same.
Only by renouncing our claim to discern a purpose immediately intelligible to us, and admitting the ultimate purpose to be beyond our ken, may we discern the sequence of experiences in the lives of historic characters and perceive the cause of the effect they produce (incommensurable with ordinary human capabilities), and then the words chance and genius become superfluous.