CULT


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CULTCombined Universities Language Test (education test)
CULTCorpus Use and Learning to Translate (conference)
CULTcommon-user land transportation (US DoD)
CULTCredit Union League of Thailand Ltd
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They, he said, had always been known to the Holy Therns and were devout and faithful followers of the ancient cult.
Far be it from me to blame them for it; has not their cult of the cretin often furnished me with an argument when I have tried to induce those who had possession of their faculties to help the unfortunate?
In these works he preached generally the cult of the woman.
The little it saw of her was in the Bois for a few hours every year, riding by the side of a man of unique distinction and of exclusive tastes, devoted to the cult of aesthetic impressions; a man of whom, as far as aspect, manner, and behaviour goes, she might have been the daughter.
It was a jumble of tavern and curiosity-shop; and though there was nothing there remotely suggesting the cult of the Monkey, it is, of course, possible that some of its images or talismans were in such a place.
Honours of a sort he knew could be obtained by ingenuity and the help of friends, but, to the best of his belief, nothing save work -papers representing a life of it - took a man into the Society which he had bombarded for years with monographs on strange Asiatic cults and unknown customs.
Every one of his criminal acts was meant to protect the cult, and its cruel and inhuman acts were unparalleled," the Japan Times quoted Supreme Court's No.
The outbreak of internal crises in Nigerian universities in the 1970s led to the formation of several campus cult groups that became more violent in their activities.
Bowden's discussion here is a model for subsequent chapters: he describes what is known about the cult, the location of remaining sites, surviving information about its rituals, and a clarification--if possible--of any misconceptions about the cult from contemporary sources or modern scholarship.
Colin Batley, 48, of Kidwelly, west Wales, presided over a "quasi-religious" cult which preyed on young children and indulged in occult rites.
He and four female cult members insisted throughout the five-week trial that no cult had ever existed.
Colin Batley, 48, of Kidwelly, west Wales, presided over a quasi-religious cult which preyed on young children and indulged in occult rites.