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  • 1 Overruling — O ver*rul ing, a. Exerting controlling power; as, an overruling Providence. {O ver*rul ing*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 2 Roy Moore — Infobox Judge|name= Roy Stewart Moore office=Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court termstart= January 15, 2001 imagesize= 150px termend= November 13, 2003 predecessor=Perry O. Hooper, Sr. successor=Drayton Nabers, Jr. office2 = Circuit Judge …

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  • 3 Superstition — • From supersisto, to stand in terror of the deity Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Superstition     Superstition     † …

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  • 4 Natural religion — Religion Re*li gion (r[ e]*l[i^]j [u^]n), n. [F., from L. religio; cf. religens pious, revering the gods, Gr. ale gein to heed, have a care. Cf. {Neglect}.] 1. The outward act or form by which men indicate their recognition of the existence of a… …

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  • 5 Necessities — Necessity Ne*ces si*ty, n.; pl. {Necessities}. [OE. necessite, F. n[ e]cessit[ e], L. necessitas, fr. necesse. See {Necessary}.] 1. The quality or state of being necessary, unavoidable, or absolutely requisite; inevitableness; indispensableness.… …

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  • 6 Necessity — Ne*ces si*ty, n.; pl. {Necessities}. [OE. necessite, F. n[ e]cessit[ e], L. necessitas, fr. necesse. See {Necessary}.] 1. The quality or state of being necessary, unavoidable, or absolutely requisite; inevitableness; indispensableness. [1913… …

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  • 7 Of necessity — Necessity Ne*ces si*ty, n.; pl. {Necessities}. [OE. necessite, F. n[ e]cessit[ e], L. necessitas, fr. necesse. See {Necessary}.] 1. The quality or state of being necessary, unavoidable, or absolutely requisite; inevitableness; indispensableness.… …

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  • 8 Religion — Re*li gion (r[ e]*l[i^]j [u^]n), n. [F., from L. religio; cf. religens pious, revering the gods, Gr. ale gein to heed, have a care. Cf. {Neglect}.] 1. The outward act or form by which men indicate their recognition of the existence of a god or of …

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  • 9 Religion of humanity — Religion Re*li gion (r[ e]*l[i^]j [u^]n), n. [F., from L. religio; cf. religens pious, revering the gods, Gr. ale gein to heed, have a care. Cf. {Neglect}.] 1. The outward act or form by which men indicate their recognition of the existence of a… …

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  • 10 Revealed religion — Religion Re*li gion (r[ e]*l[i^]j [u^]n), n. [F., from L. religio; cf. religens pious, revering the gods, Gr. ale gein to heed, have a care. Cf. {Neglect}.] 1. The outward act or form by which men indicate their recognition of the existence of a… …

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  • 11 National Day of Prayer — Observed by The United States of America Date First Thursday in May 2010 date May 6 …

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  • 12 Roan Mountain (Roan Highlands) — Roan Mountain Roan Mountain, looking northwest from Grassy Ridge Bald Elevation 6,285 ft …

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  • 13 24th Iowa Volunteer Infantry Regiment — Infobox Military Unit unit name= 24th Regiment Iowa Volunteer Infantry caption=Iowa state flag dates= September 18, 1862 to July 17, 1865 country= United States allegiance= Union branch= Infantry equipment= battles=Battle of Port Gibson Battle of …

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  • 14 necessity — n. 1. Unavoidableness, inevitableness. 2. Compulsion, fatality, fate, destiny, irresistible force, overruling power. 3. Indispensableness, indispensability, need. 4. Need, needfulness, urgency, exigency, pressing want. 5. Requirement, requisite,… …

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  • 15 Overrulingly — Overruling O ver*rul ing, a. Exerting controlling power; as, an overruling Providence. {O ver*rul ing*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 16 Antonin Scalia — Infobox Judge name = Antonin Gregory Scalia imagesize = caption = office = Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court termstart = September 26 1986 termend = nominator = Ronald Reagan appointer = predecessor = William H. Rehnquist… …

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  • 17 Stare decisis — (Anglo Latin pronunciation: /ˈstɛəri dɨˈsaɪsɨs]) is a legal principle by which judges are obliged to respect the precedents established by prior decisions. The words originate from the phrasing of the principle in the Latin maxim Stare decisis et …

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  • 18 Fatalism — • The view which holds that all events in the history of the world, and, in particular, the actions and incidents which make up the story of each individual life, are determined by fate Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Fatalism      …

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  • 19 Re Spectrum Plus Ltd — Court House of Lords Full case name National Westminster Bank plc v Spectrum Plus Limited and others Citation(s) …

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  • 20 Common law — For other uses, see Common law (disambiguation). Common law (also known as case law or precedent) is law developed by judges through decisions of courts and similar tribunals rather than through legislative statutes or executive branch action. A… …

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