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Most often, the doctrine is invoked by minors seeking an abortion without parental consent.
The detectives are still at it, seeking to account for a period of time when Brinsley may well have paused to sit somewhere.
Most other social justice movements are seeking some shift of power and money.The Real Story Behind the Fight for Marriage Equality|E.J. Graff|December 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The child almost died from the delay of an hour in seeking help.
Either way, guests seeking a holiday getaway there can also enjoy a tingle of telling truth to power by posting their own reviews.Inside the ‘Surprisingly Great’ North Korean Hacker Hotel|Michael Daly|December 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But they soon fell out, for Murat had the audacity to try and make these patriots fight instead of merely seeking plunder.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
He returned to the hotel, and, eluding a gossip-seeking landlady, went up to his room.The Joyous Adventures of Aristide Pujol|William J. Locke
Old Holmes furrowed his brow and closed one eye, seeking with the other the inspiration of the sky.The Soldier of the Valley|Nelson Lloyd
Rent, the share of the land-owner, offered to the classicist a rather peculiar case.
A fourth lives upon rent, dozing in his chair, and neither toils nor spins.