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Longmans, Green, 1889 - 350 páginas
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Página 324 - For the purpose of giving jurisdiction under this act, every offence shall be deemed to have been committed, and every cause of complaint to have arisen, either in the place in which the same actually was committed or arose, or in any place in which the offender or person complained against may be.
Página 325 - Act the following words and expressions shall have the several meanings hereby assigned to them, unless there be something in the subject or context repugnant to such construction...
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Página 47 - ... with or against a professional for any prize ; (3) who has ever taught, pursued, or assisted in the practice of athletic exercises of any kind for profit...
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