Lunacy sentence examples

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  • The committee of a lunatic, with the sanction of the judge in lunacy, may refer disputes to arbitration.

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  • The lunacy of her father and the depravity of her mother were serious drawbacks to Catherine, and her only education was obtained in a convent at Poissy.

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  • Brooke Little, The Law of Burials; Archbold, On Lunacy (4th ed., by S.

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  • The act of 1894, as we have seen, not only established the Local Government Board, consisting of the secretary for Scotland, the solicitor-general, the under-secretary and three appointed members - a vice-president, a lawyer and a medical officer of public health - but also replaced the parochial boards by parish councils, empowered to deal among other things with poor relief, lunacy, vaccination, libraries, baths, recreation grounds, disused churchyards, rights of way, parochial endowments, and the formation of special lighting and scavenging districts.

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  • There is also a state lunacy commission of four members, who are appointed for terms of four years, one annually, by the governor.

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  • Penal and charitable institutions are under the supervision of a board of public charities of ten members, established in 1869, and a committee in lunacy, composed of five members of this board, appointed under an act of 1883.

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  • A state commissioner in lunacy was first appointed in 1874; this officer was replaced in 1889 by a commission in lunacy, which in 1894 was placed at the head of the Bills for " special " city laws, as opposed to " general," must be approved (within fifteen days after their passage by both houses of the legislature) by the mayor of the city in first-class cities (in which, however, the state legislature may provide for the concurrence of the municipal legislative body), and in other cities by the mayor and council, before it is laid before the governor: if it is passed by the state legislature over the mayor's veto it goes direct to the governor.

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  • The councils of all administrative counties and county boroughs and the councils of a few specified quarter sessions boroughs, which before 1890 were independent areas for purposes of the Lunacy Acts, are local authorities for the purposes of the Lunacy Acts, and each of them is under an obligation to provide asylum accommodation for pauper lunatics.

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  • The circumstance in which a fourth sister who joined the community was abducted by her brothers led to an inquiry in lunacy and to her final settlement at Spaxton.

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  • subject of lunacy was consolidated by an act of the year Lunatics 1890, which again has been amended by a later act.

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  • The Govan lunacy board opened in 1896 an asylum near Paisley.

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  • Prisons, Poor Law, Charities, &c. - Penal institutions for sane adults, except reformatories for women, are under the general supervision of a state commission of prisons; hospitals for the insane are under the general supervision of a state commission in lunacy; and all other charitable and penal institutions, maintained wholly or in part by the state, or by any county, city or town within the state, are under the general supervision of a state board of charities.

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  • Under the present system, therefore, there is a biennial election (in even-numbered years) of a governor, a lieutenant-governor, a secretary of state, a state comptroller, a state treasurer, an attorney-general and a state engineer and surveyor; and the governor appoints, subject to the approval of the Senate, a superintendent of public works, a superintendent of state prisons, a superintendent of insurance, a superintendent of banks, a commissioner of excise, a commissioner of agriculture, a forest, fish and game commissioner, a commissioner of health, a commissioner of labour, a state architect, a state historian, a state librarian, two public service commissions, a civil service commission, a board of charities, a commission of prisons, a commission in lunacy, three tax commissioners and several other boards and commissions.

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  • The black abolitionists had respect for Brown but thought the plan lunacy.

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  • lunacy of the food world.

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  • lunacy of war.

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  • Leases may be made on behalf of lunatics subject to the jurisdiction in lunacy under the provisions of the Lunacy Act 1890 and the Settled Land Act 1882.

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  • He began to conduct himself in a disorderly manner in the - House of Commons, and in 1852 he was found to be of unsound mind by a commission of lunacy.

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  • The " blessed hope " is the victory of lunacy over reason.

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  • howdy folks, it's time for more lunacy in an all-new (apart from the old bits) podcast episode!

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  • inquisition on the body of Ann Neville of Bures St Mary who in the state of lunacy, hanged herself.

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  • Bryson highlights the lunacy of applying Latin grammar to a Germanic language and the smug, slimy pedants it has given us.

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  • By the word religion I've seen the lunacy of fanatics of every demonination be called the will of God.

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  • His drug induced lunacy and gimmickry offered a break from Homme's ultra-cool, focused, drudgery.

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  • Quarantine gives Rimmer a further taste of the power he's always craved, paralleling the lunacy that creates with actual madness.

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  • To give an authority without any experience these powers has to be considered lunacy at the very least!

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  • How can a simple man compete against such inspired lunacy?

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  • A ' defining event ' for the industry, or ' sheer lunacy '?

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  • In a game where you can lose your character within seconds of starting a bout, adding extra speed is just utter lunacy.

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  • As you can imagine it turned into a night of absolute lunacy.

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  • No Opinion In a moment of possible total lunacy I have got in again.

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  • lunacy law of this country for another seven decades.

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  • lunacy wards were erected at the east of the workhouse at a cost of £ 16,000.

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  • lunacy blocks from the northwest, 2001. © Peter Higginbotham.

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  • Sponsors: Shop Online Personal Computers Previously: Local election voting lunacy Next: Help me use this Mac!

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  • Peter is also responsible for the Millenium Project (deliberate misspelling - explanation on the opening page) which further debunks more www lunacy.

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  • The ID card lunacy alone should have the free citizens of Britain pouring into the streets à la poll tax riots.

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  • Its hectic lunacy reminded him of kids rushing around with plastic bags over their heads playing spaceman.

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  • Many drivers are seen taking chances, including speeding, overtaking etc⦠which under these conditions is nothing short of sheer lunacy.

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  • I suppose poncy political art wank is my version of Chris ' screaming lunacy - we keep each other in check.

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  • Now you can relieve this lunacy courtesy of these pummel sticks, which are loads of fun !

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  • This is where terms "lunacy" and "lunatic" are derived from - the word "lunar"; or cycle of the moon.

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  • lunacy commissions for England in the twentieth century.

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  • Another game in the vein of wacky Japan-antics, We Love Katamari is a game that actually surpassed the original (that's right, this is a sequel) in sheer lunacy and fruit-tastic debauchery.

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