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durance vile

A long prison sentence. He's a known criminal, that's why he's in durance vile.

durance vile

A lengthy prison sentence. “Durance” meant “duration,” and “vile” has its contemporary meaning of loathsome. That pretty well described long-term incarceration from the Middle Ages down to much of today's world.
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Durance Cleaning Services already has a growing list of businesses and domestic customers and the company is on 01642 777 898.
Durance, who renovated a former jewellery store, has an extended family with a rich legacy of entrepreneurship as shopowners.
After they describe each tool in de tail, Godet and Durance share case studies of real-life organizations that used combinations of them with great success.
We treat pornography as a serious cinema genre like any other," Durance adds.
More and more evidence now shows that some of the worst effects of climate-change on natural habitats come from interactions with existing stressors - in this case acid rain," said Dr Isabelle Durance, who co-authored the paper.
Durance played the role of Lois Lane for more than 140 episodes on "Smallville.
During the event the students also got to meet a number of current apprentices, including 17-year-old Ashley Durance who joined TTE after attending a previous TTE Girls Allowed event in 2008.
More and more evidence now shows that some of the worst effects of climate change on natural habitats come from interactions with existing stressors - in this case acid rain," said Dr Isabelle Durance, who co-authored the research paper.
It takes fresh water from the Durance River and then discharges it into the lake.
Set in the Caribbean, the three made-for-television thrillers debut with "Island Heat: Stranded," starring Smallville's Erica Durance.
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Earlier this month, it was revealed that Erica Durance, who played Lois Lane on "Smallville," will (http://www.
Bone converted another Croft cross but again Lingdale levelled when Durance took the game into extra time.
Shortly after it was revealed that "Smallville" alum Erica Durance is taking over the role of Alura Zor-El for Benanti in Season 3, the Tony-winning actress - who just gave birth to her first child last Valentine's Day - took to Twitter to explain her exit from the CW series.
An early goal from Durance settled the nerves and this was followed by goals from Parsons, Emmerson, Stokes, Duff and McCormack.