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But was the contravention of the Regulations the real point of our Case after all?
A CASE IN CAMERAOLIVER ONIONS
To avoid doing so intentionally, is a contravention of one of the Creator's laws.
In contravention of old charters, it would have deprived the American colonies of the great northwestern territory.
Although Trotter's speculations involved no loss to the state they were, nevertheless, a contravention of an act of 1785.
These are God-given privileges, and any contravention of them is born of evil and belongs to the evil powers.
A miracle in the sense of a contravention of natural laws an absurdity.
These unions were all in contravention of the Levitical law.
FOLKWAYSWILLIAM GRAHAM SUMNER
The secret of the great age to which he attained was in contravention of all the principles of dietetics.
Mr. Wilson, in contravention of the agreement, marched the troops to the court-house.
Any person who acts in contravention of § 115a, or of the statutory provisions laid down on the grounds of § 119a.
THE THEORY AND POLICY OF LABOUR PROTECTIONALBERT EBERHARD FRIEDRICH SCHFFLE

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