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Ben had glimpsed Manuel climbing to the masthead; Marsh must have sent him up, not knowing the standing order had been revoked.

Wilderness of SpringEdgar Pangborn

His license to operate a theatrical agency was revoked by the state.

It will be that the will is spurious, and that the will of 1880 revoked it, whether spurious or not.

Oh, the edict against the other sex is revoked now, declared Betty.

Peggy Owen at YorktownLucy Foster Madison

It was declared fraudulent by the federal authorities and its charter was revoked in 1897.

The legislature might refuse to grant a charter, but having granted it, it became a vested right which could not be revoked.

Instead of approving the action of the Mobile officer, Pope strongly disapproved of and revoked his orders.

It took but a few words from her to his commanding officer to set matters right; his sentence was revoked, and he was pardoned.

The War Romance of the Salvation ArmyEvangeline Booth and Grace Livingston Hill

They can only be revoked, by mutual consent, by those who make them, and for causes which the law recognizes.

The Senate has revoked that bill; has retracted, recanted, and sung its palinode over that unfortunate conception.


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