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Corpus

corpus

1. The principal of a bond. For example, securities dealers create zero-coupon Treasury receipts by purchasing a regular Treasury bond and separating the interest coupons from the corpus. See also coupon stripping.
2. The principal amount of an estate or trust.
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But the English lawyers had decided that Parliament was omnipotent--and Parliament, in its omnipotence, instead of trial by jury and the Habeas Corpus, enacted admiralty courts in England to try Americans for offences charged against them as committed in America; instead of the privileges of Magna Charta, nullified the charter itself of Massachusetts Bay; shut up the port of Boston; sent armies and navies to keep the peace and teach the colonies that John Hampden was a rebel and Algernon Sidney a traitor.
The time of the assizes soon came, and I was removed by habeas corpus to Oxford, where I expected certain conviction and condemnation; but, to my great surprize, none appeared against me, and I was, at the end of the sessions, discharged for want of prosecution.
Yes," said Arthur--"the birthright of British boys old and young, as habeas corpus and trial by jury are of British men.
In addition to these Miss Tuffin, who is daughter of the late Reverend Thomas Tuffin (Fellow of Corpus College, Cambridge), can instruct in the Syriac language, and the elements of Constitutional law.
They made him out to be the Royal arms, the Union-Jack, Magna Charta, John Bull, Habeas Corpus, the Bill of Rights, An Englishman's house is his castle, Church and State, and God save the Queen, all put together.
Education watchdog Estyn said Corpus Christi had performed better than the national average in all key GCSE indicators over the past four years, with nearly all pupils having positive attitudes to learning.
Keywords: language technologies, corpus linguistics, World Wide Web, Slovene language
a wholly owned subsidiary of BBVA (NYSE: BBVA) (MAD: BBVA), has said that it is continuing to expand its Corpus Christi team.
Experts at cosmetology schools in Corpus Christi like Bella Beauty College will tell you that it's quite all right to make “mistakes” — you never know when something that was a mistake can be utilized and incorporated into a very unique look.
Like Gaona, more than half of the residents in the Corpus Christi metro area are Hispanic.
Corpus Christi, Texas, is located 200 miles southwest of Houston, Texas, and 145 miles east of Laredo, Texas.
The normal cingulate gyrus follows a curved horizontal course similar to that of the corpus callosum.