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Fall

An obsolete Scottish unit of length equivalent to 222 inches.
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Martin must believe that in virtue of his office he is exempt from the duties and obligations that fall upon Christians in general.
The international community will feel ashamed at having allowed genocide to fall upon Africa yet again--having sworn "never again" after the Rwandan massacres of 1994--and will attempt to salve its conscience by generously funding the inevitable humanitarian efforts.
FOLLOWING Alan Duncan's revelations that he is gay, and the Tory party's new approach, unrest will undoubtedly fall upon Cardiff council's newest Tory recruit, Liberal Democrat defector Cllr Heather Douglas.
Murtagh added: "I was so lucky to fall upon a horse like Sinndar.
Sgt Mick Lawrence, of West Bromwich police, said: "It appears the man was operating the crane carrying the steel when he caused it to fall upon himself.
Hess' department stores began to fall upon hard times and was losing money at the Florence Mall location.
I watched the raindrops hurry down To fall upon the street, To run along the curbstone All orderly and neat.