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Fall

An obsolete Scottish unit of length equivalent to 222 inches.
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Then Scruggs fell afoul of the law himself, eventually being convicted of attempting to bribe a Mississippi judge in a case over the distribution of attorneys' fees in previous settlements with State Farm.
And their obedience could surprisingly quickly move in to species of nonconformity--supporting clerics who fell afoul of the bishops, undertaking petitioning, even participating in informal conventicling.
Reinhold, a central figure in Corrin's book, was a German secular priest who fell afoul of the Gestapo for his anti-Nazi convictions in the early 1930s and decided to flee.
When Peru fell afoul of such a fund last year, it cost the cash-strapped country US$58 million.
Gao, who fled China in 1988 for exile in France after his avant-garde ideas fell afoul of the Chinese government, has been to Taiwan several times, the last time in April for a solo exhibition of his ink paintings.
419 can be believed, to have counted heavily against him after Ezhov, too, fell afoul of Stalin and was arrested and executed.