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Single European Act

Act intended to eliminate barriers on trade and capital flows between and among European countries.

Single European Act

An agreement among European Community members to gradually reduce tariffs and trade barriers with a goal of creating a Common Market in Europe. The Act aimed to unify trade and other laws among participating nations. It came into effect in 1987 and was replaced by the institutions of the European Union in 1993.
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Now that all the seals and their wives were on the land, you could hear their clamor miles out to sea above the loudest gales.
Matkah used to go to sea to get things to eat, and the baby was fed only once in two days, but then he ate all he could and throve upon it.
This is the place, if the report of the inhabitants deserves any credit, where the Israelites miraculously passed through the Red Sea on dry land; and there is some reason for imagining the tradition not ill grounded, for the sea is here only three leagues in breadth.
For the moon never beams without bringing me dreams Of the beautiful ANNABEL LEE; And the stars never rise but I see the bright eyes Of the beautiful ANNABEL LEE; And so, all the night-tide, I lie down by the side Of my darling, my darling, my life and my bride In her sepulchre there by the sea - In her tomb by the side of the sea.
I am going to send you away of my own free will; so go, cut some beams of wood, and make yourself a large raft with an upper deck that it may carry you safely over the sea.
About seven o'clock in the evening, the Nautilus, half-immersed, was sailing in a sea of milk.
Now, it is known that in the shallow sea on the Arctic coast of America the bottom freezes, [19] and does not thaw in spring so soon as the surface of the land, moreover at greater depths, where the bottom of the sea does not freeze the mud a few feet beneath the top layer might remain even in summer below 32 degs.
Delight is to him, whom all the waves of the billows of the seas of the boisterous mob can never shake from this sure Keel of the Ages.
We ate dinner, a hurried and anxious meal for me with eighteen men abroad on the sea and beyond the bulge of the earth, and with that heaven-rolling mountain range of clouds moving slowly down upon us.
The sixth day of our being at sea we came into Yarmouth Roads; the wind having been contrary and the weather calm, we had made but little way since the storm.
O give me back my little child, or let me lie beside him in the bosom of the cruel sea.
Of all ships disabled at sea, a steamer who has lost her propeller is the most helpless.