Hospice

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Hospice

Medical care provided for the terminally ill when death is thought to be imminent. One's health insurance policy may cover hospice care but this is not always the case.
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The devil's minions abducted Eusebius and placed him in a second hospitium at which he drafted the note to Patrophilus.
For recent epigraphic evidence related to a hospitium contract between Sex.
Under the general common law doctrine of infra hospitium, an innkeeper is strictly liable for loss or damage to a guest's property "unless the property is lost or destroyed by an act of God, the public enemy, or fault by the guest." Many jurisdictions, however, have limited an innkeeper's common law liability to his guests through statutory enactment....
The Swedish property company Realia AB said on Wednesday (30 June) that it had entered into a property swap agreement with Hospitium Fastigheter AB.
Hospitium Bruxelloe cornmodissimum obtigit in intersignio Antverpioe: ibi inter coetera, mirifice me commovit et exhilaravit filia psaltria: quae cure divinam e fidibus harmoniam digitis delicatissimis eliceret, acvoce suavissima nervorum mollitiem longe superaret, saepe in mentem Ovidianum illud revocavit [Amores II.
(In fact, much hospitality terminology springs from Latin: hospe means host or guest; hospitium means a guest chamber, inn, or quarters.
hic ius pontificale quibusdam videtur subtiliter tangere: domus enim, in qua pontifex habitat, regia dicitur, quod in ea rex sacrificulus habitare consuesset, sicut flaminia domus, in qua flamen habitat, dicebatur: quod hic ostendit ex persona Evandri, quem facit orantem ut Aeneas suam ingrederetur domum, non utique profanam, sed sacratam, scilicet quae fuerit hospitium Herculis, illis versibus `haec, inquit, limina victor Alcides subiit, haec illum regia cepit'.
13 "Salve augusta columna, hospitium deum / Vatum materies, artificum labor / Spes certissima mortalibus ac salus." Blosio Palladio, Ad Corycii Columnam Ode Monocolos vv.