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Quire

A unit equivalent to 24 sheets of paper.
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"We can get acts that are in Seattle and headed to Spokane or vice versa," Quiring said.
Quiring helps run the entire casino and readily admits to stealing recipes from other places to enhance the dining experience here.
Quiring is a hands-on type of guy who also doubles as the emcee for the comedy evening.
At times, Quiring's fidelity to the project's theoretical framework, specifically informed by Continental theory, hinders his argument.
Relatedly, the bulk of Quiring's interlocutors are not early modern or Shakespeare scholars but theorists who include Derrida, Benjamin, Austin, and Agamben.
Whatever Quiring's project might lack in this regard, its outstanding interdisciplinary scholarship is ample compensation.
Quiring compares the curse, as well as the blessing, to the Eucharist, because they are all metonymical covenants.
The oath implies a condition of self-execration if the swearer is marked by perjury: "Christian oaths often contain cosmic catalogues of conditional curses" (Quiring, 2014: 58).
To ensure that village Soviets actually followed the instructions of the district soviet, Quiring routinely sent non-Mennonite members of the district body to village Soviets in areas where Mennonites predominated to crack the whip at those Mennonite chairmen whose village Soviets were dragging their heels in implementing Quiring's orders.
On February 9, 1930, Quiring and the Khortitsa district soviet issued another order to all village Soviets requesting detailed information on all experts in each village soviet: how much they had paid in taxes, why they were treated as experts, and what were the characteristics of their households.
Quiring's historical assemblage fills in much colour and shading previously rendered in the black and white arguments of the partisans.
Perhaps it had little editorial or news content about this topic, but the very few mentions in Quiring's book indicate there was something there.