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premises

Land and improvements,generally,but the definition depends on context,case authority, and statutory description.Premises may be narrowed to one room if a search warrant gives the right to search certain described premises. It could be the entire house and surrounding 160 acres under other circumstances.

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I may premise that I indiscriminately collected everything in flower on the different islands, and fortunately kept my collections separate.
Now that the first shock was over, she saw that there was every reason to premise a Mrs.
This story shall draw a conclusion from it, and show at the same time that the premise is incorrect.
I may premise that the poor boy's name is Oliver Caswell; that he is thirteen years of age; and that he was in full possession of all his faculties, until three years and four months old.
I won't allow it; I won't have my premises spoiled.
My boy, I hope you will always defend your sister, and give anybody who insults her a good thrashing -- that is as it should be; but mind, I won't have any election blackguarding on my premises.
Your friend the artist will grant your premises, but deny your conclusion; he will maintain that notwithstanding this formidable list of confessed defects, there is still a something that is divine and unapproachable about the Old Master, and that there is no arguing the fact away by any system of reasoning whatsoever.
An old man belonging to Colonel Lloyd, while thus engaged, happened to get beyond the limits of Colonel Lloyd's, and on the premises of Mr.
Pumblechook made out, after carefully surveying the premises, that he had first got upon the roof of the forge, and had then got upon the roof of the house, and had then let himself down the kitchen chimney by a rope made of his bedding cut into strips; and as Mr.
They are jealous, too, of their territories, and extremely pugnacious, never permitting a strange beaver to enter their premises, and often fighting with such virulence as almost to tear each other to pieces.
Yes," she said, "she often thought so;" and added, "it is my garden, monsieur, which makes me retain this house, otherwise I should probably have removed to larger and more commodious premises long since; but you see I could not take my garden with me, and I should scarcely find one so large and pleasant anywhere else in town.
The monster, in terror, had fled the premises forever