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In the OED as the definition of "clutch".
“Life, liberty, and property do not exist because men have made laws. On the contrary, it was the fact that life, liberty, and property existed beforehand that caused men to make laws in the first place.” (The Law, p.6) Frederic Bastiat
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One of Bill Murray's finest moments, with a Baylor twist:



This is even better:

“Whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.”
I Corinthians 10:31
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Murrary?
“Life, liberty, and property do not exist because men have made laws. On the contrary, it was the fact that life, liberty, and property existed beforehand that caused men to make laws in the first place.” (The Law, p.6) Frederic Bastiat
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“Whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.”
I Corinthians 10:31
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The graphic on the video spelled it Murrary.
“Life, liberty, and property do not exist because men have made laws. On the contrary, it was the fact that life, liberty, and property existed beforehand that caused men to make laws in the first place.” (The Law, p.6) Frederic Bastiat
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I didn't notice.
I guess every one has typos.
“Whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.”
I Corinthians 10:31
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September 22:

1515: Birthday of Anne of Cleves, 4th wife of Henry VIII

1692: Last people hanged for witchcraft (8) in the US, 20 hanged overall during Salem Witch Trials

1761: George III was crowned King of Great Britain.

1776: Nathan Hale was hanged by the British for spying.

1791: Birthday of Michael Faraday, English physician and chemist

1823: Joseph Smith claimed to have found the golden plates after being sent to the by the angel Moroni. This formed the basis of Mormonism.

1862: President Lincoln issued the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation. It stated that all slaves held within rebel states would be free as of January 1, 1863.

1918: Birthday of Hans Scholl, German activist, co-founder of The White Rose Nazi resistance movement

1937: Publication of The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien.

1947: Birthday of Norma McCovey, American activist, the Roe of Roe v Wade, later a Christian pro-life activist

1949: The Soviet Union exploded its first atomic bomb successfully.

1958: Birthday of Neil Cavuto, American journalist and author

1958: Birthday of Andrea Bocelli, Italian singer-songwriter and producer

1958: Birthday of Joan Jett, American singer-songwriter, guitarist, producer, and actress

1960: Birthday of Scott Baio, American actor

1961: President John F Kennedy signed a congressional act that established the Peace Corps.

1965: Birthday of Mark Guthrie, American baseball player

1975: Sara Jane Moore attempted to assassinate Pres. Gerald Ford.

1980: A border conflict between Iran and Iraq developed into a full-scale war.

1989: Death of Irving Berlin, Russian-born American composer and songwriter

1999: Death of George C. Scott, American actor, director, and producer

2001: Death of Isaac Stern, Polish-Ukrainian violinist and conductor

2007: Oklahoma State head football coach Mike Gundy: "I'm a Man! I'm 40!"

2010: Death of Eddie Fisher, American singer, father to Princess Leia
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September 23:

63 BC: Birthday of Augustus (Octavian), Roman emperor

1122: Holy Roman Emperor Henry V and Pope Callixtus II agreed to the Concordat of Worms to end the Investiture Controversy.

1215: Birthday of Kublai Khan, Mongolian emperor

1642: Harvard College held its first commencement exercises.

1779: Capt. John Paul Jones won a major victory against British warships Serapis and Countess of Scarborough.

1780: British Major John Andr was arrested as a spy by American soldiers. He was carrying evidence of the treason of Benedict Arnold.

1806: Lewis and Clark returned to St. Louis after completing their exploration of the western territories to the Pacific coast and back.

1846: Astronomers at Berlin Observatory discovered the planet Neptune.

1920: Birthday of Mickey Rooney, American actor, singer, director, and producer

1926: Birthday of John Coltrane, American saxophonist and composer

1930: Birthday of Ray Charles, American singer-songwriter, pianist, and actor

1939: Death of Sigmund Freud, Austrian neurologist and psychiatrist

1962: The Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts opened in New York City.

1987: Death of Bob Fosse, American actor, dancer, choreographer, and director
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September 24:

622: Muhammad completed the first Hegira from Mecca to Medina.

787: The Second Council of Nicaea assembled at Hagia Sophia, the great church in Constantinople (now Istanbul).

1583: Birthday of Albrecht von Wallenstein, Bohemian general

1755: Birthday of John Marshall, American Continental Army officer, jurist, and politician, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court

1789: Congress passed the Judiciary Act which established the first Supreme Court, created the rest of the federal judiciary, and created the office of the Attorney General.

1846: Gen. Zachary Taylor captured Monterrey during the Mexican-American War.

1896: Birthday of F. Scott Fitzgerald, American novelist and short story writer

1902: Birthday of Rohollah Khomeini, Iranian religious leader and politician, Ayatollah after the Iranian Revolution

1906: Pres. Theodore Roosevelt proclaimed Devil's Tower in Wyoming as the nation's first National Monument.

1911: Birthday of Konstantin Chernenko, Soviet politician, briefly General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union

1948: The Honda Motor Company was founded.

1957: Pres. Eisenhower sent the 101stAirborne Division to Little Rock, Arkansas to enforce desegregation.

1960: The USS Enterprise, the first nuclear powered aircraft carrier, was launched.

1964: The Warren Commission delivered their report on the assassination of JFK to Pres. Johnson.

1991: Death of Dr. Seuss, American children's book writer, poet, and illustrator

1993: The Cambodian monarchy was restored in the person of Norodom Sihanouk.

2005: Hurricane Rita made landfall in parts of Louisiana and Texas devastating portions of those states.
“Whether you eat or drink, or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God.”
I Corinthians 10:31
 
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