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Mora

 

in classical versification, the normal duration for the pronunciation of a short syllable, the smallest unit of measure in [quantitative] verse. All remaining units of verse are multiples of a mora: as a rule, a long syllable is equal to two moras, an iambic foot to three moras, and so on.

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At one of the functions I approached Frank Moraes and exchanged a few words about our joint alma mater St.
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He added that Moraes was in stable condition but in danger of losing part of his eyesight because of the bullet's trajectory.
Architect Andre Moraes said: "This was great (Kutcher's participation).
Moraes Pereira (Figure 1) was born in Ponta Delgada, Sao Miguel island, Azores archipelago on 1855 July 15.
The comparison of the play Orfeu da Conceicao (1956) by the Brazilian poet-songwriter-diplomat Vinicius de Moraes and its two adaptations to film, Marcel Camus's Black Orpheus (1959) and Carlos Diegues's Orfeu (1999), has generated considerable critical attention.
Brazilian airline TAM (Bovespa:TAMM4) (NYSE:TAM) said on Friday that it received resignation letters from board members Pedrom Pullen Parente and Adalberto de Moraes Schettert at a board of directors' meeting held at its headquarters in Sao Paulo.
Sobre a forma, cabe salientar que Vainfas subverte o formato da narrativa historica classica, ao comecar pela descricao do ambiente das cenas finais da trama urdida por Manoel de Moraes, tal como num romance policial.
Four days of talks between oil workers' umbrella union FUP and Petrobras ended after the energy company made concessions on all of the worker's key demands, FUP strike coordinator Joao Antonio de Moraes said.
One country not on the look out for a new coach though is Yemen after Portugal's Jose De Moraes was appointed coach of national football team.
Worcester is the third stop on the BFTS tour and will include appearances by three-time PBR world champion Adriano Moraes of Brazil, two-time world champion Chris Shivers, 2004 world champion Mike Lee and 2006 Rookie of the Year J.
Moraes was the first Indian, in fact, the first non-Englishman, to win the prize.