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Blackstone,

river, c.50 mi (80 km) long, rising near Worcester, Mass., and flowing SE to Narragansett Bay at Providence, R.I. The river's clean water was a major factor in the early development of the area's textile industry. The entire river valley comprises the Blackstone River Valley National Heritage Corridor, an important site in the American Industrial Revolution.
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He had lost just as much himself to Blackstone of the Hussars, and Count Punter of the Hanoverian Cavalry.
Miss Sally will teach him law, the delightful study of the law,' said Quilp; 'she'll be his guide, his friend, his companion, his Blackstone, his Coke upon Littleton, his Young Lawyer's Best Companion.
In August 2000, Blackstone discovered that Spotlite Communications had also knowingly entered into an agreement with 9278 Communications for the same distribution rights for a new competing product called the Access Live Phonecard Plus, a long distance phone card bearing the same artists covered by Blackstones agreement with Spotlite Communications.
The actions on the part of 9278 Communications and Spotlite Communications injured and damaged Blackstone in Miami-Dade County.
The lawsuit was filed in the Eleventh Judicial Circuit Court in Miami-Dade County, Florida on behalf of Blackstone by Catlin, Saxon, Tuttle, Evans, Fink & Kolski, P.