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1. Charles Herbert. 1899--1978, Canadian physiologist: associated with Banting and Macleod in their discovery of insulin in 1922
2. George. born 1946, Northern Ireland footballer

Best

 

(Persian), in the common law of Iran, the right of sanctuary (inviolability) in sacred and inviolable places. The custom of offering sanctuary in the most revered religious places (temples, mosques, tombs, and so forth) is widespread in the Islamic countries of the East. Beginning in the 19th century, best was sometimes extended to foreign embassies, missions, and other institutions enjoying extraterritoriality.

People often had recourse to best as a sign of protest against the tyranny and oppression of the authorities. In such cases best assumed the character of mass political demonstrations accompanied by the closing of bazaars, stores, and workshops by their owners. Best was widely used during the Iranian Revolution of 1905–1911.

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The police chief told reporters in Webster that a two- to three-page note from the gunman had been found in which he said: "I still have to get ready to see how much of the neighborhood I can burn down and do what I like doing best - killing people.
ANGLERS setting out their stall for carp are doing best at Warren Mill.
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In Division Four, three from Akshay Pabary and two from father Shiv ensured Cramlington Dynamos gained a creditable 5-5 draw at leaders Sacriston B , with Mark Walton (two wins and the doubles) doing best for the home side.
I want that chance to stand on the line, having had perfect preparations, to go out there and just do what I enjoy doing best, which is competing when fully fit and in shape.
The super- actor whose latest movie 3 Idiots urges people to go for what they love doing best rather than what people think cool has portrayed his liking for books.
Their non-clothing ranges were doing best and a move into childrenswear continued to go well after the opening of five trial stores across the world.
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Surely it's no accident that the Berlin districts that are doing best are also those that have been thus far ignored by city planners.
With hits including Cool For Cats and Up The Junction, not to mention selling millions of records, Holland revelled in what he liked doing best.
Palmdale coach Jeff Williams said whichever player seems to be doing best at the time will kick when extra point and field goal opportunities arise in the semifinals against Notre Dame of Sherman Oaks on Friday.
He considers that the `social' uses will win through on the high street -- with restaurants, wine bars and leisure clubs doing best.