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alm

[älm]
(ecology)
A meadow in alpine or subalpine mountain regions.

ALM

On drawings, abbr. for “alarm.”

ALM

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He said, "Considering who the disciples were, it would be absurd to conceive the doctrine of generosity, or giving alms, to have been preached to them.
Mr Allworthy answered, "He could not dispute with the captain in the Greek language, and therefore could say nothing as to the true sense of the word which is translated charity; but that he had always thought it was interpreted to consist in action, and that giving alms constituted at least one branch of that virtue.
A plain and simple beggar, as I have said, my lord, who asks for alms, as he gives holy water; a practice he has carried on for six years on the steps of St.
said Gondy, laughing; "I was not aware my alms were so well invested.
The mendicant received both the alms and the sarcasm without wincing, and continued, in lamentable tones,--
For not unfrequently it happens that, for some reason or another, one feels abased, and inclined to value oneself at nothing, and to account oneself lower than a dishclout; but this merely arises from the fact that at the time one is feeling harassed and depressed, like the poor boy who today asked of me alms.
The poor gentleman has no way of showing that he is a gentleman but by virtue, by being affable, well-bred, courteous, gentle-mannered, and kindly, not haughty, arrogant, or censorious, but above all by being charitable; for by two maravedis given with a cheerful heart to the poor, he will show himself as generous as he who distributes alms with bell-ringing, and no one that perceives him to be endowed with the virtues I have named, even though he know him not, will fail to recognise and set him down as one of good blood; and it would be strange were it not so; praise has ever been the reward of virtue, and those who are virtuous cannot fail to receive commendation.
SRI will continue to operate from its present locations in New York and Los Angeles and will become a part of ALM's conference operations, including ALM events for legal professionals and managers, Insight Information business conferences in Canada, and the RealShare conference series produced by ALM's Real Estate Media division.
The program consists of three commitments from ALM, effective immediately: (1) A donation from ALM to the American Red Cross to assist with its relief efforts in the region; (2) The free replacement of Law Journal Press (LJP) and other books damaged as a result of the storm and subsequent flooding; and (3) An innovative project through which three eligible law firms whose business has been significantly impacted by the storm will receive relief aid to help them get back on their feet again.
NEW YORK -- ALM, a leading provider of news and business information to the legal and real estate industries, today announced that Kevin Iredell has returned to the company in the newly created position of vice president, research and continuing education products.
It also includes summaries of state and federal opinions "alerting executives to cases that could impact their businesses," ALM said.
Holloway comes to ALM from the Economist Intelligence Unit (part of The Economist Group) where he served as chief editorial strategist in the Americas for business research.