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personal

1. Law of or relating to movable property, such as money
2. Law an item of movable property
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The actors of 1812 have long since left the stage, their personal interests have vanished leaving no trace, and nothing remains of that time but its historic results.
When uncultured minds, confined to a narrow range of personal experience, are under the pressure of continued misfortune, their inward life is apt to become a perpetually repeated round of sad and bitter thoughts; the same words, the same scenes, are revolved over and over again, the same mood accompanies them; the end of the year finds them as much what they were at the beginning as if they were machines set to a recurrent series of movements.
The personal appearance of Eliza, the character ascribed to her, are sketches drawn from life.
"Personal opinions mean nothing in such a case," said Sergey Ivanovitch; "it's not a matter of personal opinions when all Russia--the whole people--has expressed its will."
"Do you mean that I cry up Brooke on any personal ground?" said Will Ladislaw, nettled, and turning sharp round.
The IDEA of good likewise disappears and is superseded by the conception of a personal God, who works according to a final cause or principle of goodness which he himself is.
In those terms I was informed of what my personal concern was with the matter of the Diamond.
The rights of property are committed into the same hands with the personal rights.
To be a capitalist, is to have not only a purely personal, but a social status in production.
To invite personal combat, therefore, denotes confidence in his own swordsmanship, and great courage, two attributes that were calculated to fill the Black players with hope and valor when evinced by their Chief thus early in the game.
Had he any personal objection to trying his luck with Mrs.
The word gentleman, which, like the word Christian, must hereafter characterize the present and the few preceding centuries by the importance attached to it, is a homage to personal and incommunicable properties.