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nisi -- as in: nisi decree
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Ulysses
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  • De mortuis nil nisi prius.
  • —Decree nisi, says J. J. And Bloom letting on to be awfully deeply interested in nothing, a spider’s web in the corner behind the barrel, and the citizen scowling after him and the old dog at his feet looking up to know who to bite and when.
  • Lawyers of the past, haughty, pleading, beheld pass from the consolidated taxing office to Nisi Prius court Richie Goulding carrying the costbag of Goulding, Collis and Ward and heard rustling from the admiralty division of king’s bench to the court of appeal an elderly female with false teeth smiling incredulously and a black silk skirt of great amplitude.
  • Then the decree nisi and the King’s proctor tries to show cause why and, he failing to quash it, nisi was made absolute.
  • Then the decree nisi and the King’s proctor tries to show cause why and, he failing to quash it, nisi was made absolute.

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  • An arch has the school’s motto painted on it: Nil magnum nisi bonum.
    Yann Martel  --  Life of Pi

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