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Gard

(French ɡar)
n
(Placename) a department of S France, in Languedoc-Roussillon region. Capital: Nîmes. Pop: 648 522 (2003 est). Area: 5881 sq km (2294 sq miles)
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Such of my readers as have made a pedestrian excursion to the south of France may perchance have noticed, about midway between the town of Beaucaire and the village of Bellegarde, -- a little nearer to the former than to the latter, -- a small roadside inn, from the front of which hung, creaking and flapping in the wind, a sheet of tin covered with a grotesque representation of the Pont du Gard.
At that moment a heavy footstep was heard descending the wooden staircase that led from the upper floor, and, with many bows and courteous smiles, mine host of the Pont du Gard besought his guest to enter.
A carriage awaits us outside, a special train with steam up at the Gard de L'ouest.
He came grad- ually back to a position from which he could re- gard himself.
Chris Gard and Connie Yates have announced their decision on a fundraising website following Charlie's death.
We are about to do the hardest thing we will ever have to do, which is to let our beautiful little Charlie go," Chris Gard said Monday.
London's Great Ormond Street Hospital said last week that it had received "claims of new evidence" that 11-month-old Charlie Gard could be treated for his disease and has asked a court to rule on how to proceed.
Charlie's parents Connie Yates and Chris Gard, both in their 30s and from Bedfont, west London, want to take him to a hospital in the US but lost a lengthy legal battle after judges had ruled in favour of doctors at GOSH, who argued the treatment would not improve the 11-month-old's quality of life.
Gard, of Alton, Hants, had admitted dangerous driving.
Mohamed, "We consider GARD to be an essential part of improved disaster preparedness at a national level.
Roppestad, who joined Gard in 1997, has been promoted from his current post as co-head of underwriting.
The militants have placed huge rocks in the middle of the road that connects Shinwari, Seyah Gard, Surkh Parsa and Sheikh Ali districts of Parwan, the Seyah Gard district chief Mohammad Syed Siddique told Pajhwok Afghan News.