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 (vĭ-tro͞o′vē-əs) Full name Marcus Vitruvius Pollio. fl. first century bc.
Roman architect and writer. His De Architectura is the only surviving text on ancient architectural theory.
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The young man still replied: 'Come to the pollis!' and was dragging me against the donkey in a violent manner, as if there were any affinity between that animal and a magistrate, when he changed his mind, jumped into the cart, sat upon my box, and, exclaiming that he would drive to the pollis straight, rattled away harder than ever.
'Why didn't 'ee punch his head, or lay theeself doon and kick, and squeal out for the pollis? I'd ha' licked a doozen such as him when I was yoong as thee.
Pollis, The Need for Non-Discretionary Interlocutory Appellate Review in Multidistrict Litigation, 79 FORDHAM L.
( Andrew Pollis is a professor of Law, Case Western Reserve University.
(394.) See Pollis, supra note 41, at 1647 (suggesting interlocutory
While we did not have the opportunity to write Jon Entin's employment contract, we did get to write his farewell song (along with Professor Andrew Pollis), which was performed at Jonathan's retirement party.
-- Standing six feet, six inches tall, Pollis Robertson, president of EIJ Industries Inc., is frequently asked about basketball--he did play for the University of Wisconsin.
ERG Property Advisors announced the hiring of Andrew Pollis to its Investment Sales division.
Even scholars in the West have argued that the concept of universal rights and values, is a strictly Western construct and therefore limited in its applicability (Pollis & Schwab, 2006).
"Obviously Eaton has reached a point where it wants to put all of this behind itself," Andrew Pollis, an assistant professor at Case Western Reserve University School of Law, told the Plain Dealer.
normally used in cases involving fair housing disparate impact claims."); Pollis v.
In other news: ING Financial Partners hired Ed Pollis in a new role as head of practice management.