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n.1.A lot; also, a kind of divination by means of lots.
Sortes Homericæ
a form of divination anciently practiced, which consisted in taking the first passage on which the eye fell, upon opening a volume of Homer or Virgil, or a passage drawn from an urn which several were deposited, as indicating future events, or the proper course to be pursued. In later times the Bible was used for the same purpose by Christians.
References in classic literature ?
I have told you already my name is Francine de Sor.
Miss de Sor, my name's Brown, and I'm queen of the bedroom.
In the disposition of the beds, Miss de Sor was placed between Cecilia on the right hand, and Emily on the left.
Miss de Sor, allow me to apologize for the mean manner in which this school is carried on; the knives and forks are counted and locked up every night)--I say take that pair of scissors, Cecilia, and carve the cake, and don't keep the largest bit for yourself.
Many SORs apply to first-time offenders and those convicted of minor offenses.
As outlined in the preface, the goals of the SOR are to "provide guidance to the CPA financial planner and to ensure that the highest levels of integrity, professionalism, objectivity, and competence are applied to the delivery of the personal financial planning services so that a CPA financial planner can serve the best interests of the public, regardless of the form of his or her practice" (http://tinyurl.
The SORs do not offer specific procedures, but rather provide a valuable framework for addressing the issues a member must consider when providing PFP services.
To avoid growing anti-Semitic rumblings, siblings change their name to Sors (pronounced "shorsh," Hungarian for "destiny").
The Sors have been in business for 24 years and with the help of their daughter, they operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week, serving a family of loyal and valued customers.
The updated product pages also include the latest additions to the expanding portfolio of SOR Temperature Sensor products: Bimetal Thermometer and a LCD display option for the Temperature assemblies with Transmitters.
Accompanying the intense scholarly interest in Sor Juana in the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries--and to some degree spurred on by it--has been the increased attention paid to other female religious in the early modern Hispanic world.
As illustrated by the quote above, Sor Tadea's verses combine a hybrid style of Baroque imagery and epic themes.