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Sui

 (swā)
A Chinese dynasty (589-618) that reunified China after a period of division.

[Mandarin Suí, after Suí, the fief of the dynasty's founder, Yang Jian, from Middle Chinese sɦyj.]
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But that which is specially to be noted is, that those which (as Cicero says of Pompey) are sui amantes, sine rivali, are many times unfortunate.
He hath no obligations to me, nor do I think he was under any necessity of asking my consent, since the woman is, as I have said, sui juris , and of a proper age to be entirely answerable only, to herself for her conduct."
* A delicate compliment to the beautiful T`ai Chen, of which the meaning is that, as the Emperor Yang-ti of the Sui dynasty elevated his mistress Fei-yen to share with him the throne, so shall T`ai Chen become the Empress of Ming Huang.
If I mistake not, he will prove to be sui generis, and akin to no other reptile in creation."
That was, in fact,--when, after having long groped one's way up the dark spiral which perpendicularly pierces the thick wall of the belfries, one emerged, at last abruptly, upon one of the lofty platforms inundated with light and air,--that was, in fact, a fine picture which spread out, on all sides at once, before the eye; a spectacle sui generis , of which those of our readers who have had the good fortune to see a Gothic city entire, complete, homogeneous,--a few of which still remain, Nuremberg in Bavaria and Vittoria in Spain,--can readily form an idea; or even smaller specimens, provided that they are well preserved,--Vitré in Brittany, Nordhausen in Prussia.
Following the increase, Sui Northern will now purchase LNG for $11.35 per MMBTU while new price for Sui Southern is $11.37 per MBTU.
In 2017, the Balochistan's former chief minister Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri approved agreement to give Sui Gas Field to PPL on lease for next 10 years period.
The Sui Southern Gas Company officials have been informed about the incident.
Mahmood Khan said that both BRT and the Sui gas extension projects for the upgradation of transmission line and injection of extra sui gas, much of the people problems would stand resolved.
They demanded that the higher authorities should take immediate notice of their problem and take action against the un-announced unavailability of sui gas.
On the other hand, the board of the directors of the Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) decided to appoint Mr Imran Farooqui as the Acting MD of the company.
He said that in view of the report the PM Imran has immediately removed the heads of Sui Southern and Sui Northern from their posts.