Daniel Markey is the senior fellow for India, Pakistan and South Asia at the council on Foreign Relations.
Someone had complained, the woman from the council office explained through tears.
Summed up New York City council Speaker Christine Quinn: the man is “out of his mind … out of his ever-loving mind.”
But on Tuesday Putin asked the council to repeal the authority it had given him and on Wednesday it did just that.
council board representatives defending the sales claimed that only 10 percent of the girls camped.
The council, in answer, reiterated their orders for him to begone.
What the colony looked for was, that every man who went into the council would do his duty.
The shade of Deer at once went to the council of birds and animals.
There they sat down around a council table, and there they divided the spoils.
He was to go home with them and the council of war would decide about that.
early 12c., from Anglo-French cuncile, from Old North French concilie (Old French concile, 12c.) "assembly; council meeting; body of counsellors," from Latin concilium "group of people, meeting," from com- "together" (see com-) + calare "to call" (see claim (v.)). Tendency to confuse it in form and meaning with counsel has been consistent since 16c.
spoken of counsellors who sat in public trials with the governor of a province (Acts 25:12). The Jewish councils were the Sanhedrim, or supreme council of the nation, which had subordinate to it smaller tribunals (the "judgment," perhaps, in Matt. 5:21, 22) in the cities of Palestine (Matt. 10:17; Mark 13:9). In the time of Christ the functions of the Sanhedrim were limited (John 16:2; 2 Cor. 11:24). In Ps. 68:27 the word "council" means simply a company of persons. (R.V. marg., "company.") In ecclesiastical history the word is used to denote an assembly of pastors or bishops for the discussion and regulation of church affairs. The first of these councils was that of the apostles and elders at Jerusalem, of which we have a detailed account in Acts 15.