The important point for the jurist is that these aristocracies were universally the depositaries and administrators of law.
"Ancient Law" by Sir Henry James Sumner Maine
But life can progress only by means of the living, which are its depositaries.
"Creative Evolution" by Henri Bergson
Before the suppression of the friars, the convents were the great depositaries of this species of treasure.
"Roman Catholicism in Spain" by Anonymous
These depositaries are very liable to be infested with weasels, and various kinds of insects.
"The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches," by Mary Eaton
The Dublin Savings Bank became the trusted depositary of the money.
"Ireland as It Is" by Robert John Buckley (AKA R.J.B.)
The peril of his position, as the depositary of the innermost secrets of the king, could not have escaped his acute mind.
"Blackwoods Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 59, No. 366, April, 1846" by Various
The proper department to be made the depositary of this important power would seem to be the judicial.
"Concerning Justice" by Lucilius A. Emery
Of her secret I was the sole depositary; and from that hour to this, in which I write, it has never escaped my lips.
"Confessions Of Con Cregan An Irish Gil Blas" by Charles James Lever
A young lady is not always the safest depositary of such secrets, or the wisest and most sound adviser.
"Tales from "Blackwood," Volume 2" by Various
Hearts are the depositaries of secrets, lips their locks, and tongues their keys.
"Arabian Wisdom" by John Wortabet
Trico Marine Services Inc filed with US regulators to sell on occasion up to $150 million in common and preferred stock, depositary shares, debt securities, guarantees and warrants.
IT services firm Infosys Ltd, the first Indian company to list on Nasdaq, will shift its American Depositary Shares to the NYSE Euronext in a move it said is intended to increase access to the stock for European investors.