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  • There was my ex-wife, of course, the woman who taught me the word Martinet could apply to women.

    Giles Slade: Bad Romance

  • A few discerning dealers in Paris, such as Martinet and

    IMPRESSIONISM IN ART

  • There was dust on the chest of drawers which held Peter's belongings, the cot was just as he had crawled out of it at daybreak, a horsewhip and blankets littered the floor, and the "Martinet" was so ashamed of the whole appearance of things that, after one hasty test with the handkerchief, he withdrew carrying the company with him.

    Dorothy on a Ranch

  • Mas Martinet is one winery to look out for, with a Grenache that on the nose is rich, with ripe, dark cherry and jammy notes.

    Spain's Second Act

  • Martinet described the comforting routine of serial socializing to be like a security blanket in the ever-changing configurations of our lives.

    Kari Henley: Reviving the Dinner Party and "Serial Socializing" - Real Friends Over 30

  • A hard core New Yorker, Martinet noticing that most of her friends were "socially regressing" by spending too much time networking online, less time in person, and operating under a fear that having friends over means hosting a gourmet blow out ala Martha Stewart and Rachel Ray.

    Kari Henley: Reviving the Dinner Party and "Serial Socializing" - Real Friends Over 30

  • "Our increasing social isolation feels like we've all 'gone to our rooms' and stayed there," said Martinet.

    Kari Henley: Reviving the Dinner Party and "Serial Socializing" - Real Friends Over 30

  • Contemporary sculpture will also play a role at Grosvenor in some tantalizing animal sculptures made from scrap by French artist Edouard Martinet.

    London Fairs Offer Diversity

  • He assures us that a woman who was attached to Martinet, mounted on his back, and was carried in an instant through the air to a place called the Nut of Benevento.

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • In shots like these, revitalized to the depths of their original color palette, you can understand why French critic Pascal Martinet author of the first-ever book on Bava's films called 5 DOLLS "a veritable symphony of blue."

    Archive 2007-09-16

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