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  • Might it spur an arts renaissance (really a "naissance") on the Eastside?

    Crosscut

  • It was while reading a chapter called "The birth ..." or "La naissance de Jésus" to my daughter that I felt a lump in my throat and a sting in my eyes.

    French Word-A-Day:

  • I was ecstatic when I discovered my dad's naissance record in Sedan and my grandparents mariage record in Paris.

    livre d'or - French Word-A-Day

  • That the internet has not, and will not, touch off a third-world naissance of giant breakthroughs of innovation, is an embarassment to the egalitarians.

    Atoms, Bits, and Growth, Arnold Kling | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • By contrast, La naissance de Vénus was an homage to the old masters, suggesting eroticism without the overt suggestion of sex.

    Girls Go Postal! | Cabanel’s “The Birth of Venus”

  • A 15-year project, written by 398 scholars from 27 countries, it is edited by a Jesuit priest, Michael F. Saurez, and an expert in the English R.naissance, H.R. Woudhuysen.

    The Bible of Bibliomania

  • After a certain number of years it's no longer a birthday (un jour de naissance); it's a renaissance.

    How did I get here?

  • En son humble naissance la science ne put jamais se plaire

    Literary translation (English)

  • The irony (at least from where I stand) of all this is the naissance of this whole discussion is an accusation made from a blog comment; the ability and inclination to do so making the individual as privileged and narcissistic as the blogger themselves.

    Narcissus and Me | Her Bad Mother

  • It was while reading a chapter called "The birth..." or "La naissance de Jésus"

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  • haha! good point. Let's go to the naissance faire!

    May 23, 2009

  • You can't have a renaissance without one.

    September 28, 2008