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  • While in St. Petersburg, she had given him money to buy some gift for Anna, so he planned to take both of them many beautiful things, and _une cave de parfums_ as a gift _de nez a nez_.

    Women in the Life of Balzac

  • In their sixth Premier League season Wigan ought to have no particular fear of a newly promoted club, but Martínez is in charge of the side that collapsed at home on opening day to hand Blackpool an unexpectedly emphatic 4-0 victory as a welcome to the top flight.

    Wigan's Roberto Martínez feels more English than Spanish

  • Martínez is loyal in turn, not just to Wigan but to English football, which is all he has known since the age of 22.

    Wigan's Roberto Martínez feels more English than Spanish

  • Martínez is missing a very important point here - although it is not the subject of his post.

    Beware Of Adjectives

  • Now 35 and living in Atlanta, Georgia, Martínez is grateful for the opportunities that he has had as a commercial photographer, saying that his techniques have improved as a result of those experiences.

    Living Memories

  • Puerto Jiménez is scratched out of the rain forest: Monkeys hop from tree to tree, all stripes of butterflies and birds fill the sky, and ground sloths slink along at a snail's pace.

    Trip Report: Deep Sea Fishing off the Coast of Costa Rica

  • Martínez is of local origin and has become quite well known throughout Mexico.

    Cuatro Ciénegas, Coahuila

  • I cite the statement of a Swedish journalist on being informed of the Nobel Prize in Literature for this year: Juan Ramón Jiménez is a born poet, one of those who are born one day with the same simplicity with which the sun's rays shine, one who purely and simply has been born and has given of himself, unconscious of his natural talents.

    Nobel Prize in Literature 1956 - Presentation Speech

  • By the way, your difficulty about the pince-nez is cleared up.

    Whose Body?

  • 21, 1916 Juan García Jiménez is born in Ometepec, Guerrero.

    Mexico this month - March

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  • french for 'nose'--reverse of 'zen'

    December 16, 2006