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  • Instead of _vieux_, old, Joinville uses _veil_ or _veel_ (p. 132 C, _le veil le fil au veil_, _i. e._ _le vieux fils du vieux_); but in the nom. sing., _viex_, which is the Latin

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  • On this mantelpiece was a huge boule clock, two tall candelabra of Venetian glass, and two figures in vieux Saxe of a marquis and a marquise that filled us with delight.

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  • Mont-Tremblant is actually made up of three distinct small towns: the Mont Tremblant resort, a square-mile pedestrian-only village filled with upscale restaurants, bars, boutiques and ski lifts; the historic original village, known as the vieux, or old village, an 8-mile jaunt from the new village; and St. - Jovite, a tourist-oriented town now part of Mont-Tremblant that is known for auto racing.

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  • Robert, à cause d'une dispute avec sa femme laisse son "vieux" en robe de chambre et pantoufles au bord de l'autoroute.

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  • Au premier plan se superposent les vieux toits inégaux des maisons que l'on domine.

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  • Pink: chardron; cyclamen; flesh/nude; fuchsia; glycine; petunia; pink (qua pink); rose (32); salmon; shell, and vieux rose/vieux rose saxe;

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  • “Saxe” and “vieux rose saxe” constitute a knotty problem because on the one hand saxe has strong associations with Dresden china (in all its diversity of color and style), but, on the other hand, it also retained dynastic associations with the heraldic blue of the kings of Saxony.

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  • These are not necessarily inconsistent, so saxe must almost certainly belong with the blues, while vieux rose saxe cannot possibly be anything other than pink.

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  • WFB: Mon vieux , I will be filing three columns within the hour.

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  • France 5: Droit et prostitution: faut-il mieux encadrer le “plus vieux métier du monde”?

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