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Almanach de Gotha

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  • According to the "Almanach de Gotha," the appropriations for the army of France, during the year of peace before the war, were

    The Duel Between France and Germany

  • When the coalition government gets around to deciding what to do with the House of Lords, chances are that hereditary peers will be made redundant anyway, and their titles will then become no more serious than the European ones in the Almanach de Gotha, which British milords have always found laughable.

    Peerless Titles

  • In fact, The Almanach de Gotha, with its heavily researched, in-person verifications of title and peerage, became an indispensable tool for those seeking to ratify their status as heirs in later generations.

    Shaking the Family Tree

  • In fact, The Almanach de Gotha, with its heavily researched, in-person verifications of title and peerage, became an indispensable tool for those seeking to ratify their status as heirs in later generations.

    Shaking the Family Tree

  • He was a very gentle and gracious youth, with what are called cultivated tastes — an acquaintance with old china, with good wine, with the bindings of books, with the Almanach de Gotha, with the best shops, the best hotels, the hours of railway-trains.

    The Portrait of a Lady

  • Almanach de Gotha accords a few lines passed in procession for days on end through his mind.

    The Captive

  • You will find lists of names, U.S. and Eurotrash, drawn from the Forbes "400," The Hollywood Reporter, the Almanach de Gotha and Debrett's, and the Monrovia shipping registry, as well as others identifiable only as brass plaques outside the offices of Lichtenstein and Guernsey lawyers.

    Vanity Fair Tours Brown, Approves of Shenanigans

  • He passed the Papeterie Roman, where he amused himself by reading names straight out of the Almanach de Gotha on visiting cards or engraved invitations.

    Maigret Hesitates

  • Her intention being, as she had candidly informed Dumas, to "hook a prince," she studied the _Almanach de Gotha_, and familiarised herself with the positions and revenues of the various "notables" accorded niches therein.

    The Magnificent Montez From Courtesan to Convert

  • Almanach de Gotha and princesses of the footlights, and even of the

    Lippincott's Magazine, October 1885

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