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  • It is available with a silver "Clou de Paris" guilloché dial, in a steel or 18-carat rose gold case.

    Basel: A Sneak Preview

  • Among the white still wines, I adored the aromas of golden apple in the 2006 Domaine Sylvain Langoureau Saint-Aubin 1er Cru Le Sentier du Clou $NA.

    Archive 2008-02-01

  • Zach had gone away believing she would finish out her ten-day tour on the Puff Clou& But she couldn't bear to stay another minute in the Gahipagos knowing he was so close, yet so unreachable.

    Laura's Baby

  • “I went to the Clou Doré … I showed the photograph … Nobody recognized it.”

    Maigret on the Defensive

  • The duke of Orleance laie at the same time at saint Denis, with the more part of his armie, & the residue kept the towne of S. Clou, where a bridge laie ouer the riuer of S.ine.

    Chronicles (3 of 6): Historie of England (1 of 9) Henrie IV

  • The duke of Burgognie hauing the world at will (for the duke of Orleance immediatlie after the losse of saint Clou, departing from saint Denis, got him into the high countries) sent home the Englishmen with hartie thanks, and great rewards.

    Chronicles (3 of 6): Historie of England (1 of 9) Henrie IV

  • Pâris strikes the imagination by means of rebuses: an armchair garnished with clincher-nails will give "Clou, vis -- Clovis"; and, as the sound of frying makes "ric, ric," whitings in a stove will recall "Chilperic."

    Bouvard and Pécuchet A Tragi-comic Novel of Bourgeois Life

  • Leonardo da Vinci, full of years and discontented with his Italian patrons, accompanied Francis I. to France, and died in his arms at the castle of Clou, near Amboise, where he had fixed his residence.

    A Popular History of France from the Earliest Times, Volume 4

  • Now more than ever detesting all Society, and unable longer to endure a Place where she so much had suffer'd, so much had been betrayed, she pursued her Intentions of retiring to St. Clou.

    The Fatal Secret: or, Constancy in Distress

  • She remember'd, that in her Journey to Versailles, she had gone through a very pleasant, but solitary Place, called St. Clou, and being unknown to every Body there, told him, she thought she could not make a fitter Choice.

    The Fatal Secret: or, Constancy in Distress

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