Definitions

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  • proper n. A surname.
  • proper n. Name of several French communes.

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Examples

  • In the summer, the town of Grez on the Loing River near the forest of Fountainbleu served as a retreat.

    Robert Louis Stevenson

  • He lived most of his life in the leafy lanes of Grez where he would sit in his garden listening to the songs of the birds, often translating their language into music.

    Delius: beauty in the ear of the beholder

  • Once settled in at Grez, Delius embarked on the series of remarkable works that secured his reputation.

    Delius: beauty in the ear of the beholder

  • The Delius legend became further enshrined by the arrival in Grez of the young organist and fellow Yorkshireman Fenby who – having learned of the plight of the crippled composer who still had so much music in his head but no means of writing it down – sent a letter to Delius offering to help in any way he could.

    Delius: beauty in the ear of the beholder

  • They thus walked on as far as the village of Grez.

    Scenes from a Courtesan's Life

  • Mademoiselle Clotilde de Grandlieu, taken on the highroad to Italy, close to the little village of Grez.

    Scenes from a Courtesan's Life

  • In Gallery 48 are also some good landscapes, -- Robert Vonnoh's "Bridge at Grez" and Cullen Yates '

    The Jewel City

  • But, since our mind has been turned in this direction by Mrs. Sanchez's book, it might be appropriate to add that one of the most thrilling moments in the crusade was a season of April days spent beside the green and stripling L.ing, in the forest of Fontainebleau region, visiting those lovely French villages where R.L. S. roamed as a young man, crowned by an afternoon at Grez.

    Pipefuls

  • One of the trio was sent over to Grez as a scout, to spy out the situation and report.

    Pipefuls

  • It was said that an American lady and her two children had arrived at Grez, and the young bohemians who regarded this region as their own sacred retreat were startled and alarmed.

    Pipefuls

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