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  • Reminds me of the romantic song chapha bole naa ... chapha chale naa where the lover calls his muse a champa flower and tries to seduce her.

    Produce from Thal ( Thal Part VII )

  • Reminds me of the romantic song chapha bole naa ... chapha chale naa where the lover calls his muse a champa flower and tries to seduce her.

    Archive 2007-05-01

  • Depuis des années j'ai un immense chale noir en tissu que j'enroule avec une enoooorme et epaisse echarpe pour me tenir chaud mais voila que j'ai perdu cette fameuse echarpe (en plus je l'adorais j'suis deg) et mon chale a un gros trou au milieu ...

    pinku-tk Diary Entry

  • Where, how, and when had this young countess, educated by an emigree French governess, imbibed from the Russian air she breathed that spirit and obtained that manner which the pas de chale would, one would have supposed, long ago have effaced?

    War and Peace

  • Sometimes the best of the pupils, of whom Natasha, who was exceptionally graceful, was first, even danced the pas de chale, but at this last ball only the ecossaise, the anglaise, and the mazurka, which was just coming into fashion, were danced.

    War and Peace

  • Sometimes the best of the pupils, of whom Natasha, who was exceptionally graceful, was first, even danced the pas de chale, but at this last ball only the ecossaise, the anglaise, and the mazurka, which was just coming into fashion, were danced.

    War and Peace

  • French governess, imbibed from the Russian air she breathed that spirit and obtained that manner which the pas de chale * would, one would have supposed, long ago have effaced?

    War and Peace

  • Before we left, the Ranee sent three rupees to buy a yard of chale and some gloves, accompanying them with a present of white silk, etc., for Mrs. Campbell, to whom the commission was intrusted: a singular instance of the _insouciant_ simplicity of these odd people.

    Himalayan Journals — Complete

  • It often happened that a lady in the blood-stained dress of her mother danced with the son of the man who had delivered her mother to the guillotine; that a son of a member of the Convention of 1793 led, in the minuet, the graceful "pas de chale," with the daughter of an emigrant marquis.

    Empress Josephine An historical sketch of the days of Napoleon

  • He was himself very old and ill when he set out from Meerut; and the journey is said to have shaken him so much that he found his end approaching, and sent a messenger to the princess in these words: 'Ayâ torê, chale ham'; that is, 'Death came for thee, but I go in thy place'; and he told those around him that she had precisely five years more to live.

    Rambles and Recollections of an Indian Official

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