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  • Les écailles minérales des dentelles de Montmirail puis le sommet toujours blanc de notre "Géant de Provence" ajoutent une lumière à l'ensemble.

    rubrique - French Word-A-Day

  • N. Jenson, 1476, 2 vol. in fol.: _avec miniatures, relié en mar.r. doublé de tabis, dentelles et boîtes_: IMPRIME SUR

    Bibliomania; or Book-Madness A Bibliographical Romance

  • Officium beatæ Mariæ virginis cum calendario; in 4o.mar. r. dentelles.

    Bibliomania; or Book-Madness A Bibliographical Romance

  • La version dentelles à partir de dentelles anciennes ...

    Tempus fugit

  • a constant parallel between the style of wars in Europe and the style of love in the same period: hand to hand combat and the group tournament correspond to courtly love; war in laced costume (guerre en dentelles) corresponds to the facile, passionless love of the eighteenth century; the revolutionary battles of Bona - parte and national wars of the nineteenth century to the passionate kind of love let loose again by romanti -

    LOVE

  • "And, Miss Eyre, so much was I flattered by this preference of the Gallic sylph for her British gnome, that I installed her in an hotel; gave her a complete establishment of servants, a carriage, cashmeres, diamonds, dentelles, etc.

    Jane Eyre: an autobiography, Vol. I.

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  • (n) an ornamental tooling like lace

    November 7, 2009