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  • I usually get the donnee – the first idea, paragraph, scene – and then I have to sort out a whole heap of stuff to get any further.

    Interrogate the Author: Sylvia Kelso

  • I usually get the donnee – the first idea, paragraph, scene – and then I have to sort out a whole heap of stuff to get any further.

    Archive 2008-05-01

  • Gordon Brown has finally appeared on the Electoral Commission website as a regulated donnee.

    Archive 2007-05-01

  • If you're a regulated donnee it is a requirement, by law, to register any donations over £1000 from permissable donors with the Electoral Commission within 30 days of receipt of the donation.

    Archive 2007-08-01

  • Napoleon received the crown from the hands of the Archbishop of Milan, and placed it on his head, exclaiming, "Dieu me l'a donnee, gare a qui la touche."

    Complete Project Gutenberg Collection of Memoirs of Napoleon

  • My moral atmosphere is, anyhow, so foreign to me, a lewdness so obligatory that it hardly seems as if it were part of a moral donnee at all; and then his over-labored descriptions, and excessive explanations.

    Familiar Letters of William James II

  • The patient elaboration of after-years wrought into consummate expressiveness the donnee of that hour.

    Robert Browning

  • [258] Or, nous recevons par foi la grace de vivre saintement, et en la crainte de Dieu, en recevant la promesse gui nous est donnee par l'Evangile, savoir, que Dieu nous donnera son

    The Creeds of the Evangelical Protestant Churches.

  • It is true that there is a mention of a bodice for Eve, but probably the donnee of the play was after the Fall.

    Intentions

  • He had, this independent witness goes on to note, 'une generosite naturelle qui ne comptait jamais; il ressemblait a une corne d'abondance qui se vide sans cesse dans les mains tendues; _la moitie_, _sinon plus_, _de l'argent gagne par lui a ete donnee_.'

    Views and Reviews Essays in appreciation

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