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  • March daring bakers and the perfect party cake tete de moine - sandwich last minute easter deco truffes brioche centre piece of the month march

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  • C'est pour cela que la trinité bouddhique a fait appel au moine Genjyo Sanzô dans l'espoir de résoudre le problème.

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  • Marieta was sent to mix a powder to help her mistress sleep, another maid to fetch the moine, the bedwarmer and frame, to take the chill from Isolde's sheets, a third to stoke the fire already burning in the grate.

    Sepulchre

  • De Cypre, le moine Hayton ayant pass� � Poitiers, voulut y faire connoitre les m閙oires de son oncle, ainsi que les 関閚emens dans lesquels lui-m阭e avoit 閠�, ou acteur, ou t閙oin.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • Therefore is it a common proverb to this day, to give a man the monk, or, as in French, lui bailler le moine, when they would express the doing unto one a mischief.

    Five books of the lives, heroic deeds and sayings of Gargantua and his son Pantagruel

  • "Pretty -- yes; but she has the manners of a _petite moine_," said the

    The International Magazine, Volume 2, No. 2, January, 1851

  • Swooning, the king had just time to cry out: "_Ha! le mechant moine: Il m'a tué, qu'on le tue. _"

    Royal Palaces and Parks of France

  • Oi'd dropped off into a swate shlape afther thet chap made sich a row toomblin 'out ov his hammick thet wor next moine, bein' three sheets an 'more, faith, in the woind whin he come off from shore; an' I dramed ez how, Tom, we two wor aboord the _Active_, which Oi wor lookin 'over ounly yisterday whin Oi come by Pitch-House Jetty, where she's lyin' preparin 'for say.

    Young Tom Bowling The Boys of the British Navy

  • Allow me to till ye too, Monsieur Boisson, that if ye dare to hint at sich a thing ag'in whilst I'm in command of this ship, the ounly satisfaction ye'll ivver have out of me in the rap-here way will be a rap on the h'id wid this shtick of moine here, you recollict, joist to thry the stringth of y'r craynium, begorrah!

    The Ghost Ship A Mystery of the Sea

  • "Ain't happened to me before, but it has to pals o 'moine."

    Three Soldiers

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