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  • n. Obsolete form of monster.


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  • At the desertes of Egyptes was a worthi man, that was an holy heremyte; and there mette with hym a monstre, (that is to seyne, a monstre is a thing difformed azen kynde both of man or of best or of ony thing elles: and that is cleped a monstre).

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

  • When he was with them, he believed in them, the ci-devant "monstre"; he never contradicted them, and he made them shine.

    The Thirteen

  • It would interesting to know what the "monstre sacré", Fr. Reginald Garrigou-Lagrange, OP, thought of De Lubac's "rehabilitation?"

    The Cardinal

  • This hit de monstre by Carl Douglas promised, insofar as the discipline demonstrates, that les beaux arts could accommodate kung fu pimping and produce knowledge-effects appropriate to discrete genres while accommodating the specificity of the cinema.

    Les Cahiers du Kung Fu Pimping Cinema

  • But even though ambition has soured and twisted her personality and comes perilously close to wrecking her daughter's life, you are at all times aware that Ms. Feldshuh's Mama Rose is a human being, not a Godzilla-like monstre sacré made of pig iron or solid brass.

    If Mama Was Human

  • Well, not precisely, although that is what the French are calling it—le monstre de mer.

    The Mistaken Wife

  • Puppy, the dog flower sculpture by Jeff Koonz, is able to show its personality even placed beside the Guggenheim monstre museum by Frank Gehry.

    Archive 2008-08-01

  • Et pourrait fournir, par un processus de déplacement ‘à nageoires sèches’, le passage dans le lack Okanagan, toujours en Colombie Brittanique, du monstre de Ogopogo.

    Archive 2006-09-01

  • Elle conviendrait beaucoup mieux, cepen-dant, pour décrire certains monstres de lacs tel Nessie, le célèbre monstre du Loch Ness.

    Archive 2006-09-01

  • Son héroïne a été maudite par la Mathychore et condamnée à l'immortalité elle doit nourrir le monstre semi divin en lui procurant des corps et des âmes généralement corrompues, les âmes, je veux dire.

    "Il s'agit sans doute d'une des plus belles créations de la sword and sorcery moderne."


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