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  • If it weren't so amusing, to see that tree stuffed, de guingois, into the umbrella stand like a wet parapluie, I'd scream!

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  • If it weren't so amusing, to see that tree stuffed, de guingois, * into the umbrella stand like a wet parapluie, * I'd scream!

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  • I'll buy you a parapluie not for the rain... but for the sun!

    larron - French Word-A-Day

  • Clare Shine meets James Thiérrée, whose show Au revoir parapluie runs in Paris through the end of the month: When the rest of us were falling off bikes, he was mastering the trapeze - along with the violin, several languages and much else.

    GreenCine Daily: Shorts, 5/14.

  • For those tempted to spin around a lamppost and sing in the rain, a custom-made umbrella from Swaine Adeney Brigg (which also supplies Prince Charles with his favorite silver-tipped parapluie) should do the trick.

    Styling in the Rain

  • After I got home, several hours later, I tried to calm down with the help of a Georges Brasssens ballad, "Le parapluie", sung by Yann Tiersen with a little help from Madame Sarko, alias Carla Bruni.

    Umbrella time, again

  • In the sleepy outskirts of Lorgues (southeast France) I park next to an open barn, leaving my parapluie* in the car before walking through a gentle rain, down the slippery moss-covered path to an old bastide* where an English painter and chef has built her nid d'amour* in one 'branch' of an old rectangular maison.

    frotter - French Word-A-Day

  • D'ailleurs dans la drawing life (qui est fait mais pas en ligne) on me voit sous un parapluie au pied du bat coaster ... et il pleut des chaussures!

    pinku-tk Diary Entry

  • J'espere que mon premier jour en librairie va bien s'passer ... * j'ai ouvert un parapluie chez moi tout a l'heure*

    pinku-tk Diary Entry

  • The well-mounted English dandy shows his sense by hoisting his parapluie; the French dragoon curls his mustachio at such effeminacy, and braves the liquid bullets in the genuine spirit of

    The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction Volume 10, No. 273, September 15, 1827

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