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  • Chieftaine Sir Frauncis Drake, the one in the Baie of Cales vpon a great part of the enimies chiefest shippes the other neere the Islands vpon the great Carrack of the East India, the first (though peraduenture not the last) of that employment, that euer discharged Molucca spices in English portes: these (albeit singular and happy voyages of our renowmed countrymen) I omit, as things distinct and without the compasse of my prescribed limites, beyng neither of remote length and spaciousnesse, neither of search and discouerie of strange coasts, the chiefe subiect of this my labour.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation — Volume 01

  • Some sections of medieval wall still stand, and the major routes into the city proper are in the same positions as the ancient portals -- and indeed, are referred to as "portes" even when the ancient archway is no longer present (though in many cases the arch is still there, along with a good bit of wall).

    Dark Roasted Blend

  • Reprinted from Cave Canem VIII: Anthology 2003 feel better, bb. tags: hair mood: cranky media: Les Nubians - Les portes du souvenir

    chocolate chunk ice cream

  • It's a 'locking device' for casement windows and "porte-fenêtres". (in England, we call "portes-fenêtres" -- 'French doors')

    amusette - French Word-A-Day

  • I always think of that little picture of the rabbit posted on the Metro doors warning children to stay clear: "Ne mets pas tes mains sur les portes, tu risques de te faire pincer tres fort!"

    Metro Boulot Dodo - French Word-A-Day

  • Reprinted from Cave Canem VIII: Anthology 2003 tags: hair mood: cranky media: Les Nubians - Les portes du souvenir

    poem.

  • Here camisetas Palmeiras away strip manufactured by Adidas, after got a sources and comment from the Brazilian friends such Guilheme, Rodrigo SP, Joqo Vega, Renato, Verdao, portes and name not included here (thanx to you all).

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • Il a ouvert a tous ceux qui ne voient pas les portes du savoir.

    non-voyant - French Word-A-Day

  • Here camisetas Palmeiras away strip manufactured by Adidas, after got a sources and comment from the Brazilian friends such Guilheme, Rodrigo SP, Joqo Vega, Renato, Verdao, portes and name not included here (thanx to you all).

    Palmeiras 2009/10 Adidas away shirts in white

  • Il a ouvert a tous ceux qui ne voient pas les portes du savoir.

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