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  • With the aid of dealers, auctioneers, and other slightly dubious middle-men, the Prince Regent spent a lifetime picking off these limping antelopes at the edge of the luxury herd: exceedingly rare Sèvres models with royal (usually French) provenance; dessert services, loopy garnitures, wacky covered vases, and intricately perforated jars for pot-pourri, and thousands of other vessels that were disbursed as a direct result of the French Revolution.

    Sèvres

  • The latest pot-pourri by the cricket‑loving jester/thesp Michael Simkins The Last Flannelled Fool, Ebury £11.99 will also cheer your winter.

    William Hill must be brought to book for sport prize's lack of joy | Frank Keating

  • Such a perfect pot-pourri of political illiteracy and unrepentant misogyny would be difficult to invent.

    Archive 2009-12-01

  • What was once a small Indian village is presented as a pot-pourri of contrasting sights and sounds.

    Montreal by Night

  • The obvious example is the use by Accelerated Learning enthusiasts of stress balls, pot-pourri, Mozart and the like.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • Where I am not convinced is that it pays to stimulate as many of the senses as possible, even when those senses are not relevant to the context in which the skill will be applied, e.g. with the aid of stress balls, pot-pourri and Mozart.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • One of the major recommendations of accelerated learning is that teachers create a multi-sensory environment for learning - that's why you'll increasingly see stress balls, posters, pot-pourri and Mozart in the classroom.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • This is a pot-pourri of books that I have enjoyed reading.

    Archive 2007-02-01

  • They are not furry people and opponents of it are driven by a bizarre pot-pourri of class resentment half baked pseudo religion and general wetness.

    The Hunters Hunted

  • Just now I put some scented geranium in the pot-pourri bowl at the door and it will mingle with lavender and his warmth and wonderfulness will greet friends at my front door.

    gillpolack: Why is sleep so important? Because when

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