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  • (Mistral translates, “serres comme deux jumeaux.”)

    Frederic Mistral

  • Morbid states of passion, the hectic bloom of fever, heady perfumes of the Orient and the tropics; the bitter-sweet blossom of love; forced fruits of the hot-house (_serres chaudes_); the iridescence of standing pools; the fungoidal growths of decay; such are some of the hackneyed metaphors which render the impression of this neo-romantic poetry.

    A History of English Romanticism in the Nineteenth Century

  • In children under two years of age, he simply turns this back over the free edge of the integument; in children over two years of age, he uses serres-fines.

    History of Circumcision from the Earliest Times to the Present Moral and Physical Reasons for its Performance

  • Flore des serres et des jardins de l'Europe and articles from

    Museum Blogs

  • Les griffes ou serres de vautour données à Georges indiquent sa rapacité et la queue de dindon annonce sa betise.

    BibliOdyssey

  • Je me hâtai de rejoindre ma mère, Jacques et la vieille Annou qui étaient à l’autre bout du bateau, et nous voilà tous les quatre, serres les uns contre les autres, sous le grand parapluie d’Annou, tandis que le bateau se rangeait au long des quais et que le débarquement commençait.

    Le Petit Chose (part 1) Histoire d'un Enfant

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