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  • The fact that Neruda's œuvre is so difficult to view as a whole may also make it difficult to recognize what distances he has put behind him.

    Nobel Prize in Literature 1971 - Presentation Speech

  • Gao Xingjian was awarded the 2000 Nobel Prize for Literature "for an œuvre of universal validity, bitter insights and linguistic ingenuity, which has opened new paths for the Chinese novel and drama."

    A Discussion With Gao Xingjian

  • I mean, after all, this guy has text supported me through hors d'œuvre-filled law firm functions, and has read my ridiculous 4 a.m. submissions, occasionally not written in the most sober of states.

    Julia Neyman: Lifting the Inter-veil: How I Met My "Online" Fitness Coach, Face to Face

  • I mean, after all, this guy has text supported me through hors d'œuvre-filled law firm functions, and has read my ridiculous 4 a.m. submissions, occasionally not written in the most sober of states.

    Julia Neyman: Lifting the Inter-veil: How I Met My "Online" Fitness Coach, Face to Face

  • I'm not familiar with his œuvre beyond the three of four biggest hits, so I was a little puzzled when I heard him singing about the "ghosts of gay porn."

    There's good news and bad news—and it's the same news

  • Une œuvre dure et fascinante, dont on ne ressort pas indemne.

    pinku-tk Diary Entry

  • Nous dconseillons fortement la fabrication de tuiles de 6 mm d'paisseur vu les problmes de fragilit, mise en œuvre et mauvaise tenue aux vents violents.

    Chapter 12

  • _ [OE] uvre-Notre-Dame_, the revenues of which were originally under the direction of the bishops; but as they squandered them away «leaving the building to decay, » the chapter assumed their administration in 1263, after the war between the town and Walter of Geroldseck; however, the canons did no better and in 1290 the magistrate of the city was obliged to take back from them the management of the revenues.

    Historical Sketch of the Cathedral of Strasburg

  • _ [OE] uvre-Notre-Dame_; by comparing them with the pieces composing the new clock, one may judge of the progress of science and of the talents of the modern artist.

    Historical Sketch of the Cathedral of Strasburg

  • _ [OE] uvre_, employed only for keeping in good order and for repairing the Cathedral church, are still managed like other property that belongs to the city; the collector of the revenues is appointed by the city corporation, who also names the architect and sculptor of the _ [OE] uvre_.

    Historical Sketch of the Cathedral of Strasburg

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