Alais


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Alais:

see AlèsAlès
, formerly Alais
, city (1990 pop. 42,296), Gard dept., S France, in Languedoc, at the foot of the Cévennes Mts., on the Gardon River. Once noted for cloth and silk, its industries now focus on making machinery, electrical equipment, and hosiery.
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His idea was that since the smearing would always be in the direction the object is moving, it might help you see accurately which way it's going, Alais said.
Agreeing" to giving up Alais to Richard and making him heir, Henry dangles the carrot of freedom in front of Eleanor if she will give Aquitaine to John.
Of the two main characters, the 13th-century Alais is more interesting than her 21st-century counterpart, Alice, and you'll find yourself skimming the present-day chapters to return to the more richly-rounded past.
Alice is a modern girl volunteering on an archaeological dig in France, but somehow she also seems to be linked to a 13th-century teenager Alais.
Alais, is a 16-year-old girl living in Carcassone, then part of an independent land, who is caught up in the vicious 13th century crusade against the Christian sect known to history as the Cathars.
Alais is a 16-year-old girl living in Carcassone, then part of an independent land, who is caught up in the vicious 13th century crusade against the Christian sect known to history as the Cathars and entrusted with an age-old secret which those around her will do anything to possess.
Henry has one remaining son; he dotes upon the doltish John (Rafe Spall) but is loathe to bequeath his current mistress, Alais (Julia Vysotsky), the sister of France's young King Philip (Jonathan Rhys-Meyers), to any heir, something he feels he must do in order to maintain a hold upon her country.
To complicate matters, Henry's mistress Alais (JULIA VYSOTSKY) and her conniving brother, King Philip II of France (JONATHAN RHYS-MEYERS), are also attending the festivities.
Designer Karim Rashid: "There's a really nice chaise at Alais and, of course, I love all my work.
New Delhi, Mar 16 ( ANI ): The Supreme Court on Friday said that the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe has established as genuine the killing of top Maoist leader Cherukuri Rajkumar alais Azad and journalist Hemchandra Pandey by Andhra Pradesh Police in July 2010.
In the play, Henry invites his estranged wife Eleanor of Aquitane and his three sons, Richard, Geoffrey and John, to spend Christmas with him, his mistress Princess Alais and her brother, the young King Philip of France.