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Décima

 

or espinela (named after the 16th-century Spanish poet V. Espinel, to whom its creation is ascribed), a fixed stanzaic form of ten lines that rhyme abbaaccddc. The classical poetic rules for the décima require a stop (period) after the fourth and sixth verses; the first quatrain contains the statement of the theme, the last its resolution, and the two lines in between serve as the transition. It is widely employed in Spanish poetry, including in the verse form called the gloss. In Russian versification the rhythmic pattern of the décima is most accurately rendered by trochaic tetrameter.

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4a voz Marucha, veni decime que pasa, que estoy afuera.
Baptismalibus ecclesiis decime dari debent De decimis iusto ordine non tantum nobis set etiam maioribus uisum est plebibus tantum ubi sacrosancta baptismata dantur debere dari.
L'executif du District lui demande en effet de demissionner pour diriger plutot le college biblique, qui a ete decime (14) : a peine cinq etudiants sont restes a la suite de la division causee par la controverse.
per sostenar le nostre misere famiglie ci conviene ricever denaro dall nostri padroni sopra il grano et altre biade e nel raccolto levando primo essi la loro portione e pagati poi li nostri debiti rimaniamo solamente con la sola semina e ben scarso si che quando havessime hora da condur quello che v'e l'ordine, restarebbero le campagne negre con discapito grandissime di noi miserabili de nostri patroni, e non poco pregiuditio riceverebbe il publico sopra le decime.
Chapters 2 and 3 deal with specific kinds of documents, the decime (census figures collected from 1564 under an edict by Paolo II) and the condizioni (financial data).
There are some peculiar judgments, especially on Haitian history and sociology, presented with minimal explanation, such as "Ce sont les trente ans d'occupation milicienne duvalieriste (et non les dix-neuf ans d'occupation militaire americaine) qui ont decime Haiti" (as if Duvalier were not a product of the Americans).
These figures are taken from ASV, Dieci savi sopra le Decime, busta 419, S Marco (1661).
alla Sanita', Busta 568, Decime, where there are only one or two landladies in all of the Castello].
In 1796, Recamier modelled for the profile of Liberty that Dupre designed for the five-centime and decime coins; sometime after 1800, David painted the same woman's portrait, which now hangs in the Louvre.
Le secteur touristique tunisien, une source importante de devises, a ete decime par quatre grandes attaques terroristes et les tensions sociales s'exacerbent sous l'effet d'une faible activite economique et d'un chomage eleve, a l'origine d'un cercle vicieux difficile a briser.
Soutenus par leurs fideles supporters, les coequipiers de Rahmani ont demontre qu'une equipe de football peut progresser, meme avec un effectif decime.
L'essentiel c'est que nous allons avoir les consequences d'une campagne agricole sinistree, un cheptel qui risque d'etre decime, le risque de l'exode rural et un moral des plus bas dans le monde rural.