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Violetta

prosperous courtesan in fashionable Paris. [Ital. Opera: Verdi La Traviata in Benét, 1022]

Violetta

courtesan renounces her lover in order to save nis family from scandal. [Ital. Opera: Verdi La Traviata in Benét, 1022]
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The duke, however, wore about him a sachet a la violette, and I am sure that the one my wife has came from him.
They were Agnes la Herme, Jehanne de la Tarme, Henriette la Gaultière, Gauchère la Violette, all four widows, all four dames of the Chapel Etienne Haudry, who had quitted their house with the permission of their mistress, and in conformity with the statutes of Pierre d'Ailly, in order to come and hear the sermon.
The bravery medal along with four others belonging to Violette Szabo, who worked for the Special Operations Executive in occupied France, sold for PS260,000 within a minute of going on sale in central London.
WORLD War II heroine Violette Szabo's medals - including a George Cross - sold for PS260,000 yesterday.
I was horrified to learn secret agent Violette Szabo's Second World War medals, including the George Cross and Croix de Guerre, are being sold.
First published in 1956 and now republished by a publisher specialising in military history, Carve Her Name With Pride tells the inspiring story of Violette Szabo and her extraordinary secret missions for the British First Aid Nursing Yeomanry in World War II.
There's no shortage of familiar faces joining the cast, including Zoe Wanamaker as Russian Princess Marie de Bolotoff; Rosalie Selfridge is played by Kara Tointon and Kara's sister, Hannah, plays her sibling, Violette.
9 VIOLETTE (Martin Provost) An upbeat biopic about one of my longtime literary idols.
Sitting beneath an apple tree, Violette is having a vision.
Gripping trial scenes will be performed by a cast of professional actors led by Darlene Violette who portrays Mae West.
A self-described "craftsman" who makes a living by doing cabinetry work and making furniture, Violette liked to roam thrift shops and yard sales in the Portland area - where he lived before moving to Eugene in 2008 - and find old lamps from as far back as the 19th century.
Violette Expands His Current Role as CEO of Lighthouse Petroleum, Inc.