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Oliphant

Sir Mark Laurence Elwin. 1901--2000, British nuclear physicist, born in Australia
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(19) Roland's final act--blowing the slug-horn--faintly echoes the original Roland's grand, heroic blasts of the Olifant. "Geste" has become empty gesture that, rather than carrying forward a (nonexistent) epic narrative, instead returns us to the poem's multiply allusive title.
Nos amis de l'Olifant, magasin Parisien specialiste du cor, l'utilisent couramment.
The Sopkombuis choir in Xhosa traditional dress and led by Juliette Olifant, and a Khoi San performing group delighted festival guests with Afrikaans, Xhosa and English songs and their wonderfully rhythmic traditional dancing.
The Netherlands is not only home to Douwe Egberts, one of the industrys" great multinational coffee roasting firms, yet also to several other roasteries, from such highly regarded smaller companies as The Golden Box, Geels and De Olifant to major roasters like ICS and Drie Mollen.
(29) Jean-Charles Payen, 'Une poetique du genocide joyeux, devoir de violence et plaisir de tuer dans la Chanson de Roland' Olifant, 6 (1978-79), 226-36 (p.
He is attempting to narrate to an unnamed woman amanuensis the story of the last decade of his life, a story he is loath to admit revolves around his unacknowledged, unconsummated relationship with his mysterious comrade Dulcie Olifant. As the vague outlines of the story begin to emerge from the half- and misremembered fragments David can convey, we can deduce that Dulcie, a high-ranking officer of "coloured" descent, (1) has most likely been forced to serve as concubine for the male troops in the field; that she was tortured in the ANC-run prison camps in Angola; that her name appeared on a hit list; and that she may in fact have been killed, though whether by right-wing forces or as a result of power plays within her own organization is left murky.
Speer, "Wrestling with Change: Old French Textual Criticism and Mouvance," Olifant 7 (1980): 312.
Combine 11/2 ounces of raspberry vodka (Olifant) and Chambord, a splash of pineapple juice and a splash of cranberry juice in a cocktail shaker filled with ice and shake vigorously.
Land Systems will be upgrading an additional batch of Olifant MK1B Main Battle Tanks (MBTs) to Mk2 standard.
(58) Accompanying the expedition is Charlemagne's young nephew Roland, who, during the course of the poem, acquires the horse, sword, and horn (Viellantif, Durendal, and Olifant) that will figure so prominently in the later ambush at Roncevales.