Violetta

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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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Yesterday she was talking about sachets a la violette; well, our French perfumers, you know very well, madame, for you have over and over again asked for it without success -- our French perfumers, I say, have never been able to procure this scent.
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.
Architectural and social historian Violette spotlights tenements (3,000 buildings) in Boston and New York in the nineteenth century.
The speech of Prime Minister Hariri came during a press conference held at the Grand Serail with the Minister of State for Economic Empowerment of Women and Youth, Violette Safadi, under the title "Let us talk law".
In "Violette Around the World: A New World Symphony!", young readers ages 9-12 are welcomed back to the wonderful world of the Circus of the Moon as it crosses the Atlantic to perform in the "New World" !
Jamie Lee Aitken, who plays characters Nosey Jane and Violette, said: "You get the excitement of coming in and seeing the actors in the space that they would have naturally lived in, like Summerlee's period cottages.
Lee & Associates announced Thursday that longtime industry professional David Violette has joined the commercial real estate services company's property management team as executive director.
The Violette bangle, for instance, is a festive vine on the wrist made of oval tanzanite, octagon-cut amethyst, oval pink tourmaline, rubies and diamonds set in yellow gold.
Violette, a 2013 biographical drama, is on the menu for Sunday.
Pickup trucks are as common as gay bashing, and there are no safe spaces for people like Violette Sinclair.
Petty has two daughters: Adria Petty, 42, and Kimberly Violette Petty, 35.
50ml Grey Goose Original, 20ml elderflower cordial, 20ml fresh lemon juice, 15ml Creme de Violette, 30ml champagne, violet flowers Half fill a collins glass with ice.