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Classical myth a woman participant in the orgiastic rites of Dionysus; bacchante
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(17.) On September 23, 1793, a revolutionary French paper, Feuille du Salut public, derided militant revolutionary Claire Lacombe by likening her to a Bacchante who needed to be rehabilitated: "The woman or girl Lacombe is finally in prison, and out of harm's way; this counter-revolutionary bacchante no longer drinks anything except water, she is known to have been very fond of wine and she was no less fond of food and of men...." It was Lacombe's gravest of violations, the transgressing of female propriety, that led the revolutionary writer of the paper to label her "counter-revolutionary"; the rhetoric of intoxication was readily available to him as he formulated his admonishment.
Robert Carter stood out with an accomplished performance, dancing the part of Bacchante with ease.
Then Thomas set that large musical box to playing and then Cornelia put a light into an immense and superb alabaster vase nearly three feet high with the head of a Bacchante sculptured upon it."
He accompanied the iconic French actress Jeanne Moreau to gala events when they served together on the jury of the Cannes Film Festival in 1995 ("I fondly recall whispering to Jeanne Moreau, 'More free food!' every time we had to attend black-tie dinners"), and he participated in the "wonderfully insane dinner party salons that the late Roddy McDowell used to give for the most bizarrely mixed guest list ever." In his new memoir Role Models (Farrar, Straus & Giroux), a hilarious tribute to a select roster of his quirky heroes--from crooner Johnny Mathis to ex-Manson family bacchante Leslie Van Houten--Waters sounds a bit like a queer George Carlin chilling out over a dry martini.
infatuated Indian warrior, Morrheus, dreams of the elusive Bacchante,
On a poorly executed oinochoe from the Etruscan site of Volterra, the painter depicted a bacchante and a nude youth on the vessel's belly, while on the neck is an image of a maenad looking left and rushing right.
(they were all there during the last two years' reunions): Agincourt, Albion, Arethusa, Ark Royal, Bacchante, Blackcap, Bronington, Collingwood, Decoy, Devonshire, Diamond, Dolphin, Eskimo, Gambia, Glamorgan, Jutland, Leander, Mauritius, Newcastle, Penelope, Sirius, St George, Tiger, Urchin, Ursa, Warrior, Zest and oh so many more...
Glowing reports from the Bonton and a need to be seen perched on one of Hope's classically-inspired chairs, dressed like a Greek hero or a bacchante, made Hope the arbiter of taste for the moneyed class whose purses were bottomless.
He was commanding officer on HMS Bacchante and Newcastle and served during the Cold War.
Here are a few we have already: HM ships Ark Royal, old and new, Bacchante, Bermuda, Caprice, Dundas, Eagle, Gambia, Harrier, Kenya, Lincoln, Newfoundland, Protector, Ranpura, St Vincent, and Superb.
Definite articles, deictics, and direct object pronouns replace the absent images: ce que nous contemplons ici; ce cuisinier-patissier trousse par une bacchante; cette jolie jeune femme; vous la regardez; les bas rayes; le buste et les seins.