girandole


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girandole

A branched light holder, either standing on a base or projecting from a wall.
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Io ho visto i mucchi di paglia dopo la trebbia, ho visto le ceneri dei fuochi votivi, ho visto le girandole nude dopo l'efflorescenza di pochi minuti, ho visto nei sentieri le ossa robuste e le mascelle delle carogne, ho visto l'albero lacerato dalla tempesta, le viti spampanate, le rose affrante, ho visto la brulla montagna e il carro delle immondizie l'ho visto ogni mattina girare per le vie al suono d'una sorda campana.
Girandole (Michael Stoute/Lester Piggott) beats a course record which has stood for 38 years when he takes the Goodwood Cup from Kambalda (Henry Candy/Philip Waldron).
lSuper Nova (Charlie Hall/Ernie Johnson), who will not go into a starting stall, takes advantage of the flag start for the Chester Cup before outrunning Girandole (Michael Stoute/Edward Hide).
Girandole (Michael Stoute) is an 8-1 chance, then it's
Autumn Cup, but their number does not include Inventory (Gordon Smyth/Willie Carson), who gets the better of Girandole (Michael Stoute/Ernie Johnson).
Anji (John Sutcliffe jnr/Terry McKeown) confounds pre-race plans that he should be held up by running far too freely, but this does not stop him springing a 20-1 surprise in the Ebor at York as he gets the better of Girandole (Michael Stoute/Ernie Johnson).
Girandole (Michael Stoute) and Dakota (Sam Hall) are two points longer and it is 12-1 bar.
Alice's great-grandmother's bronze and crystal girandoles were placed on either side of the cake.
It is quite lovely inside, rose damask and mirrors (the last governor stole a lot of mirrors and girandoles) and armchairs with cane seats, for coolness; the plaster work is very delicate, all regional things, palms, coffee trees, alligators, etc., and huge paintings of Guarani, sunrise on the river, etc.
It is lighted up upon the English plan, with lamps at the bottom of the stage, and girandoles at proper distances, with wax candles covered with glass shades, as in the verandahs, to prevent their extinction; the windows being Venetian blinds, and the free circulation of air delightfully promoted by their situation.
Huge pier glasses - long slim mirrors intended to hang on the wall between two tall windows and often echoing their shape - date from this period, many with girandoles for candles.