girandole


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girandole

A branched light holder, either standing on a base or projecting from a wall.
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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 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.
In effect its value is a diamond of infinite psychic and erotic significance, in that the single diamond extracted from Anastasie is the symbolic precursor of the full set of family diamonds--bracelets, girandoles, colliers, diademes (988-89)--that will enter, four years later, "la chambre humide et sombre de l'usurier" (987).
Agonie mortelle qui se fait l'echo du feu d'artifice meurtrier de "Pyrotechnie" ainsi decrit: "C'etait de nouveau un feu d'artifice, mais chaotique, fou, une ardente melee ou l'on entrevoyait des cascades, des chandelles romanes, des ailes de moulin, des soleils, des girandoles noyes dans un gachis d'enfer" (106).
Among the highlights this year is an extremely rare--possibly even unique--set of four George I japanned girandoles attributed to the Clerkenwell cabinetmaker, Giles Grendey (1693-1780; Fig.
The use of plate mirror glass first made its appearance in the late 17th Century in wall mirrors and girandoles (ornate candle sconces with mirror backs).