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Lully

1. Jean Baptiste , Italian name Giovanni Battista Lulli. 1632--87, French composer, born in Italy; founder of French opera. With Philippe Quinault as librettist, he wrote operas such as Alceste (1674) and Armide (1686); as superintendent of music at the court of Louis XIV, he wrote incidental music to comedies by Moli?re
2. Raymond or Ram?n . ?1235--1315, Spanish philosopher, mystic, and missionary. His chief works are Ars generalis sive magna and the Utopian novel Blaquerna
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Whose sleep hath been taken Beneath the cold moon, As the spell which no slumber Of witchery may test, The rythmical number Which lull'd him to rest ?"
The sun had set some time; the wind seemed to have lulled off after that furious blast which tore up the tree.
P.--(1) Keep her full head-on at half power, taking advantage of the lulls to speed up and creep into it.
However, there is always a cheering influence about the sea; and in my berth that night, rocked by the measured swell of the waves and lulled by the murmur of the distant surf, I soon passed tranquilly out of all consciousness of the dreary experiences of the day and damaging premonitions of the future.
In the lulls, Robert and his mother exchanged bits of desultory conversation.
She ate a great deal and afterward fell asleep herself, and Mary sat and stared at her and watched her fine bonnet slip on one side until she herself fell asleep once more in the corner of the carriage, lulled by the splashing of the rain against the windows.
While my companions wandered here and there gathering flowers and fruit I sat down in a shady place, and, having heartily enjoyed the provisions and the wine I had brought with me, I fell asleep, lulled by the murmur of a clear brook which flowed close by.
Summary: Guwahati (Assam) [India], Aug 31 (ANI): After a brief lull, heavy rains lashed Guwahati on Saturday morning, affecting traffic flow and leaving streets under sheets of water.
The fight momentarily gets into a few seconds of lull on what looked like a low blow from Broner.
Even though Yasir Shah took three wickets in quick succession to revive Pakistan's hopes for victory, the lull that followed soon after made the game quite uninteresting by the last over.
The threat of hot lava flowing down the slopes of the restive Mayon Volcano continues unabated even as the volcano showed a lull in activity during the past week.
Researchers say there weren't any large impacts on Mars during that lull, and it lines up with the histories of the rest of the inner solar system.