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puissance

a competition in showjumping that tests a horse's ability to jump a limited number of large obstacles
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One, day about noon, happening to be at the Ti, I had lain down on the mats with several of the chiefs, and had gradually sunk into a most luxurious siesta, when I was awakened by a tremendous outcry, and starting up beheld the natives seizing their spears and hurrying out, while the most puissant of the chiefs, grasping the six muskets which were ranged against the bamboos, followed after, and soon disappeared in the groves.
Director Kevin O'Hare curates four mixed-rep programs: one leaning into the company's roots with ballets by Sir Frederick Ashton and company choreographers, another hand-picked by Jean-Marc Puissant (a frequent designer for the company), and two others constructed to showcase homegrown principals Edward Watson and Lauren Cuthbertson It's a rare chance to see members of the company on this side of the pond--not to mention in such an intimate theater.
Un processeur puissant, un ecran et des graphismes haut de gamme, un affichage personnalisable, un affichage tete haute integralement en couleur...
Yet the 130-some puissant artworks gathered for this show promise an incisive exploration of black female radicality in variegated forms--whether the mixed-media assemblages of Betye Saar or Faith Ringgold's silk screens of the people's flag or a costume from Lorraine O'Grady's 1980 performance Mile Bourgeoise Noire.
REDCAR 1.55 Puissant 2.30 Summer Stroll 3.00 George Bailey 3.30 Choisan 4.05 Kerbaaj 4.40 Broctune Papa Gio 5.15 Another Royal 5.45 Hydrant.
REDCAR: 1.55 Puissant, 2.30 Summer Stroll, 3.00 George Bailey, 3.30 Choisan, 4.05 Kerbaaj, 4.40 Broctune Papa Gio, 5.15 Another Royal, 5.45 Hydrant.
Suite a l'attaque terroriste survenue mercredi au Mont Chmbi qui a fait 15 martyrs, la CONECT presente ses condoleances les plus attristees aux familles des defunts et a tout le peuple tunisien priant Dieu le tout puissant de leur accorder son infinie misericorde.
La chute de l'ambitieux dirigeant, alors l'un des 25 membres du puissant Bureau politique du Parti communiste chinois, avait ete precipitee par son puissant bras droit, l'ancien superpolicier Wang Lijun.
If Bale stars again, we can look forward to Lawro hailing him as a coruscating, effulgent, incandescent, lambent and luminous talent with a left foot that is not only adroit and dexterous but also efficacious, puissant and unyielding.
He was Past Most Puissant Grand Master of the Most Puissant Grand Council of Royal and Select Masters of Connecticut, was Deputy Grand Governor for Connecticut, York Rite Sovereign College of N.