fleur-de-lis

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While lampooning Prime Minister David Cameron with a cartoon showing him tipping Britain's tourism and industry into the gleeful arms of France and Germany, Newcastle International chiefs say their message - that a rise in air passenger duty (APD) in April would cripple the UK's economy - is a serious one.
Forlan should have done better with an angled freekick in the 64th minute, but instead sent a tame effort into the grateful arms of France keeper Lloris.
The Waddesdon paintings closely match contemporary accounts of the decor, which included pilasters of light lapis lazuli inlaid with gold, the arms of France supported by winged and trumpeting figures, mirrors in gilded frames below painted scenes of putti holding lilies, a frieze with swags of roses held up by more putti--all topped with layers of elaborate arches and a 'woven' (tessuto) ceiling with festoons of naturalistically coloured roses.
Here a column was made ready, bearing the arms of France.
A banner proclaiming the "noble trinity" of King, mother and sister, one in desire, is held over the Arms of France by seraphim in a scene presided over by the infant Christ and a host of angels.