Savoyard


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a person who performs in the operettas of Gilbert and Sullivan

a resident of Savoy

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Drink prices match up to most of the smaller resorts in the Alps, meaning you can enjoy some apres ski in the village without choking in shock when the bill arrives, and food options range from no-frills pizza restaurants to traditional Savoyard offerings.
The topics include Jews and Protestants in the Savoyard state 1650-1750, millenarianism and tolerance, discrediting slavery from the Societe des Amis des Noirs to the Haitian Revolution, and the villain and whore as social evil in bourgeois society.
For Boone, Seyssel must be seen as a traditional military aristocrat in erudite clothing, a sword noble barred from the battlefield by his bastard birth and episcopal office, but no less committed to serving his French and Savoyard masters' military and political ambitions as best he could: a man more preoccupied by iron, blood, and power than by the contemplative life or classical culture.
Paris, Mar 4 (ANI): Francois Perol, French President Nicolas Sarkozy's Chief Economic Adviser, poked fun at British Prime Minister Gordon Brown's failed attempts to eat Savoyard Fondue, a French cheese dish laid on for him by Sarkozy and his wife Carla Bruni.
In his opposition, Williams presents alternative interpretations of the "Profession of Faith of the Savoyard Vicar" from Emile and of the general will.
Awakened by a Savoyard invasion in the dead of night, citizens of Geneva fought courageously, repelled the attackers, and saved their city from falling to Savoy in 1602.
That he was Savoyard and not French may have something to do with this, but Rebecca Boone's book puts his political ideas into the contexts of sixteenth-century European diplomatic, military, political, and humanist cultures in ways that help clarify both French and Italian history for the period.
There were the four Lusignans from Poitou, who were Henry's half-brothers, and the three Savoyard brothers, who were the uncles of his strong-minded wife, Eleanor of Provence.
This time he follows the Count di Cavour's plan for a unified nation under a Savoyard king.
In her last chapter she takes up the issues of enunciation raised by the Profession de foi du vicaire savoyard, developing the notion of 'vicariance' generally, and of the substitution of one voice for another in particular.
The most experienced Savoyard, Gillian Knight (Ruth), was the only one who veered toward mugging.
This was the calculation of the Savoyard dynasty, which attempted to punch above its weight by taking advantage of every passing opportunity.
Other highlights of the exhibit include ``The Laundress,'' ``Education of a Young Savoyard,'' ``The Wool Winder,'' ``The Spoiled Child,'' ``The Drunken Cobbler'' and ``The Angry Wife.
On the one hand, the Savoyard principality, situated on both sides of the Alps, looked toward France, the Empire, and Italy, which were also the main centers of interest of papal diplomacy.