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a petty or insignificant prince who rules some unimportant principality

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a young prince

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But Xi was not the only persecuted princeling to join the Party and rise through the ranks.
It is interesting to note that the three leaders who received the lowest number of votes for alternate membership in the Central Committee in the past three Party congresses were princeling Xi Jinping in the 15th Party Congress in 1997, You Xigui (Jiang's bodyguard) in the 16th Party Congress in 2002 and Jia Ting'an (Jiang's mishu) in the 17th Party Congress in 2007.
The Song of Achilles is a love story between exiled princeling Patroclus and son of a goddess Achilles, the Guardian reported on Wednesday.
And when inappropriate contacts between Hunt's office and Murdoch princeling James were revealed it was not Hunt who got the chop but one of his underlings.
And he'd say to me, "Roy, the princeling is in high dungeon.
The idea that some cosseted princeling could invent the world's most popular snack is bunkum of the highest order.
Surprisingly, the buyer appears not to have been some new-monied oligarch or princeling but seasoned, London-based buyer Lily Safra.
If your party's a large one, paying the bill will require the resources of a minor princeling ($65 per adult, $40 each for kids four to 12), but you'll be hard-pressed to find better value for the money.
According to Nichols (Washington correspondent for The Nation), the answer to that question is not the figurehead princeling, George W.
12) The events that Horatio will be called upon to give some account of include the murder of a harmless old man, the psychic destruction of his daughter, the ruthless elimination of a pair of ineffectual but well-meaning students from Wittenberg, the extermination of the royal house of Denmark, and the consignment of an entire nation into the hands of a foreign princeling, all of which are to be laid more or less directly to Hamlet's charge.
Today, though, the rich person would not be a generic magnate or Hellenistic princeling but a corrupt official of a ruling party.
In the early 1820s, however, there was no indication that Beddoes would end up as a perpetual student, shifting from one medical faculty to another, living on his English rentier income and agitating against whichever crusty German princeling or puppet whose dominions he happened to be living in--protected from serious harm by his English passport, for the worst that ever happened to him was deportation.
Each of the running boys, like the princeling seated in the cart they pull, is charmingly individualized but not so much as to challenge the tradition of ideal, Allah-created archetypes.
All the Shi'a, except perhaps young Muqtada Sadr, are courting Sistani to get his blessing--but he has yet to decide which princeling he will support.
Conservative subscribers apparently couldn't get enough of this ingenious and musically sophisticated updating of the Russian classic, with its male swans and its deeply touching relationship between an affection-starved princeling and the feathered leader of the pack.