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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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It simply needs nurture, not neglect by metropolitan New Labour princelings.
Not content with the Rhine delta at the watery southern edge of his country, where he lived near Rotterdam, the francophile classicist Adriaen van der Werff enlisted the princelings of the German states as patrons of his choice and fastidious works.
These matings are of such economic importance they have to be worked out as carefully as any marriage involving medieval princelings.
It added: "The princelings have long posited that if the US doesn't support the House of Saud, it will end up with a radical Muslim replacement it likes even less.
In a context of vicious competition, where courtiers do the dirty work of very nasty princelings, being able to "represent the ability to deceive" (98) is as important as being able to deceive.
Surely, the Government is there to serve the people not princelings, isn't it?
By then, his sisters had all been married off to German princelings and the young Philip, when not at Cheam - the English prep school to which he would later send his own sons - was more or less left to fend for himself.
Perhaps we should celebrate the 21st century by sending the tumbrils to haul this irrelevant mob into exile where they can join all the other pathetic little princelings who have outlived their usefulness.
The poem "Christmas Wreath" is a good example of his emphasis and technique: "Dead doves will couple while / Ophelias sleep in the downbeds of black ponds and princelings of frost / have horses with clenched jaws bring on one more winter / to overwhelm us the ways the racing rains along the cold and / darkened St.
These influential princelings assure that the business operations of the PLA will have the government connections that are so important in China's corrupt system.
The extent to which some of these so-called Beijing princelings will go was illustrated by the appearance of Wang Jun, a suspected Chinese arms dealer, at a White House coffee chat with President Clinton.
Depending on how you define them, the princelings number anywhere from 5,000 to 100,000.
Here the philosophical scene, like the country itself, was an aggregate of principalities, presided over by such ruling figures as Kant, Fichte, Hegel, Schelling, Schopenhauer, and a score of other philosophical princelings.
The foreign reporting award recognized Bloomberg News' "Revolution to Riches" series that lifts the veil of secrecy on China's princelings, an elite class that has been able to amass wealth and influence because of their bloodline.
Operating under the radar were many princelings and their key associates.