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a color varying from dark purplish brown to dark red

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Backers sent him off the 4-5 favourite to do so but his mount had plenty to do in the home straight and although Perle de Puce made inroads into the lead, Sam Thomas had kept something up his sleeve and stoked the winner up again to score by four lengths.
The jocular atmosphere that inspired the literary contest of La Puce is apparent in the collected poems.
Huang Xinhua, un cadre appartenant a la societe qui fabrique la puce, Shanghai Boxing Gene Chip Corporation, a declare a l'agence de presse Xinhua que cette puce pouvait deceler des graines de soja, du mais, du coton, des graines de colza ainsi que d'autres produits.
De son cote, Naouefel Jammali, president de la commission parlementaire des droits, des libertes et des relations exterieures chargee de l'examen dudit projet de loi, a indique que lors de la discussion du projet de loi en presence du ministre de l'Interieur, l'accent a ete mis sur la necessite de proceder a l'ajout d'un article permettant aux Tunisiens d'avoir acces a leurs donnees personnelles contenues dans la puce electronique et de fournir des garanties sur l'empreinte figurant dans la carte biometrique.
Gordon has joined one of his two daughters at the hairdresser for a shocking puce semi-permanent hair colour change.
THE Derby County steward approached me for the third time and, as his puce face hinted, diplomacy and manners were off the agenda.
Cowen's personal standing with his own voters, having just been made Taoiseach saved him from going from just being redfaced to turning puce.
It automatically reads the light and focal length, adds flesh colours, turns red eyes into black eyes, makes fat people thin, alters the colour of your sweater from puce to lavender, and warns you with a little red winking light if you've taken a shot that could provide marital disharmony or offend the relatives.
Another horse with possible Cheltenham aspirations is the Nicky Henderson-trained mare Perle de Puce.
A smart novice hurdler a couple of years ago when the claimed the scalp of Lingo, Perle de Puce can get her fencing career back on track in the EBF/Tattersalls (Ireland) Mares' Only Novices' Chase Qualifier.
Totesport Trophy, sponsors bet: 6-1 Al Eile, Penzance, 10-1 Chief Yeoman, Noland, 11-1 Natal, 12-1 Nous Voila, 18-1 Acambo, Arch Rebel, Briareus, Buena Vista, Desert Air, Only Vintage, 20-1 Royal Paradise, 25-1 Dom D'Orgeval, Manorson, 28-1 Dusky Warbler, 33-1 Caracciola, Cherub, Distant Prospect, Hawadeth, Tramantano, 40-1 Admiral, Perle De Puce, Whispered Promises, 50-1 Cloudy Grey, Miss Academy.
Although Perle de Puce made inroads into the lead De Blanc's jockey Sam Thomas had kept something up his sleeve and stoked the winner up again to score by four lengths.
In a sport still stagnating with stiff checked slacks and puce pullovers, Poulter's brash attitude is as refreshing as it is admirable.
After a successful debut over jumps at Naas in November, Lingo was beaten by Perle De Puce at Ascot.
Mr James went puce, slammed his book shut and fumed: ``Right, that's the last time I read you anything from the Mabinogion.