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a region of northeastern France famous for its wines

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The benefit night for Shadwell's play The Squire of Alsatia (1688) netted the playwright 130[pounds sterling], and popular plays on good nights might bring in 100[pounds sterling].
Over the last six months, Bertelsmann divisions have completed deals to acquire a piece of a Russian television network (REN TV), two retailers in France (Privat and Alsatia), a profitable TV station in the U.K.
German media company Bertelsmann announced on Friday (21 October) that it is to purchase the Alsatia Group, a bookshop chain based in France, in its second French bookshop chain acquisition this year.
Some have taken the phrase to refer to the imminent assumption of the religious habit: Seraphin Lenssen, 'Correction du menologe ou nouveau menologe?', Collectanea Ordinis Cisterciensium Reformatorum, 11 (1949), 147-48; Bernard de Clairvaux (Paris: Alsatia, 1953), p.
(10) Josipovici here refers to an anonymous work of the German school that was painted around 1470 and is exhibited in the Unterlinden Museum in Colmar, Alsatia (oral communication).
January 11th, Alsatia. [Omega.sup.2] ([[omega].sup.2]) Aquarii has a 9.9-magnitude companion 4.7[degrees] away in position angle 79[degrees].
The title page states that the poem was "Writ in The Playhouse the year 1685." A draft may indeed have been written at that time, but references to Behn's The Emperour of the Moon (March 1687) and Shadwell's The Squire of Alsatia (May 1688) prove that Gould added material to the poem and perhaps made other revisions as well.
Like the border country, Nigel's London embodies uneven development: the gothic spaces, along with the debtor's sanctuary in Alsatia, seem to belong to the past, while more open and public spaces belong to the modern.
Bernard of Clairvaux's Image of Womanhood," Cistercian Studies 24 (1989): 215-22; Edith Russel, "Saint Bernard et les dames de son temps," in Saint Bernard de Clairvaux, Editiones Alsatia Paris 6 (Paris: Commission d'histoire de l'ordre de Citeaux, 1953), 411-25.
Haecker expressed his firm faith through dialogue (with among others the Weisse Rose group), correspondence, writing for periodicals (especially Hochland and Ludwig yon Ficker's Der Brenner), lectures, and a series of outspoken publications, two in 1944 for Joseph Rosse's illicit resistance Alsatia Verlag based in Colmar.
Martin Battestin's footnote to the Wesleyan Edition identifies the Friars as Blackfriars, which is 'a few minutes' walk eastward from the Inner Temple' and 'a retreat for disreputable persons of all kinds'.(1) But it seems far more likely that the scene is White friars, popularly known as Alsatia, which immediately abutted the Inner Temple and was connected by a small gate.
Further eastwards towards the River Lea loop, lay the Orchard House district of Bow Creek, an area that was said to be inhabited by a piratical and predatory population and described as a sort of Alsatia for hereditary dock thieves.