billet doux


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a personal letter to a loved one expressing affection

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THE DEAL: Billet Doux, which sleeps two, costs PS610 for a week (July to September) including a bottle of wine with Sawdays.
The cafE[umlaut], as well as the Full Circle bookshop, play host to events related to books, music and arts frequently -- this evening, the publishing house is launching its new book, Amrita and Imroz: In the Times of Love and Longing, a collection of billet doux by the Punjabi poet/ novelist Amrita Pritam and her long-time companion, the artist Imroz.
The retired farm worker, 82, penned 98 billet doux to sweetheart Molly over several years as he travelled all over Europe as an agricultural machinery demonstrator in the late 40s and early 50s.
The four-page billet doux, which includes a heart pierced by an arrow, was found among thousands of manuscripts in the archives at Hatfield House.
Keevit Senior is upset because his son received a standard rejection letter from the college, not the more personal, tear-stained billet doux he anticipated.
Seven tunes are by Reinhardt himself, including the well-known Billet Doux, Souvenirs and Hungaria, with his very beautiful Nuages existing in two separate versions and giving the CD its title.
EVERY year, without fail, my friends at the DVLA in Swansea write a little billet doux, or love note, reminding me that the car's road tax is due for renewal and that I need a valid MOT certificate.
Then Emilie decides to send the billet doux to her mother Maddy (Nathalie Baye), who has been depressed.
In a world full of ghoulish collectors with more money than taste, it's amazing that Hewitt has been touting these billet doux around for so long without any luck.
Then Emilie has an idea - she can send the billet doux to her mother Maddy (Nathalie Baye), who has been depressed since the breakdown of her marriage.
Then Emilie has a brainwave - she can send the billet doux to her mother Maddy (Nathalie Baye), who has been depressed since the breakdown of her marriage.
Not a receipt for dinner hidden in his pocket, a careless phone bill or billet doux stuffed in a drawer but something more frighteningly intimate..
Another hoax letter from the same batch of notepaper sent to the PO box of the Anarchist paper Class War but, bizarrely, returned to me by the Post Office marked "Gone Away" was another copper's nark billet doux, this time from me to a top Scotland Yard detective called (honestly) Roy Ramm, then investigating the poll tax riot in Trafalgar Square.