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lying on the stomach with head raised with legs pointed forward

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At this point, the passage becomes purely descriptive in delineating the quality of the coat with its motto of the couchant lion and notes the absence of ornament on the helmet.
Scott's attention has been caught by an unusual word, surviving in northern English dialect only, for a mole, and he has then associated, in memory, the 'couching' lion and 'ramping' cat with beasts couchant and rampant in heraldry.
The star of the show was a Norwegian late 17th/18th century silver peg tankard, cylindrical with chased sprays, the shallow domed cover with flat centre engraved with contemporary armorials and couchant lion, claw and ball feet, later inscription and date (1927 to underside), which sold for PS8,300.
<<Oui, la Biche aime ce couchant. Elles aiment sa disparition dans le gouffre de l'horizon, assoiffees de ton sang, y compris et surtout et surtout celui de la nature morale.>> (Roumains deracines, p.
"Ces guerriers du soleil couchant, comme on les appelait, se sont illustres par leur courage, leur devouement et leur abnegation dans la defense de la liberte, la democratie et la dignite humaine", a souligne l'ambassadeur du Maroc aux Pays-Bas, Abdelouahab Bellouki, rappelant que 85.000 combattants marocains, repondant a l'epoque a l'appel de Feu SM Mohammed V, ont contribue a la victoire des allies sur le nazisme et le fascisme.
Des la tombee de la nuit, a la lumiere rasante du soleil couchant, allez dEner dans l'un des restaurants de la vieille ville, a l'instar du tres traditionnel Cafe Al-Fishaoui, frequente pendant de longues annees par l'ecrivain feu Naguib Mahfouz, prix Nobel de Litterature 1988.
They made plans to visit, highlighting areas they thought would be worth exploring, and, after a three year search, stumbled on La Legue du Couchant - a converted barn 30 kilometres from Bergerac.
He mentions in passing that two of Corot's salon paintings of 1852, Le Repos: Paysage and Soleil Couchant: Paysage, are "poetic morning visions in the manner in which Corot would be accustomed to from then on." (16) The implication of this suggestive comment is that Corot's change in style was certainly evident but was not the result of an overt or explicitly evident critical shift on the artist's part.
II semble qu'au soleil couchant, le ciel qui se craquelle se reprenne un instant a croire a son bleu.
Like Flaubert, Balzac captures the banality of Veronique's extremes through series of implausible plurals--all sunsets are magnificent, all mornings are drenched in dew: "Elle demanda par les soirees chaudes le bras de son vieux pere, et ne manqua plus une promenade au bord de la Vienne ou elle allait s'extasiant sur les beautes du ciel et de la campagne, sur les rouges magnificences du soleil couchant, sur les pimpantes delices des matinees trempees de rosee" (Balzac 26).
When next you look for me, I will be the guy with the silk ascot, third from the left at the Plaza Bar, fly open, elbow couchant, geules vert, head on wrist, falcon moribund, lion toothless in left quadrant, motto: Sic Transit Gloria Swanson.
Et, quand je bois des vins de mes vignes de l'Armagnac, je crois voir, a travers un couchant d'or, l'horizon de la lande et des forets bruler dans le soir.
Lina Navickaite-Martinell (Vilnius: AJSP Printing, 2010), 375-83.--Sara ZAMIR and Juliette HASSINE, "Reading Liszt's Harmonies du soir through the soleil couchant (Sunset) Theme in French Romantic Poetry," Journal of Music and Meaning 7 (Fall-Winter 2008, http://www.musicandmeaning.net/): section 5.