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How he had passed the intervening months I do not know, but life must have been very hard, for Captain Nichols saw him first in the Asile de Nuit.
The Asile de Nuit is a large stone building where pauper and vagabond may get a bed for a week, provided their papers are in order and they can persuade the friars in charge that they are workingmen.
When the doors of the Asile de Nuit were closed to them, Strickland and Captain Nichols sought the hospitality of Tough Bill.
The Cuillere de Soupe and the Asile de Nuit were both closed to them, and their only sustenance was the wedge of bread which the Bouchee de Pain provided.
She kissed Edna upon the shoulder, and whispered: "Bonne nuit, ma reine; soyez sage.
The fierce Sir Hugh Calverley, with his yellow mane, and the rugged Sir Robert Knolles, with their war-hardened and veteran companies of English bowmen, headed the long column; while behind them came the turbulent bands of the Bastard of Breteuil, Nandon de Bagerant, one-eyed Camus, Black Ortingo, La Nuit and others whose very names seem to smack of hard hands and ruthless deeds.
The soldier made a low and humble acknowledgment for her civility; and Heyward adding a "Bonne nuit, mon camarade," they moved deliberately forward, leaving the sentinel pacing the banks of the silent pond, little suspecting an enemy of so much effrontery, and humming to himself those words which were recalled to his mind by the sight of women, and, perhaps, by recollections of his own distant and beautiful France: "Vive le vin, vive l'amour," etc.
Par derriere chez ma tante, Il y a un bois joli, Et le rossignol y chante Et le jour et la nuit.
Refugie dans le langage, juste [beaucoup moins que]nourri de la lumiere des mots et du vide qui le gonfle[beaucoup plus grand que], le poete fouille, creuse, traque jusqu'au bout de la nuit la moindre lueur de vie.
Selon le dernier bilan des manifestations pacifistes qui viennent de secouer la Tunisie, des unites de l'armee se sont deployees autour du siege de la delegation d'El Hamma apres que des jeunes ont envahi et saccage le local, au cours de la nuit de lundi a mardi.
For the past 11 years as we have experienced the magic of Nuit Blanche Toronto, the production of this unique event and its continued success has been achieved thanks to many private and public partnerships," said Councillor Michael Thompson (Ward 37 Scarborough Centre), Chair of the City's Economic Development Committee.
beaucoup moins que] Allah est temoin de l'incommensurable deference que nous vouons aux artisans de cette nuit benie (du 1er Novembre 1954) et a tous ceux qui ont suivi leurs pas et que nous apprecions a leur juste valeur leurs precieux sacrifices au service de la cause de leur nation et de leur peuple [beaucoup plus grand que], a souligne le general de corps d'armee Gaid Salah dans ce message destine aux elements de l'ANP.