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namesake Sentence Examples

  • I hope I shall see you and my beautiful namesake some time.

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  • The last of the direct descendants of Simon Grynaeus was his namesake Simon (1725-1799), translator into German of French and English anti-deistical works, and author of a version of the Bible in modern German (1776).

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  • The principal source for the history of this time is the biographical inscription at El Kab of a namesake of the king, Ahmosi son of Abana, a sailor and warrior whose exploits extend to the reign of TethmOsis I.

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  • This event, among others, awoke strong suspicions as to the legitimacy of his heir and namesake, Henry, prince of Conde (1588-1646).

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  • Petya had come rushing out to talk to his namesake about this affair.

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  • Bacon, it is now said, was not appreciated by his age because he was in advance of it; he is no schoolman, but a modern thinker, whose conceptions of science are more just and clear than are even those of his more celebrated namesake.'

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  • Reginald's descendant and namesake granted a charter (undated) to Saltash about 1190.

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  • He was born on the 27th of December 1350, and died by a fall from his horse, like his namesake, cousin and contemporary of Castile.

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  • After vainly invoking the aid of the emperor Frederick I., the young king came to terms with Louis (1160), whose daughter was betrothed to Henry's namesake and heir.

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  • By 1 3 05 the burgesses had become so powerful as to wring a most liberal grant of privileges from their then seigneur William de Braose (fourth in descent from his namesake to whom Gower was granted by King John in 1203), and he bound himself to pay LSoo to the king and 500 marks to any burgess in the event of his infringing any of the rights contained in it.

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  • His character, like his namesake the decemvir's is not easy to define.

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  • I called him Black Beauty, as I had just read the book, and he resembled his namesake in every way, from his glossy black coat to the white star on his forehead.

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  • GAIUS CASSIUS, Latin poet, general and politician, called Parmensis from his birthplace Parma,was one of the murderers of Julius Caesar, and after his death joined the party of Brutus and his namesake Cassius the conspirator.

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  • 1737), erected by his son and namesake, more famous in the same trade.

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  • The earl's son and namesake was on the victorious side, and shared in the defeat of Evesham, which he did not long survive.

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  • The first part of Islendinga (1202-1242) tells of the beginning and first part of the civil wars, the lives of Snorri and Sighvat, Sturla's uncles, of his cousin and namesake Sturla Sighvatsson, of Bishop Gudmund, and Thorwald Gizursson, - the fall of the Sturlungs, and with them the last hopes of the great houses to maintain the commonwealth, being the climax of the story.

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  • He then became associated with Henry of Lancaster, but did not return to England before 1399, and the account which Froissart gives telling how he was sent by the Londoners to urge Henry to come and assume the crown is thought to refer to his nephew and namesake, Thomas, earl of Arundel.

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  • The first part of Islendinga (1202-1242) tells of the beginning and first part of the civil wars, the lives of Snorri and Sighvat, Sturla's uncles, of his cousin and namesake Sturla Sighvatsson, of Bishop Gudmund, and Thorwald Gizursson, - the fall of the Sturlungs, and with them the last hopes of the great houses to maintain the commonwealth, being the climax of the story.

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  • "It's because she was in love with that fat one in spectacles" (that was how Petya described his namesake, the new Count Bezukhov) "and now she's in love with that singer" (he meant Natasha's Italian singing master), "that's why she's ashamed!"

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  • MARIANUS SCOTUS (1028-1082 or 1083), chronicler (who must be distinguished from his namesake Marianus Scotus, d.

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  • He was also appointed marshal of "Romanie" - a term very vaguely used, but apparently signifying the mainland of the Balkan Peninsula, while his nephew and namesake, afterwards prince of Achaia, took a great part in the Latin conquest of Peloponnesus.

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  • In 1301 his grandson and namesake granted to East Looe a market and fair, view of frank pledge, ducking stool and pillory and assize of bread and ale.

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  • After the death of Louis, Clement hoped to find equally brave and interested champions in Louis' son and namesake; in Louis of Orleans, the brother of Charles VI.; in Charles VI.

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  • Accordingly the leaders of the council, the most conspicuous of whom were Eusebius of Nicomedia and his namesake of Caesarea, were summoned to Constantinople.

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  • He was for several years called Young Childers,-it being generally supposed that he was a younger brother of his Flying namesake, but his date of birth is not on record,-and subsequently Bartlett's Childers.

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  • Arbuthnot must not be confused with his contemporary and namesake, the Edinburgh printer, who produced the first edition of Buchanan's History of Scotland in 1582.

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  • He was closely allied with his namesake Merlin "of Thionville," and, after the counter-revolution which brought about the fall of Robespierre, xvni.

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  • from Maidstone, which in the 17th century was a more important place than its Yorkshire namesake.

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  • 1552) distinguished himself at the battle of Pinkie (1547), and furnished material for his later namesake's famous poem, The Lay of the Last Minstrel; and his great-grandson Sir Walter (1565-1611) was created Lord Scott of Buccleuch in 1606.

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  • 17, the reigning king could only have been Jehoram's namesake.

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  • If this Danish Beowulf had been the hero of the poem, the opening would have been appropriate; but it seems strangely out of place as an introduction to the story of his namesake.

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  • Many difficulties will be obviated if we may suppose that this passage is the beginning of a different poem, the hero of which was not Beowulf the son of Ecgtheow, but his Danish namesake.

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  • The festival of Bellona, which originally took place on the 3rd of June, was altered to the 24th of March, after the confusion of the Roman Bellona with her Asiatic namesake.

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  • long.), suggested perhaps by a comparison of its site, or its water supply,' with that of its Macedonian namesake.

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  • In 244 the birthday of Augustus, the legion's namesake, was celebrated by the senior centurion at Caerleon.

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  • Should his namesake continue his seemingly fruitless 'music ' 'career '?

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  • The Blue Flagged Blackpool Sands, set between a claw of wooded headlands, couldn't be more different from its namesake.

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  • David's namesake John spun at the hairpin before retiring on the eighth lap.

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  • Few would guess, however, that this is also the site of the former White Cross monastery of the pub's namesake.

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  • He had a namesake, an Archbishop of Ambrose's Milan, who died in 477.

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  • I was also interested to find an Australian cricket player namesake, born in 1895, who played 8 games for Victoria.

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  • I took the opportunity while there to go and meet a namesake.

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  • namesake published in London.

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  • And we had created a namesake and we had created a heck of a following.

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  • Peter de Montfort was killed with his famous namesake - Simon de Montfort - at the Battle of Evesham.

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  • Al Carone - unlike his near namesake, Al Capone truly was a paradox wrapped in a mystery concealed behind an enigma.

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  • For my sake, have pity them " Take heart, Paul, your biblical namesake was a fighter too.

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  • Gaudissart in the mart is at least the equal of his illustrious namesake, now become the typical commercial traveler.

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  • namesake island.

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  • namesake ship.

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  • Using some Dutch reckoning, he asserted that the peasants would use his country's namesake defense within two days and give up.

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  • retired's namesake John spun at the hairpin before retiring on the eighth lap.

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  • spinvid's namesake John spun at the hairpin before retiring on the eighth lap.

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  • According to Suidas and Strabo, he was the author of TEXvac pfT0pucai (rhetorical manuals) and of other works, which should perhaps be attributed to his younger namesake, surnamed Carion, the pupil of Theodorus of Gadara.

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  • The last of the direct descendants of Simon Grynaeus was his namesake Simon (1725-1799), translator into German of French and English anti-deistical works, and author of a version of the Bible in modern German (1776).

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  • from Maidstone, which in the 17th century was a more important place than its Yorkshire namesake.

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  • Like a cousin and namesake (to whom, with other members of the society of Gray's Inn, he dedicated his play of The Lover's Melancholy), the future dramatist entered the profession of the law, being admitted of the Middle Temple in 1602; but he seems never to have been called to the bar.

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  • iii.), or perhaps rather his own namesake (i.

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  • Arbuthnot must not be confused with his contemporary and namesake, the Edinburgh printer, who produced the first edition of Buchanan's History of Scotland in 1582.

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  • 1552) distinguished himself at the battle of Pinkie (1547), and furnished material for his later namesake's famous poem, The Lay of the Last Minstrel; and his great-grandson Sir Walter (1565-1611) was created Lord Scott of Buccleuch in 1606.

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  • Bacon, it is now said, was not appreciated by his age because he was in advance of it; he is no schoolman, but a modern thinker, whose conceptions of science are more just and clear than are even those of his more celebrated namesake.'

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  • The earl's son and namesake was on the victorious side, and shared in the defeat of Evesham, which he did not long survive.

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  • He was born on the 27th of December 1350, and died by a fall from his horse, like his namesake, cousin and contemporary of Castile.

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  • Internal evidence makes this ascription impossible, nor does the epistle itself lay any claim to such authorship. Lightfoot, indeed, suggests that its author was "some unknown namesake" of the famous Barnabas: but it is simpler to suppose that it was fathered upon the latter by the Alexandrian Church, ready to believe that so favourite a writing was of apostolic origin.

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  • MARIANUS SCOTUS (1028-1082 or 1083), chronicler (who must be distinguished from his namesake Marianus Scotus, d.

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  • He was also appointed marshal of "Romanie" - a term very vaguely used, but apparently signifying the mainland of the Balkan Peninsula, while his nephew and namesake, afterwards prince of Achaia, took a great part in the Latin conquest of Peloponnesus.

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  • GAIUS CASSIUS, Latin poet, general and politician, called Parmensis from his birthplace Parma,was one of the murderers of Julius Caesar, and after his death joined the party of Brutus and his namesake Cassius the conspirator.

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  • This event, among others, awoke strong suspicions as to the legitimacy of his heir and namesake, Henry, prince of Conde (1588-1646).

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  • His character, like his namesake the decemvir's is not easy to define.

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  • ANTOINE CHRISTOPHE MERLIN (1762-1833), French revolutionist, called "of Thionville" to distinguish him from his namesake of Douai (see below), was born at Thionville on the 13th of September 1762, being the son of a procureur in the bailliage of Thionville.

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  • He was closely allied with his namesake Merlin "of Thionville," and, after the counter-revolution which brought about the fall of Robespierre, xvni.

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  • During an invasion the Avars swept off the five sons of this warrior into Illyria, but one, his namesake, returned to Italy and restored the ruined fortunes of his house.

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  • Adalberon must not be confounded with his namesake, Adalberon, archbishop of Reims (d.

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  • After vainly invoking the aid of the emperor Frederick I., the young king came to terms with Louis (1160), whose daughter was betrothed to Henry's namesake and heir.

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  • 17, the reigning king could only have been Jehoram's namesake.

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  • In 1301 his grandson and namesake granted to East Looe a market and fair, view of frank pledge, ducking stool and pillory and assize of bread and ale.

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  • The principal source for the history of this time is the biographical inscription at El Kab of a namesake of the king, Ahmosi son of Abana, a sailor and warrior whose exploits extend to the reign of TethmOsis I.

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  • Antony Bek must not be confused with his kinsman and namesake, Antony Bek (1279-1343), who was chancellor and dean of Lincoln cathedral, and became bishop of Norwich after a disputed election in 1337.

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  • 1737), erected by his son and namesake, more famous in the same trade.

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  • If this Danish Beowulf had been the hero of the poem, the opening would have been appropriate; but it seems strangely out of place as an introduction to the story of his namesake.

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  • Many difficulties will be obviated if we may suppose that this passage is the beginning of a different poem, the hero of which was not Beowulf the son of Ecgtheow, but his Danish namesake.

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  • Reginald's descendant and namesake granted a charter (undated) to Saltash about 1190.

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  • By 1 3 05 the burgesses had become so powerful as to wring a most liberal grant of privileges from their then seigneur William de Braose (fourth in descent from his namesake to whom Gower was granted by King John in 1203), and he bound himself to pay LSoo to the king and 500 marks to any burgess in the event of his infringing any of the rights contained in it.

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  • The festival of Bellona, which originally took place on the 3rd of June, was altered to the 24th of March, after the confusion of the Roman Bellona with her Asiatic namesake.

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  • After the death of Louis, Clement hoped to find equally brave and interested champions in Louis' son and namesake; in Louis of Orleans, the brother of Charles VI.; in Charles VI.

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  • Accordingly the leaders of the council, the most conspicuous of whom were Eusebius of Nicomedia and his namesake of Caesarea, were summoned to Constantinople.

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  • Assuming this, and rejecting the evidence of the 1476 chronicle as an interpolation and full of mistakes, and that of the song as not proved to have been in existence before 1531, Herr Burkli comes to the startling conclusion that the phalanx formation of the Austrians, as well as the name and act of Winkelried, have been transferred to Sempach from the fight of Bicocca, near Milan (April 27, 1522), where a real leader of the Swiss mercenaries in the pay of France, Arnold Winkelried, reall y met his death in very much the way that his namesake perished according to the story.

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  • At this juncture Henry was desirous of getting his eldest son and namesake crowned as his colleague, the best mode that he could devise for avoiding the dangers of a disputed succession at his death.

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  • He then became associated with Henry of Lancaster, but did not return to England before 1399, and the account which Froissart gives telling how he was sent by the Londoners to urge Henry to come and assume the crown is thought to refer to his nephew and namesake, Thomas, earl of Arundel.

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  • He was for several years called Young Childers,-it being generally supposed that he was a younger brother of his Flying namesake, but his date of birth is not on record,-and subsequently Bartlett's Childers.

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  • long.), suggested perhaps by a comparison of its site, or its water supply,' with that of its Macedonian namesake.

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  • Using some Dutch reckoning, he asserted that the peasants would use his country 's namesake defense within two days and give up.

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  • From the names of rock stars to Greek gods or even villains to superheroes, cats with these names all have a story to tell about their human namesake.

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  • Style icon and former supermodel Iman launched her own line of namesake cosmetics that are available at specialty beauty retailers such as Ulta and mass market stores such as Target.

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  • Her namesake was a Biblical character from the book of Ruth.

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  • Anvil pruners work like their namesake, the blacksmiths' anvil, by striking one blade against the other.

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  • The namesake of Bloc Club sunglasses, Club transmits the full color spectrum.

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  • This collection pays homage to the Ironman Triathlete, and like its namesake, is a fine example of performance and durability.

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  • Loree: Perhaps designed as her namesake, these sunglasses are decidedly feminine, but the cross at the temples keeps the look from coming across as sickly sweet.

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  • Riders face one another and the individual cars spin and twirl along the curving track, letting guests experience the thrill of the famous skateboarding tricks of the ride's namesake.

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  • Building on the heritage of its namesake parent, this new coaster was the tallest and fastest wooden coaster in the world when it debuted, and its 7,032 foot length was second only to the Beast.

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  • Then there's the mystical oasis, the namesake of the game.

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  • Nehalem Bay State Park is a serene waterfront campground that provides visitors with easy access to both its namesake bay and the Pacific Ocean.

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  • The chain's namesake was an innovator in many areas, creating the first in-store bakery, manufacturing his own products to sell, and selling meat and groceries in the same place, which was unheard of at the time.

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  • The planet Venus has historically been associated (through myths) with beauty and wealth, and when Venus Swimwear took this planet as their namesake, they did the grand lady herself justice!

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  • It owes its namesake to George Foreman, a successful celebrity who is a heavyweight boxing champion, an Olympian who won a gold medal at the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico city and of course, an entrepreneur.

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  • A new movie I would recommend watching is The Namesake.

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  • The Italian fashion designer Mario Prada first founded his namesake company in 1913 with simple, dependable products.

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  • Frenchman Thierry Hermes began his namesake company in 1837 in Paris, France.

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  • These really are the shoes of the season, and look fabulous worn in the style of their namesake, Audrey Hepburn, with black cropped trousers, pencil skirts or city shorts.

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  • The fun, yet elegant styles of his namesake shoe line have won the heart strings and toes of customers from around the world.

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  • Entrusting his namesake and artistry to his apprentices, today his artwork echoes in tattoo parlors across the nation.

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  • With colors ranging from wild to sedate and an impressive range of tech features, the Shark series continues to multiply much in the way of their aquatic namesake.

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  • In truth, the Pilates chair has been a staple of most Pilates studios since Joseph Pilates developed his namesake fitness solution in the early 1900s.

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  • The Beach Boys were the indie pop group's biggest influence, and their cover of the song that was their namesake was one of the band's first singles.

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  • This philosophy has changed somewhat in the past few months, with the Taiwanese firm releasing a few handsets under their branding (e.g., the TyTN and MTeor), but as a general rule, most of their phones do not bear their namesake.

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  • During an invasion the Avars swept off the five sons of this warrior into Illyria, but one, his namesake, returned to Italy and restored the ruined fortunes of his house.

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  • Assuming this, and rejecting the evidence of the 1476 chronicle as an interpolation and full of mistakes, and that of the song as not proved to have been in existence before 1531, Herr Burkli comes to the startling conclusion that the phalanx formation of the Austrians, as well as the name and act of Winkelried, have been transferred to Sempach from the fight of Bicocca, near Milan (April 27, 1522), where a real leader of the Swiss mercenaries in the pay of France, Arnold Winkelried, reall y met his death in very much the way that his namesake perished according to the story.

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