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banquet Sentence Examples

  • She fled the banquet hall for the library.

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  • The ceremony concluded with a grand banquet at the palace.

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  • After this Atreus, apparently reconciled to his brother, recalled him to Mycenae and invited him to a banquet to eat of his son, whom Atreus had slain.

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  • After this Atreus, apparently reconciled to his brother, recalled him to Mycenae and invited him to a banquet to eat of his son, whom Atreus had slain.

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  • It was a simple funeral, with a banquet afterward.

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  • Early meanings of the root gild or geld were expiation, penalty, sacrifice or worship, feast or banquet, and contribution or payment; it is difficult to determine which is the earliest meaning, and we are not certain whether the gildsmen were originally those who contributed to a common fund or those who worshipped or feasted together.

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  • She nearly leapt past her escort when he entered the banquet hall, the scents of roasted meat and a million other things making her stomach roar.

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  • She nearly leapt past her escort when he entered the banquet hall, the scents of roasted meat and a million other things making her stomach roar.

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  • His policy was still carried on; and when the law of the separation of church and state was passed, all the leaders of the Radical parties entertained him at a noteworthy banquet in which they openly recognized him as the real originator of the movement.

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  • Most crowded around banquet tables still laden with foods from the night.

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  • Most crowded around banquet tables still laden with foods from the night.

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  • She relived the bloody scene in the banquet hall, heard the creature panting her name as he came against her thigh and then tore through the other side of her neck.

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  • She relived the bloody scene in the banquet hall, heard the creature panting her name as he came against her thigh and then tore through the other side of her neck.

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  • He says Memon agrees to your banquet, but in two days.

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  • At Greenwich an annual banquet of cabinet ministers, known as the whitebait dinner, formerly took place.

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  • They emerged from the dungeon and returned to the banquet hall, where a messenger stood beside Memon.

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  • The ceremony was probably commemorative of the banquet of Mithras and Helios before the former's ascension, and its effect strength of body, wisdom, prosperity, power to resist evil, and participation in the immortality enjoyed by the god himself.

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  • The ceremony was probably commemorative of the banquet of Mithras and Helios before the former's ascension, and its effect strength of body, wisdom, prosperity, power to resist evil, and participation in the immortality enjoyed by the god himself.

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  • The synod was concluded on the 9th of May 1619, by a magnificent banquet given by the chief magistrate of Dort.

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  • He carried it with him to the long, pointless Council meeting, to his afternoon sparring session with Jetr, to the banquet and introduction of his nishani to the clan leaders.

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  • Nishani followed him from the bustling, warm banquet room to the cool courtyard in front of the house beneath a full sky of suns.

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  • The Sala de los Abencerrajes (Hall of the Abencerrages) derives its name from a legend according to which Boabdil, the last king of Granada, having invited the chiefs of that illustrious line to a banquet, massacred them here.

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  • The song and dance were followed by the election of officers for the next year, a banquet and races.

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  • The song and dance were followed by the election of officers for the next year, a banquet and races.

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  • Narrowly escaping assassination, at a banquet a few days later, at the hands of his rival, King Sweyn III., he succeeded only with the utmost difficulty in escaping to Jutland, but on the 23rd of October utterly routed Sweyn at the great battle of Grathe Heath, near Viborg, Sweyn perishing in his flight from the field.

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  • The word seems to be used in this sense in the epistle of Jude 12: "These are they who are hidden rocks in your lovefeasts when they banquet with you."

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  • A sumptuous banquet took place, followed by a distribution of doles and garlands.

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  • At a banquet shortly afterwards Philip vowed that he would lead a crusade against the Turks, who had seized Constantinople, and the knights of his court swore to follow his example.'

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  • A visit paid by this famous orator to Lord Brougham in 1865 was made the occasion of a banquet given in his honour by the benchers of the Temple and of Lincoln's Inn.

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  • Theodoric, who, ten days after his entry into the city, slew his rival at a banquet in the palace of the Laurel Grove (March r 5, 493).

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  • The banquet continued till 1868, was revived in 1874-1880, and was held for the last time in 1894.

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  • At a banquet to Lord Spencer he accused the Irish members of having "exhibited a boundless sympathy for criminals and murderers."

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  • Walk-ins are welcome, or reservations can be made to book a banquet.

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  • Prayer ends, as it began, the banquet; and we break up not in bands of brigands, nor in groups of vagabonds, nor do we burst out into debauchery..

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  • The restaurant has a banquet menu, and can set a budget for most price ranges.

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  • He used to invite the contadini who had served Cosimo to a banquet on the day of Saints Cosimo and Damiano (the patron saints of the Medici), and entertained them with music and singing.

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  • vii., he speaks of " the sacrament of infanticide and of the eating of a murdered child and of incest following the banquet," the crimes of which the Christians were commonly accused.

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  • The last may be considered in abeyance as there has not been any coronation banquet since that of George IV.

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  • His kinsman, Aegisthus, who in the interval had seduced his wife Clytaemnestra, invited him to a banquet at.

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  • Visiting America on a lecture tour in 1864, he received an enthusiastic welcome, and was entertained at a public banquet in New York.

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  • Later that evening when Simonides was at a banquet with Scopas, he got word that two young men were outside looking for him.

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  • For they run to suffer punishments, no matter how horrible, as if to a banquet; so that if you take that as a test either of the truth of doctrine or of their certitude of grace, you would easily conclude that in no other sect is to be found a faith so true or grace so certain.

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  • At the opening of the states-general he began to publish the Courrier de Versailles a Paris et de Paris a Versailles, in which appeared on the 4th of October 1789 the account of the banquet of the royal bodyguard.

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  • His last speech at Birmingham was on 29th March 1888, at a banquet to celebrate Mr Chamberlain's return from his peace mission to the United States.

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  • The prosperous reign of Osiri1 was brought to a premature e by the machinations of his wicked brother Seth, who with nty-two fellow-conspirators invited him to a banquet,:in~ Id him to enter a cunningly-wrought coffin made exactly to measure, then shut down the lid and cast the chest into the.

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  • On the following lord mayor's day the king witnessed the show in Cheapside and attended the banquet at Guildhall.

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  • De Coster died in 1879, and Pirmez in 1883, and the new movement in Belgian literature dates from the banquet given in the latter year to Camille Lemonnier whose powerful personality did much to turn " Young Belgium " into a national channel.

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  • Banquet menus may be done in a buffet style or in the form of party platters.

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  • One day he gave a banquet to his friends, and after it they sallied forth with torches, singing through the streets, Francis being crowned with garlands as the king of the revellers; after a time they missed him, and on retracing their steps they found him in a trance or reverie, a permanently altered man.

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  • In 493 B.C., at a time of serious famine, they ordered the building of a temple to the Greek triad Demeter, Dionysus and Persephone, who were identified with the old Roman divinities Ceres, Liber and Libera: Apollo must have come with or before the books themselves, though his temple was not built till 433 B.C.: Mercury followed, the representative of `Epµns 'E,uuroXaaos, Asclepius was brought from Epidaurus to the Tiber island in 293 B.C., and Dis and Proserpina, with their strange chthonic associations and night ritual, probably from Tarentum in 249 B.C. With new deities came new modes of worship: the graecus ritus, in which, contrary to Roman usage, the worshipper's head was unveiled, and the lectisternium, an elaborate form of the "banquet of the gods."

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  • It professes to be an account given by the author to his friend Timocrates of a banquet held at the house of Laurentius (or Larentius), a scholar and wealthy patron of art.

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  • It professes to be an account given by the author to his friend Timocrates of a banquet held at the house of Laurentius (or Larentius), a scholar and wealthy patron of art.

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  • The restaurant serves a special banquet dinner on weekend evenings; it includes appetizers, hot dishes, drinks and dessert.

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  • The resort offer customers a variety of dining options, which include dine-in, take-out, catering, delivery, and a banquet room for parties.

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  • This fine-dining facility also offers catering and banquet services.

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  • The: traditional banquet in Westminster Hall, with the throwing down of the glove by the king's champion in armour, had been dispensed with at the coronation of William IV., and it was resolved not to revive it.

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  • Castaway offers eight banquet and event areas with indoor and outdoor seating.

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  • Tony's offers a banquet room for special events and a separate catering menu.

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  • At the brewery there's a family-friendly restaurant, a bicycle bar, banquet mezzanine and an outdoor beer garden.

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  • The dinner and banquet facilities provide the right atmosphere for the right occasion.

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  • The banquet facilities provide ample room for any occasion.

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  • The waterside restaurant has banquet packages and is the perfect place for weddings and other celebrations.

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  • Banquet facilities are present at the restaurant, and catering is available.

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  • The hotel has a banquet facility to host business events as well as parties and weddings, and also offers catering services.

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  • Have your event at one of these grand hotels with banquet room space.

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  • This ceremony, according to the historian Widukind, was followed by a banquet at which the new king was waited upon by the dukes of Lorraine, Bavaria, Franconia and Swabia.

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  • Absalon first appears in Saxo's Chronicle as a fellow-guest at Roskilde, at the banquet given, in 1157, by King Sweyn to his rivals Canute and Valdemar.

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  • His doctrinal position is explained in his letters to his patron Eusebius, bishop of the imperial city of Nicomedia, and to Alexander of Alexandria, and in the fragments of the poem in which he set forth his dogmas, which bears the enigmatic title of " Thalia " (06XECa), used in Homer, in the sense of " a goodly banquet," most unjustly ridiculed by Athanasius as an imitation of the licentious style of the drinking-songs of the Egyptian Sotades (270 B.C.).

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  • Lord Dalhousie was succeeded by his friend, Lord Canning, who, at the farewell banquet in England given to him by the court of directors, uttered these prophetic words: " I wish for a peaceful term of office.

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  • Absalon first appears in Saxo's Chronicle as a fellow-guest at Roskilde, at the banquet given, in 1157, by King Sweyn to his rivals Canute and Valdemar.

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  • On-site meeting and banquet facilities can house meetings or special events.

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  • On the occasion of Dickens's second visit to America, Greeley presided at the great banquet given him by the press of the country.

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  • Restaurant services include a full bar, private dining rooms, banquet rooms and wheelchair-accessible tables.

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  • Banquet facilities also are available for your special occasions.

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  • With corporate meeting facilities and a banquet room, this restaurant is well equipped to handle any request.

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  • When Prussia declined this tempting offer for fear of Russia, Augustus went a step farther and actually suggested that "the four 1 eagles" should divide the banquet between them.

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  • The history of the agape coincides, until the end of the 2nd century, with that of the eucharist, and it is doubtful whether the following detailed account of the agape given in Tertullian's Apology (c. 39) is to be regarded as exclusive of an accompanying eucharist: "It is the banquet (triclinium) alone of the Christians that is criticised.

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  • More like a banquet.

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  • Another tension was in the air of the banquet.

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  • Their plan is for the most part that of a house, with a door of entrance and passage leading into a central chamber or atrium, with others of smaller size opening from it, each having a stone-hewn bench or triclinium on three of its sides, on which the dead, frequently a pair of corpses side by side, were laid as if at a banquet.

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  • He had spoken in the House of Commons on the 13th of February, but since then had been prostrated and unable to transact business, his illness dating really from a serious heart attack in the night of the 13th of November at Bristol, after a speech at the Colston banquet.

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  • By his will he left a large sum for the building and the perpetual repair of public baths, and the interest of a still larger sum for the benefit of one hundred freedmen of the testator and, ultimately, for an annual banquet.

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  • potare, to drink, poculum, cup), the convivial drinking which took place after a great banquet, accompanied by intellectual or witty conversation, and by music or dancing performed by slaves or attendants.

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  • Ninety men allowed themselves to be entrapped, and Abdallah invited them to a banquet.

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  • He then ordered leathern covers to be thrown upon the dying men, and had the banquet served upon them.

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  • In 1884 at an official banquet the leaders of the progressive party assassinated six leading Korean statesmen, and the intrigues in Korea of the banished or escaped conspirators created difficulties which were very slow to subside.

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  • He never returned to practice, but came back to London to be entertained by the bench and bar of England at a banquet in the Inner Temple Hall on the 30th of June 1883.

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  • This Orphic fast from meat was only broken by an annual sacramental banquet, originally, perhaps, of human, but later of raw bovine flesh.

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  • dha, as in dhaman) appears in Homer as the embodiment of what is fit or right;' she convenes or dismisses assemblies, she even keeps order at the banquet of the gods.

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  • Meanwhile the invader, in 1723, invited 300 of the principal Persian nobility to a banquet and massacred them.

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  • But in a book published posthumously, Le Banquet, these powers reappear at their fullest.

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  • In 72 he was assassinated at a banquet, Perperna, it seems, being the chief instigator of the deed.

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  • In view of his probable accession to power, preparations were made in the city of London for a banquet and a general illumination to celebrate the event.

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  • On the other hand, the Serbs and the Greeks, thus kept out of the banquet, were not only exasperated, but sober as well.

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  • No further expeditions of Italy were undertaken by Attila, who died suddenly in 453, in the night following a great banquet which celebrated his marriage with a damsel named Ildico.

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  • At the height of his power he was assassinated by his courtiers during a banquet in his palace at Sinope.

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  • The important van der Hoop collection arose out of bequests by Adrian van der Hoop and his widow in 1854 and 1880; but the most famous pictures in the Ryks Museum are perhaps the three which come from the Trippenhuis, namely, the so-called "Nightwatch" and the "Syndics of the Cloth Hall" by Rembrandt, and the "Banquet of the Civic Guard," by van der Helst.

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  • On the right of Whitehall, besides the banquet hall, are the fine War Office, completed in 1906, from the designs of W.

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  • Carnot seemed to be arriving at the zenith of popularity, when on the 24th of June 1894, after delivering at a public banquet at Lyons a speech in which he appeared to imply that he nevertheless would not seek re-election, he was stabbed by an Italian anarchist named Caserio and expired almost immediately.

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  • Esau and all the heathen shall drink full retribution for their banquet of carnage and plunder on Yahweh's holy mountain.

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  • a banquet lasting 180 days, " 127 provinces."

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  • He was then sixtyeight years old, and this was his first full banquet of popularity.

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  • He presided over the banquet given by the society to the 221 deputies who had signed the address of March 1830 to Charles X., and threatened to reply to force by force.

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  • The Persian soldier in Herodotus, following Xerxes to foreseen ruin, confides to his fellow-guest at the banquet that the bitterest pain which man can know is 7roXXa Opo 40v-ra, unSEvOs Kpariaav, - complete, but helpless, prescience.

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  • The climax came with the rumour that the court was preparing a new military coup detat, a rumour that seemed to be confirmed by indiscreet toasts proposed at a banquet by the officers of the guard at Versailles; and on the night of the 5th to the 6th of October a Parisian mob forced the king and royal family to return with them to Paris amid cries of We are bringing the baker, the bakers wife and the little bakers boy!

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  • It was at the banquet in connexion with the jubilee celebration that the Lord Provost of Glasgow thus summarized Lord Kelvin's character: "His industry is unwearied; and he seems to take rest by turning from one difficulty to another - difficulties that would appal most men and be taken as enjoyment by no one else..

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  • More like a banquet.

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  • Dustin escorted her into the boisterous banquet room, and her spirits fell further.

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  • She fled the banquet hall for the library.

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  • He carried it with him to the long, pointless Council meeting, to his afternoon sparring session with Jetr, to the banquet and introduction of his nishani to the clan leaders.

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  • Another tension was in the air of the banquet.

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  • Nishani followed him from the bustling, warm banquet room to the cool courtyard in front of the house beneath a full sky of suns.

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  • The food was passable, the price reasonable and the volume exces­sive, but none of these things were worth the constant hassle of fighting the warm weather throngs that habitually crowded the entrance, impatiently awaiting their chance to dine in "The shore's largest dispenser of the banquet of the sea."

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  • While we plan a banquet for Landis, you'll be bringing the armies in from the south.

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  • He says Memon agrees to your banquet, but in two days.

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  • They emerged from the dungeon and returned to the banquet hall, where a messenger stood beside Memon.

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  • It was a simple funeral, with a banquet afterward.

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  • It's the kind of place for the Admiral's banquet and tonight it is host to Joan Baez who seems ageless.

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  • Also, you need to be treated to a sumptuous banquet at least once a week.

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  • We are also present with one another, sharing the bread which is given by God as foretaste of the coming messianic banquet.

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  • I wonder what surprises we might discover on the guest list in God's heavenly banquet?

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  • Plans for the medieval banquet which will take place on the 30th June are going ahead.

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  • banquet halls provides the right atmosphere for wines to be sampled in a ritual manner.

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  • banquet facilities do not leave enough room for a typical DJ to setup in.

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  • banquet scene will take place in a separate area - a gated long room at the rear of the brewery.

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  • banquet buffet dinner.

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  • The last event was a farewell banquet, hosted by the Government Information Office.

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  • The king gave a wedding banquet for his son.

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  • conference banquet The conference banquet took place in a typical Greek Taverna on the sea front.

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  • banquet ' tavern ' in grounds.

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  • LVT could so easily become a bureaucrats ' banquet.

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  • Accordingly he invited the chieftains to a banquet to be held near Stonehenge, or the Hanging Stones, on Salisbury Plains.

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  • delicacy special room, called a banquet, was being set aside for eating these delicacies.

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  • We even become the " honored guests " at the Macbeths ' violently disrupted banquet.

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  • farewell banquet, hosted by the Government Information Office.

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  • foretaste of the coming messianic banquet.

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  • gather around the banquet table of the Lamb with Abraham, Isaac and Jacob.

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  • NOVACON banquet attendees were stricken by a mysterious plague: 15 or so people report feeling ill afterward.

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  • It can host a reception for up to 100 guests, or a banquet for up to 80.

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  • sallyan>Sallies of wit, jests, good stories and enjoyment, were the soul of the banquet.

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  • sallylies of wit, jests, good stories and enjoyment, were the soul of the banquet.

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  • slap-up banquet.

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  • From an intimate soiree to a large banquet, reception or wedding, The Windwood Trio has gained a reputation for first class entertainment.

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  • sumptuous banquet at least once a week.

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  • After a two hour banquet pupils visited a Chinese supermarket to stock up on foods from home.

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  • The merchant tailors put on a magnificent banquet for him.

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  • Magnificent walled Italian gardens, pool, Cook and banquet ' tavern ' in grounds.

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  • celebrate this yuletide at Hatfield -The Hatfield House Christmas Banquet is held in the unique surroundings of the Elizabethan Old Palace of Hatfield.

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  • At Greenwich an annual banquet of cabinet ministers, known as the whitebait dinner, formerly took place.

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  • The banquet continued till 1868, was revived in 1874-1880, and was held for the last time in 1894.

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  • One day he gave a banquet to his friends, and after it they sallied forth with torches, singing through the streets, Francis being crowned with garlands as the king of the revellers; after a time they missed him, and on retracing their steps they found him in a trance or reverie, a permanently altered man.

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  • The word seems to be used in this sense in the epistle of Jude 12: "These are they who are hidden rocks in your lovefeasts when they banquet with you."

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  • The history of the agape coincides, until the end of the 2nd century, with that of the eucharist, and it is doubtful whether the following detailed account of the agape given in Tertullian's Apology (c. 39) is to be regarded as exclusive of an accompanying eucharist: "It is the banquet (triclinium) alone of the Christians that is criticised.

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  • Prayer ends, as it began, the banquet; and we break up not in bands of brigands, nor in groups of vagabonds, nor do we burst out into debauchery..

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  • In this retreat he probably wrote his eclogues, but in 1520 "Maistre Barkleye, the Blacke Monke and Poete" was desired to devise "histoires and convenient raisons to florisshe the buildings and banquet house withal" at the meeting between Henry VIII.

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  • Theodoric, who, ten days after his entry into the city, slew his rival at a banquet in the palace of the Laurel Grove (March r 5, 493).

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  • His kinsman, Aegisthus, who in the interval had seduced his wife Clytaemnestra, invited him to a banquet at.

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  • His prose works on various subjects - Prometheus, Symposium (a banquet at which Virgil, Horace and Messalla were present), De cultu suo (on his manner of life) - were ridiculed by Augustus, Seneca and Quintilian for their strange style, the use of rare words and awkward transpositions.

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  • He used to invite the contadini who had served Cosimo to a banquet on the day of Saints Cosimo and Damiano (the patron saints of the Medici), and entertained them with music and singing.

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  • Their plan is for the most part that of a house, with a door of entrance and passage leading into a central chamber or atrium, with others of smaller size opening from it, each having a stone-hewn bench or triclinium on three of its sides, on which the dead, frequently a pair of corpses side by side, were laid as if at a banquet.

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  • Narrowly escaping assassination, at a banquet a few days later, at the hands of his rival, King Sweyn III., he succeeded only with the utmost difficulty in escaping to Jutland, but on the 23rd of October utterly routed Sweyn at the great battle of Grathe Heath, near Viborg, Sweyn perishing in his flight from the field.

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  • At a banquet given in honour of the German emperor's birthday in Pretoria in January 1895, Kruger referred in glowing terms to the friendship of Germany for the Transvaal, which in the future was to be more firmly established than ever.

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  • He had spoken in the House of Commons on the 13th of February, but since then had been prostrated and unable to transact business, his illness dating really from a serious heart attack in the night of the 13th of November at Bristol, after a speech at the Colston banquet.

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  • On the following lord mayor's day the king witnessed the show in Cheapside and attended the banquet at Guildhall.

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  • The last may be considered in abeyance as there has not been any coronation banquet since that of George IV.

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  • He bought a vigna in the Borgo near the Vatican, and thereon erected a sumptuous palace after designs by Bramante; and it was here, in the summer of 1503, that he entertained the pope and Cesare Borgia at a banquet that went on till nightfall despite the unhealthy season of the year, when ague in its most malignant form was rife.

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  • Early meanings of the root gild or geld were expiation, penalty, sacrifice or worship, feast or banquet, and contribution or payment; it is difficult to determine which is the earliest meaning, and we are not certain whether the gildsmen were originally those who contributed to a common fund or those who worshipped or feasted together.

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  • This ceremony, according to the historian Widukind, was followed by a banquet at which the new king was waited upon by the dukes of Lorraine, Bavaria, Franconia and Swabia.

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  • His policy was still carried on; and when the law of the separation of church and state was passed, all the leaders of the Radical parties entertained him at a noteworthy banquet in which they openly recognized him as the real originator of the movement.

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  • In 493 B.C., at a time of serious famine, they ordered the building of a temple to the Greek triad Demeter, Dionysus and Persephone, who were identified with the old Roman divinities Ceres, Liber and Libera: Apollo must have come with or before the books themselves, though his temple was not built till 433 B.C.: Mercury followed, the representative of `Epµns 'E,uuroXaaos, Asclepius was brought from Epidaurus to the Tiber island in 293 B.C., and Dis and Proserpina, with their strange chthonic associations and night ritual, probably from Tarentum in 249 B.C. With new deities came new modes of worship: the graecus ritus, in which, contrary to Roman usage, the worshipper's head was unveiled, and the lectisternium, an elaborate form of the "banquet of the gods."

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  • By his will he left a large sum for the building and the perpetual repair of public baths, and the interest of a still larger sum for the benefit of one hundred freedmen of the testator and, ultimately, for an annual banquet.

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  • When he spoke in extravagant terms of the happiness of his sovereign, Dionysius is said to have invited him to a sumptuous banquet, at which he found himself seated under a naked sword suspended by a single hair (Cicero, Tusc. v.

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  • Every day the procession stopped at certain stations (mansiones), where the shields were deposited for the night, and the Salii partook of a banquet (see Horace, Odes, i.

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  • After the accession of Nero, Agrippina, by playing on his fears, induced him to poison Britannicus at a banquet (A.D.

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  • vii., he speaks of " the sacrament of infanticide and of the eating of a murdered child and of incest following the banquet," the crimes of which the Christians were commonly accused.

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  • On the 9th of November, while proceeding to the Guildhall, he narrowly escaped falling into the hands of the populace, who smashed his coach, and he was treated with studied coldness at the banquet.

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  • The synod was concluded on the 9th of May 1619, by a magnificent banquet given by the chief magistrate of Dort.

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  • On the occasion of Dickens's second visit to America, Greeley presided at the great banquet given him by the press of the country.

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  • The 'expression "Barmecide Feast," to denote an imaginary banquet, is drawn from one of the tales ("The Barber's Tale of his Sixth Brother") in the Arabian Nights, in which a series of empty dishes is served up to a hungry man to test his sense of humour by one of the Barmecides (see edition by L.

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  • The: traditional banquet in Westminster Hall, with the throwing down of the glove by the king's champion in armour, had been dispensed with at the coronation of William IV., and it was resolved not to revive it.

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  • When Prussia declined this tempting offer for fear of Russia, Augustus went a step farther and actually suggested that "the four 1 eagles" should divide the banquet between them.

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  • At the opening of the states-general he began to publish the Courrier de Versailles a Paris et de Paris a Versailles, in which appeared on the 4th of October 1789 the account of the banquet of the royal bodyguard.

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  • The steward's ancient and particular services at coronations are practically obsolete; the full ceremonies, procession from Westminster Hall and banquet in which he figured prominently, were abandoned on the accession of William IV.

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  • His doctrinal position is explained in his letters to his patron Eusebius, bishop of the imperial city of Nicomedia, and to Alexander of Alexandria, and in the fragments of the poem in which he set forth his dogmas, which bears the enigmatic title of " Thalia " (06XECa), used in Homer, in the sense of " a goodly banquet," most unjustly ridiculed by Athanasius as an imitation of the licentious style of the drinking-songs of the Egyptian Sotades (270 B.C.).

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  • De Coster died in 1879, and Pirmez in 1883, and the new movement in Belgian literature dates from the banquet given in the latter year to Camille Lemonnier whose powerful personality did much to turn " Young Belgium " into a national channel.

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  • The quinquennial prize of literature had been refused to his Un male, and the younger generation of artists and men of letters gave him a banquet which was recognized as a protest against the official literature, represented by Louis Hymans (1829-1884), Gustave Frederix (b.

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  • A visit paid by this famous orator to Lord Brougham in 1865 was made the occasion of a banquet given in his honour by the benchers of the Temple and of Lincoln's Inn.

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  • At a banquet shortly afterwards Philip vowed that he would lead a crusade against the Turks, who had seized Constantinople, and the knights of his court swore to follow his example.'

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  • At a banquet to Lord Spencer he accused the Irish members of having "exhibited a boundless sympathy for criminals and murderers."

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  • His last speech at Birmingham was on 29th March 1888, at a banquet to celebrate Mr Chamberlain's return from his peace mission to the United States.

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  • The prosperous reign of Osiri1 was brought to a premature e by the machinations of his wicked brother Seth, who with nty-two fellow-conspirators invited him to a banquet,:in~ Id him to enter a cunningly-wrought coffin made exactly to measure, then shut down the lid and cast the chest into the.

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  • The ceremony concluded with a grand banquet at the palace.

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  • The Sala de los Abencerrajes (Hall of the Abencerrages) derives its name from a legend according to which Boabdil, the last king of Granada, having invited the chiefs of that illustrious line to a banquet, massacred them here.

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  • For they run to suffer punishments, no matter how horrible, as if to a banquet; so that if you take that as a test either of the truth of doctrine or of their certitude of grace, you would easily conclude that in no other sect is to be found a faith so true or grace so certain.

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  • After their victory over Cyaxares, the Scythians conquered and wasted the whole of western Asia, and ruled twenty-eight years, till at last they were made drunk and slain by Cyaxares at a banquet (cf.

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  • According to one of the Greek legends about Arcas, son of Lycaon, king of Arcadia, he was killed by his father and his flesh was served up in a banquet to Zeus, who was indignant at the crime and restored him to life.

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  • Visiting America on a lecture tour in 1864, he received an enthusiastic welcome, and was entertained at a public banquet in New York.

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  • A sumptuous banquet took place, followed by a distribution of doles and garlands.

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  • Lord Dalhousie was succeeded by his friend, Lord Canning, who, at the farewell banquet in England given to him by the court of directors, uttered these prophetic words: " I wish for a peaceful term of office.

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  • potare, to drink, poculum, cup), the convivial drinking which took place after a great banquet, accompanied by intellectual or witty conversation, and by music or dancing performed by slaves or attendants.

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  • Ninety men allowed themselves to be entrapped, and Abdallah invited them to a banquet.

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  • He then ordered leathern covers to be thrown upon the dying men, and had the banquet served upon them.

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  • In 1884 at an official banquet the leaders of the progressive party assassinated six leading Korean statesmen, and the intrigues in Korea of the banished or escaped conspirators created difficulties which were very slow to subside.

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  • He never returned to practice, but came back to London to be entertained by the bench and bar of England at a banquet in the Inner Temple Hall on the 30th of June 1883.

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  • This Orphic fast from meat was only broken by an annual sacramental banquet, originally, perhaps, of human, but later of raw bovine flesh.

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  • dha, as in dhaman) appears in Homer as the embodiment of what is fit or right;' she convenes or dismisses assemblies, she even keeps order at the banquet of the gods.

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  • Meanwhile the invader, in 1723, invited 300 of the principal Persian nobility to a banquet and massacred them.

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  • But in a book published posthumously, Le Banquet, these powers reappear at their fullest.

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  • In 72 he was assassinated at a banquet, Perperna, it seems, being the chief instigator of the deed.

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  • In view of his probable accession to power, preparations were made in the city of London for a banquet and a general illumination to celebrate the event.

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  • On the other hand, the Serbs and the Greeks, thus kept out of the banquet, were not only exasperated, but sober as well.

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  • The funftions of the champion were to ride into Westminster Hall at the coronation banquet, and challenge all comers to impugn the king's title (see Champion).

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  • No further expeditions of Italy were undertaken by Attila, who died suddenly in 453, in the night following a great banquet which celebrated his marriage with a damsel named Ildico.

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  • At the height of his power he was assassinated by his courtiers during a banquet in his palace at Sinope.

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  • The important van der Hoop collection arose out of bequests by Adrian van der Hoop and his widow in 1854 and 1880; but the most famous pictures in the Ryks Museum are perhaps the three which come from the Trippenhuis, namely, the so-called "Nightwatch" and the "Syndics of the Cloth Hall" by Rembrandt, and the "Banquet of the Civic Guard," by van der Helst.

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  • On the right of Whitehall, besides the banquet hall, are the fine War Office, completed in 1906, from the designs of W.

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  • Carnot seemed to be arriving at the zenith of popularity, when on the 24th of June 1894, after delivering at a public banquet at Lyons a speech in which he appeared to imply that he nevertheless would not seek re-election, he was stabbed by an Italian anarchist named Caserio and expired almost immediately.

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  • Esau and all the heathen shall drink full retribution for their banquet of carnage and plunder on Yahweh's holy mountain.

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  • a banquet lasting 180 days, " 127 provinces."

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  • He was then sixtyeight years old, and this was his first full banquet of popularity.

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  • He presided over the banquet given by the society to the 221 deputies who had signed the address of March 1830 to Charles X., and threatened to reply to force by force.

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  • The Persian soldier in Herodotus, following Xerxes to foreseen ruin, confides to his fellow-guest at the banquet that the bitterest pain which man can know is 7roXXa Opo 40v-ra, unSEvOs Kpariaav, - complete, but helpless, prescience.

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  • The climax came with the rumour that the court was preparing a new military coup detat, a rumour that seemed to be confirmed by indiscreet toasts proposed at a banquet by the officers of the guard at Versailles; and on the night of the 5th to the 6th of October a Parisian mob forced the king and royal family to return with them to Paris amid cries of We are bringing the baker, the bakers wife and the little bakers boy!

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  • It was at the banquet in connexion with the jubilee celebration that the Lord Provost of Glasgow thus summarized Lord Kelvin's character: "His industry is unwearied; and he seems to take rest by turning from one difficulty to another - difficulties that would appal most men and be taken as enjoyment by no one else..

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  • It will be a tremendous banquet.

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  • The Emperors were to be present at that banquet.

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  • Boris, too, with his friend Zhilinski, came to see the Preobrazhensk banquet.

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  • It can host a reception for up to 100 guests, or a banquet for up to 80.

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  • Sallies of wit, jests, good stories and enjoyment, were the soul of the banquet.

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  • WOMBLES and friends head for Dublin as the EU bosses meet for a slap-up banquet.

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  • From an intimate soiree to a large banquet, reception or wedding, The Windwood Trio has gained a reputation for first class entertainment.

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  • After a two hour banquet pupils visited a Chinese supermarket to stock up on foods from home.

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  • The merchant tailors put on a magnificent banquet for him.

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  • Celebrate this yuletide at Hatfield -The Hatfield House Christmas Banquet is held in the unique surroundings of the Elizabethan Old Palace of Hatfield.

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  • After the five-course banquet, Tyler's stomach was acceptably full.

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  • Recreation centers and banquet halls typically have rooms which they rent for occasions such as these.

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  • Either way, you can decorate a home, banquet room, or community center with adorable decorations, and you don't have to spend a fortune.

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  • On the other hand, if you have a huge banquet table with plenty of space, you will want your decorations to fill in the gaps.

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  • For a more adult effect, design a game room with textured wall paper, luxurious rugs and cozy seating options such as an upholstered banquet or bench seating along the wall.

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  • In your dining room, skip the long, banquet table.

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  • As classy event, prom night is normally held at a special location like a hotel or a large banquet hall.

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  • Some schools in the United States will actually have a formal banquet with catered food rather than the dance part of prom that teens look forward to.

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  • When you walk onstage at your sports or academics banquet to receive your letter or letterman jacket, it is sure to be a proud moment for both you and your parents or guardians.

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  • It can be in the bride-to-be's parent's back yard, or a catered affair at a banquet hall.

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  • If you've already chosen a venue for the wedding, your banquet manager is sure to know more than a few people.

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  • We still display the porcelain soup spoon given to us when we attended a Chinese wedding banquet several years ago.

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  • Your wedding planner or the reception hall's banquet manager is sure to have several recommendations.

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  • Hosting a beach wedding can create other issues you may not have with a reception held at a hotel, convention center or banquet hall.

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  • Some regional guides are also available online and include comprehensive venue listing virtual tours of banquet halls and other wedding facilities, and more.

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  • Renting a few large rectangular banquet tables may be more cost effective than getting many small round tables, so double check your guest count and figure costs before securing the rentals.

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  • Add princess touches to the wedding invitation wording, such as requesting guests join the fairy tale or attend a banquet.

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  • The sumptuous, freshly-grilled midday meal is more akin to a banquet and has even been featured in the Gourmet Magazine.

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  • If you plan to wear your black dress to a semi-formal event such as a banquet or holiday party, knee length or tea-length cocktail dresses are in style.

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  • Several other dancers used the stage name "Little Egypt", including Ashea Wabe, who caused a scandal at a New York banquet when it was suggested (falsely) that she was performing in the nude.

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  • Over the years, the hotel has expanded to add a third tower, a spa, and more meeting and banquet space, but the original elegance remains.

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  • Whether for the Oscars or a banquet, a tight, constricting bodice over a more flowing skirt does a lot for a figure.

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  • Besides the unique shopping options, be sure to view the stained glass windows at the Canterbury Toy Shop and the Canterbury Castle Banquet Center.

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  • She was blown clear away to a banquet where she landed in a glass of wine and was drunk by a mortal queen.

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  • If you eat a lot of sugar, you're serving up a banquet for the yeast.

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  • Keep the banquet going for months and years, and it should be no surprise that the yeast colony grows fat and happy.

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  • Banquet by Bloc Party - Post-punk music actually worthy of the title.

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  • Banquet rooms are a fabulous choice for hosting an event, and once you've found the perfect room, you don't have much left to plan.

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  • A banquet room can be just the right place to host numerous celebrations, like baptism dinners, retirement parties or birthday parties.

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  • A banquet room is a great alternative location for a party when your home just won't do.

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  • If you have too many people to fit into a small space, but not enough to require a banquet reception hall, the room is the perfect choice.

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  • Start looking for a banquet room at least six weeks before your planned event.

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  • A banquet room is, at the very least, a small to medium-sized room.

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  • Many banquet rooms may offer packages or add-ons that include various amenities beyond the room and seating.

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  • Most banquet rooms will require a small deposit, and perhaps even a signed contract, to officially reserve the room.

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  • Once the banquet room has been booked, there are a few additional details to take care of before the scheduled party.

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  • Banquet rooms outside of restaurants require some menu planning, and all rooms can use a little decoration to highlight the purpose of the party.

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  • Even if the banquet room does not have a kitchen available, many facilities work with local catering companies.

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  • The amount of party supplies you need to decorate the banquet room depends on the room itself.

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  • Renting a banquet room is the perfect solution when you don't have the time or energy to prepare your own home for a special occasion.

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  • Frat houses are probably the most common location for such parties, but it may also be possible to rent a banquet hall for your event.

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  • Host a casino night, but not with real money of course - Rent a banquet room and set it up like a Las Vegas casino.

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  • Companies with over one hundred employees may find that renting a banquet hall is the best option for a gathering regardless of the time of day the event is scheduled.

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  • Note that banquet halls may require you to use their catering services and charge a minimum amount of money, no matter the head count.

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  • However, when you get there, have a huge group of people in a rented banquet hall.

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  • After all, booking a banquet room is usually cheaper than renting a party boat for your mother's 70th birthday party.

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  • Networking - Guestbooks also often let people become part of mailing lists or other methods of additional communication - whether it's a birthday thank-you card or a fund-raising list at a banquet.

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