How to use Beatrix in a sentence
The larger antelopes, so common on the African side of the Gulf of Aden, are not found, except one variety, the Oryx beatrix (called by the Arabs, wild cow), which is an inhabitant of the Nafud between Tema and Hail; it is about the size of a donkey, white, and with long straight horns.
His first quarrel with Portugal was settled by his marriage, in 1382, with Beatrix, daughter of the Portuguese king Ferdinand.
A general reconciliation followed, which was assisted ley the betrothal of Otto to Philip's eldest daughter Beatrix, but as she was only ten years old, the marriage was deferred until the 22nd of July 1212.
Otto was now again chosen German king, and to aid and mark the general reconciliation he was betrothed to the murdered kings daughter Beatrix.
On the 9th of June 1156 the king was married at Wiirzburg to Beatrix, daughter and heiress of the dead count of Upper Burgundy, Renaud III., when Upper Burgundy or Franche Comte, as it is sometimes called, was added to his possessions.Advertisement
Having captured Ancona, he marched to Rome, stormed the Leonine city, and procured the enthronement of Paschal, and the coronation of his wife Beatrix; but his victorious career was stopped by the sudden outbreak of a pestilence which destroyed the German army and drove the emperor as a fugitive to Germany, where he remained for the ensuing six years.
He left by his wife, Beatrix, five sons, of whom the eldest afterwards became emperor as Henry VI.
He was less fortunate in his efforts to vindicate the rights of his wife Beatrix to the throne of Portugal.
It forms part of the cycle of the chansons de geste dealing with the Crusade, and relates how Helyas, knight of the swan, is guided by the swan to the help of the duchess of Bouillon and marries her daughter Ida or Beatrix in circumstances exactly parallel to the adventures of Lohengrin and Elsa of Brabant, and with the like result.
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The soft browns and yellows typical of a Beatrix Potter theme work with either gender.
For a peaceful and innocent nursery theme, Beatrix Potter nursery items can transform a room into a haven for your baby and for you on some of those sleepless nights.
Beatrix Potter was a female book writer and illustrator in early 20th century England.
Making a Beatrix Potter themed nursery creates a haven much like the natural park areas that Beatrix Potter loved so much and made the effort to preserve for future generations.
Full of small, friendly animals, grass and flowers, a Beatrix Potter nursery is a kind of indoor garden.Advertisement
Creating an entire nursery with Beatrix Potter motifs is not difficult to do.
You'll want to start with walls that feature a soft colors and a very light colored rug that will complement the pale blues, greens, yellows, and browns in the Beatrix Potter illustrations.
Try not to overdo it though; having Beatrix Potter on every surface may appeal to some parents, but for others, a few strategically chosen items on the right color backgrounds will have an even greater Beatrix Potter effect.
On the website Murals Your Way, you will find a few different Beatrix Potter murals, such as the beloved image of Peter Rabbit shown on the cover of most publications of the book.
This website also offers a large selection of woodland scenes, some featuring just trees and grass, but most with beloved characters from Beatrix Potter's books.Advertisement
At the Beatrix Potter Shop (located in the UK but fulfilling Web orders online with reasonable international shipping costs), you can find adorable Beatrix Potter curtains.
Beatrix Potter nursery items in the form of crib bedding can easily be paired with solid colors (pale).
For example, start with pale blue or yellow sheets and a cream colored blanket, and simply add a Beatrix Potter throw pillow to make the bed fit into the theme.
Another easy way to make the crib into a Beatrix Potter bed is to keep all of the bedding in gentle colors and add Beatrix Potter decals to the baby bed itself.
Entire bedding sets in Beatrix Potter themes can be found on eBay and at the Potter shop in England, but again these can be quite pricey.Advertisement
You can do a lot with stuffed animals and small figurines, not to mention things that your child can actually use, such as Beatrix Potter books, puzzles, and letter figurines to learn the alphabet.
Potter's beloved characters make a wonderful nursery theme suitable for both girls and boys, and Beatrix Potter nursery items create a timeless appeal that children and adults love.