She leaned against her mother and burst into such a loud, ringing fit of laughter that even the prim visitor could not help joining in.
On the 16th of November 1870 he was proclaimed king of Spain by the Cortes; but, before he could arrive at Madrid, Marshal Prim, chief promoter of his candidature, was assassinated.
The real power was in the hands of the military politicians, Francisco Serrano and Juan Prim (q.
The process was developed by Madame Lefebre in 1859; by Meissner in 1863, who found that moist gases gave a better result; and by Prim in 1882, who sparked the gases under pressure; it was also used by Lord Rayleigh in his isolation of argon.
He joined O'Donnell and Espartero in 1854 against a revolutionary cabinet, and shortly afterwards turned against O'Donnell to assist the Democrats and Progressists under Prim, Rivero, Castelar, and Sagasta in the unsuccessful movements of 1866, and was obliged to go abroad.
He seconded the Progressist and revolutionary campaign of Prim and the Progressists against the throne of Queen Isabella, conspiring and going into exile with them.
He returned, via Gibraltar, with Prim, Serrano and others, to take part in the rising at Cadiz, which culminated in the revolution of September 1868, and Sagasta was in succession a minister several times under Serrano and then under King Amadeo of Savoy, 1868-187 2.
Connie stammered out a prim salutation, still staring at him, and Lisa blushed at Giddon's obvious amusement.
He had, besides, a relish for Hobbes's wit (as he used to say, " Here comes the bear to be baited "), and did not like the old man the less because his presence at court scandalized the bishops or the prim virtue of Chancellor Hyde.
The city was the birthplace of General Prim (1814-1870) and of the painter Mariano Fortuny (1839-1874).
PRIVET, in botany, the vernacular name of Ligustrum, l a genus of Oleaceae, containing about thirty-five species, natives 1 Other vernacular names for the common species are prim, primprint, primwort and primrose.
On the 27th ~f December 1870, on the very day on which the new king reached Carthagena, Prim was murdered by assassins who were never discovered.
They swerved from the mild free trade policy which was inaugurated by Seor Figuerola and by Prim at the beginning of the Revolution, and to which was due the remarkable progress of the foreign trade.
It is therefore not surprising that he eagerly welcomed the opportunity of gaining the goodwill of Spain, and supported by all the means in his power the offer made by Marshal Prim that Prince Leopold of Hohenzollern should be chosen king of that country.
The critic has also to remember the historical value of Morris's literary influence, following upon the prim domesticities of early Victorian verse, and breaking in upon Tennyson's least happy phase of natural homeliness.
On the 14th of December Vera Cruz was occupied by Spanish troops under General Prim; the French fleet and troops arrived soon after, with instructions to seize and hold the Gulf ports and collect the customs for the three Powers till a settlement was effected; Great Britain sent ships, and landed only 700 marines.
Similarly, the surprising damascening by Messrs Zuluaga of Madrid in the monument to General Prim, and that of Alvarez of Toledo, give hope that the Spanish craftsman only needs to be properly directed.
He thus gave much trouble to men like Serrano, Topete and Prim, who had never harboured the idea of drifting into advanced democracy, and who had each his own scheme for re-establishing the monarchy with certain constitutional restrictions.
Castelar was compromised in the first rising of June 1866, which was concerted by Marshal Prim, and crushed, after much bloodshed, in the streets by Marshals O'Donnell and Serrano.
Montpensier was supposed to be unwelcome to Napoleon, and was opposed by Prim, who had also committed himself to the prophecy that the Bourbons would never return to Spain.
prim old lady, carried on business as a hatter.
Afterwards he joined the expedition to Mexico under Prim.
She went into exile at the end of September 1868, after her Moderado generals had made a slight show of resistance that was crushed at the battle of Alcolea by Marshals Serrano and Prim.
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prim man, in the huge yellow ruff, is Richard Hawkins, the admiral's hereafter famous son.
very prim, very proper, some say austere.
Apart from that she's rather prim where it comes to sex.
Benn always looked immaculate, well dressed, so prim and proper.
sequined cocktail dress beneath a prim knee-length tweed coat, or a camisole top under a blazer.
Throughout the revolutionary period he represented in cabinets with Prim, Serrano and Ruiz Zorilla, and lastly under King Amadeus, the advanced Radical tendencies of the men who wanted to give Spain a democratic monarchy.
In 1870 he was elected president of the House of Deputies, and seconded Prim in offering the throne to Amadeus of Savoy.
The principal incidents in its political history arose out of the occurrences of 1843 (see Spain, History), in connexion with which the town received the title of city, and Generals Zurbano and Prim were made counts of Reus.
It should not be denied that he did not always escape the pitfalls of such a method of treatment, the faces becoming sleek and prim, with a smirk of sexless religiosity which hardly eludes the artificial or even the hypocritical; on other minds, therefore, and these some of the most masculine and resolute, he produces little genuine impression.
They shed layers to reveal a see-through sequined cocktail dress beneath a prim knee-length tweed coat, or a camisole top under a blazer.
This year, try something new -- shop early for an Easter dress for your little princess so that you can be sure she'll look as prim and proper or as cute and fun as you like.
Add prim white anklets trimmed with lace and a matching pair of shoes for the finishing touch to any ensemble.
She steered clear of the risqué look, instead choosing an almost prim, pale pink Versace gown.
An intriguing example of prim couture, the look of 1950s cocktail dresses was one that still resonates in modern fashion.
Seen on everything from fitted coats to sexy column dresses, plaid made a sudden shift from prim and proper to bold and brash.
Prior to that prim reign, Britons had enjoyed masquerade balls like their Italian friends.
Among her first collections were body-skimming pieces that contrasted with the prim, reserved styles of her day.
Designer stiletto boots are a perfect pick if you like wearing upscale designs that add height, look prim and proper, and can have added sex appeal for nights out.
Prior to starting the role of the prim and proper Bree Van De Kamp Hodge on ABC's Desperate Housewives, Marcia Cross played a wide variety of roles in several daytime and primetime dramas.
If we want to look larger, smaller, sexier, more prim... there is a fashion for it.
Brebeuf (1635) says that Iouskeha gives growth and fair weather (Tylor, Prim.
Undeterred by rumours of a plot against his own life, Amedeo entered Madrid alone, riding at some distance from his suite to the church where Marshal Prim's body lay in state.
The one, of Sidonian origin, is pre served by Damascius .(de prim.
Dr Tylor writes on this point as follows (Prim.
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