lorgnette


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lorgnette

Eyeglasses for occasional use, held before the eyes by a handle, into which the lenses may fold when not in use (British Standard). See spectacle lens; spectacles.
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Dans cette nouvelle lorgnette, l'espace n'apparait plus comme lineaire ou fixe.
Janiture, supported from 4-1 to 5-2 favourite, could hardly have taken the novices' handicap chase with more ease under Bobby McNally as the combination had nine lengths to spare from Lorgnette.
BALTIC MAGIC - 20-1 (10-12) Disputed lead, driven to lead 9th, ridden and headed 2 out, no chance with winner, 2nd of 12, 8l behind Lorgnette (11-0) at Plumpton 2m 5f nh nov hdl (E) gd in Nov.
The images reproduced here can be viewed with the standard viewer used for stereoscopic aerial photographs or with a simple lorgnette viewer.
A travers la lorgnette de l'autorite et du genre (authority and gender) L.
Pemberton follows many essayists (such as Ellison and Baldwin) who have expressed the ironic absurdities of black American experience; she adds a wicked sense of fun in deflating pretense--her descriptions of an academic gathering where "a lorgnette salesman could have made a killing" (203) and an English department picnic should become classics.
A lorgnette viewer and a pair of anaglyph glasses, required for viewing in stereo, are included with every copy.
Lorgnette, freshened up by a break since winning at Plumpton in November, can strike for Blandford trainer Robert Alner in the Levy Board Handicap Hurdle.
The Hollywood star looked most uncomfortable knocking back cocktails and peering through a long jewelled lorgnette.
Cette mise en institution, qu'on avait pris l'habitude d'interpreter comme une fatalite ou un dernier recours pour les vieillards indigents, devenait, sous la lorgnette de Bradbury, le choix delibere de sujets rationnels et agissants.
For example, in her review of Literary Lorgnette (in Slavic Review 60, no.
He has not been out since lifting a three-mile novice event at Taunton at the end of October by a length and a quarter from Lorgnette.