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Nevers

(French nəvɛr)
n
(Placename) a city in central France: capital of the former duchy of Nivernais; engineering industry. Pop: 40 131 (2006)
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This man was Armand Jean Duplessis, Cardinal de Richelieu; not such as he is now represented--broken down like an old man, suffering like a martyr, his body bent, his voice failing, buried in a large armchair as in an anticipated tomb; no longer living but by the strength of his genius, and no longer maintaining the struggle with Europe but by the eternal application of his thoughts--but such as he really was at this period; that is to say, an active and gallant cavalier, already weak of body, but sustained by that moral power which made of him one of the most extraordinary men that ever lived, preparing, after having supported the Duc de Nevers in his duchy of Mantua, after having taken Nimes, Castres, and Uzes, to drive the English from the Isle of Re and lay siege to La Rochelle.
That head has never conspired," murmured he, "but it matters not; we will see.
But, monseigneur, I know nothing about them; I have never seen her.
Say this to him: `Sire, you are deceived as to the feeling in France, as to the opinions of the towns, and the prejudices of the army; he whom in Paris you call the Corsican ogre, who at Nevers is styled the usurper, is already saluted as Bonaparte at Lyons, and emperor at Grenoble.
The house of Nevers, the house of Rome, the house of Reims, which have disappeared; the Hôtel de Cluny, which still exists, for the consolation of the artist, and whose tower was so stupidly deprived of its crown a few years ago.
Let us say here that a prince's apartment was then composed of never less than eleven large rooms, from the chamber of state to the oratory, not to mention the galleries, baths, vapor-baths, and other "superfluous places," with which each apartment was provided; not to mention the private gardens for each of the king's guests; not to mention the kitchens, the cellars, the domestic offices, the general refectories of the house, the poultry-yards, where there were twenty-two general laboratories, from the bakehouses to the wine-cellars; games of a thousand sorts, malls, tennis, and riding at the ring; aviaries, fishponds, menageries, stables, barns, libraries, arsenals and foundries.
As for the Palace of the Bourse, which is Greek as to its colonnade, Roman in the round arches of its doors and windows, of the Renaissance by virtue of its flattened vault, it is indubitably a very correct and very pure monument; the proof is that it is crowned with an attic, such as was never seen in Athens, a beautiful, straight line, gracefully broken here and there by stovepipes.
Framework agreement for the supply and delivery of electricity with associated services for the account of the control group consisting of the city of Nevers - Coordinator - CCAS Nevers and catering union.
Startup founder Andy Nevers launches beta version of fashion technology website which seeks to boost business, accessibility, and popularity for diverse image professionals
BLAYDON'S Chris Wearmouth and Robbie Kalbraer have been named in the England Counties' XV to face France Federale at Nevers on Friday, January 31 (8.
Staut and the new country duo Hanne Sorvaag & Steff Nevers are the first confirmed artists to "Countryfestivalen Seljord 2013".
By confronting a never-ending and unproductive cycle of negativity the elusive joy of the holiday season can be found--not just now but every day of the year, says Johnson, author of Overcoming the Nevers.