Tarbes


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Tarbes

(French tarb)
n
(Placename) a town in SW France: noted for the breeding of Anglo-Arab horses. Pop: 48 166 (2011)
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Don Quixote took windmills for giants, and sheep for armies; D'Artagnan took every smile for an insult, and every look as a provocation--whence it resulted that from Tarbes to Meung his fist was constantly doubled, or his hand on the hilt of his sword; and yet the fist did not descend upon any jaw, nor did the sword issue from its scabbard.
Yes, but before we can kill him -- and he will be hard to kill, that Swiss -- he will shriek out and the whole picket will come, and we shall be taken like foxes, we, who are lions, and thrown into some dungeon, where we shall not even have the consolation of seeing this frightful gray sky of Rueil, which no more resembles the sky of Tarbes than the moon is like the sun.
it was my ill fate to slay him in a bickering which broke out in a field near the township of Tarbes.
Charvis joined Newcastle two years ago after spending the previous season with the French second division side Tarbes, having failed to secure a contract with one of the Welsh regions.
After arriving at Liverpool John Lennon Airport on Friday August 6 at 10pm from Tarbes Airport, Lourdes, I was appalled at the state of the arrivals area.
The game will also see the Falcons debut of Wales captain Colin Charvis after his move from French club Tarbes.
And Charvis, who has been in outstanding form with Tarbes of France, said: "It gave us all a lift and especially Wales after the way we played against England in the quarter final.
Additionally, fixed cutter drill bit manufacturing facilities in Houston and Tarbes, France, and the creation of new sales offices in emerging regions, will support Varel's global marketing and sales objectives for the oil & gas industry.
Charvis had to spend a year in French rugby with Tarbes after the Welsh game went regional in 2003.
The Rebels return home next Wednesday to take on French giants and former European Cup champions Tarbes at the Rhondda Fach Sports Centre (tip off 7.
The 31-year-old has been training with his new colleagues and said: ``When I decided to leave Tarbes, I wanted to challenge myself and play at the very top level in British rugby.
The Welsh side were beaten 89-77 at home by former winners Tarbes Gespe Bigore.