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perse

 (pûrs)
adj.
Dark grayish blue or purple.

[Middle English pers, from Old French, from Medieval Latin persus, back-formation from Latin Persicus, Persian, from Greek Persikos, a Persian, from Persēs, a Persian, from Old Persian Pārsa, of Median origin; akin to Old Persian Parthava-, Parthian.]

perse

(pɜːs)
n
(Colours)
a. a dark greyish-blue colour
b. (as adjective): perse cloth.
[C14: from Old French, from Medieval Latin persus, perhaps changed from Latin Persicus Persian]

Perse

(pɜːs; French pɛrs)
n
(Biography) Saint-John (ˈsɪndʒən), real name Alexis Saint-Léger. 1887–1975, French poet, born in Guadeloupe. His works include Anabase (1922) and Chronique (1960). Nobel prize for literature 1960

per se

(pɜr ˈseɪ, ˈsi, pər)
adv.
by, of, for, or in itself; intrinsically.
[1565–75; < Latin per sē by itself, translation of Greek kath' autó]

Perse

(pɛrs, pɜrs)

n.
St.-John (ˈsɪn dʒən) St.-John Perse.
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Thence we sailed sadly on, glad to have escaped death, though we had lost our comrades, and came to the Aeaean island, where Circe lives--a great and cunning goddess who is own sister to the magician Aeetes--for they are both children of the sun by Perse, who is daughter to Oceanus.
299 PERSE DION GENOS to PERSE, DION GENOS, was thought to have been Dius) was a native of Cyme in Aeolis, where he was a seafaring trader and, perhaps, also a farmer.
Either in Cyme or Ascra, two sons, Hesiod and Perses, were born to the settler, and these, after his death, divided the farm between them.
Again, Hesiod's story of his relations with his brother Perses have been treated with scepticism (see Murray, "Anc.
Posener (La Premiere Domination perse en Egypte: Recueil d'inscriptions hieroglyphiques, Bibliotheque d'Etude XI [Cairo: Publications de l'Institut Francais d'Archeologie Orientale, 1936], 5-6) and J.
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Hopefully it will be some consolation that Perse, a privileged PS15,000-a-year private establishment in Cambridge, acknowledges the enormity of the offence caused by its pupils.
Sorti de l'ombre, Ibrahim Al-Douri, l'ancien vice-president de Saddam Hussein, vivant en clandestinite, a accuse, de son cote, dans une video diffusee par la chaEne Al-Arabiya, le Premier ministre irakien de mettre en oeuvre [beaucoup moins que]un projet perse qui vise a diviser l'Irak en petitsEetats[beaucoup plus grand que].
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Spotted toasting and talking to Departures head editor Richard David Story: tall, blond, still-hotties Sharon Stone and Alana Stewart; and Claire Forlani, Stephen Dorff (without Pamela Anderson), Tracee Ellis Ross, Greg Lauren (Ralph's son) and his girlfriend Elizabeth Berkley, clothing designer James Perse and jewelry designer Loree Rodkin.
The result means it was bettered in the private schools'GCSE table only by St Paul's School in London in first place, Cambridge's Perse School for Girls in second and Eton in third.
He rejects, now, all that to him seems mannered (Gauguin, Saint-John Perse, Jouve) or dogmatic (Claudel) or simply "amorous melancholy": "On ne raconte plus n'importe quoi, on s'enchante moins de mots; et, avec plus de modestie, on va plus loin, ou plus profond.