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sixte

(sɪkst)
n
(Fencing) the sixth of eight basic positions from which a parry or attack can be made in fencing
[from French: (the) sixth (parrying position), from Latin sextus sixth]
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Sixte Ntamatungiro of University of Arkansas-Pine Bluff), and outreach communications (Dr.
We are excited about our ongoing partnership with Carnival Corporation to enhance our facilities at the Port of Barcelona and continue our momentum as one of the top cruise destinations in the world," said Sixte Cambra, president of the Port Authority of Barcelona.
Le langage musical de Tremblay demeure simple, avec ses cycles de quintes, ses nombreux retards, ses rares modulations et son harmonie tonale qui est neanmoins agrementee d'accords de septieme diminuee et de sixte augmentee dans plusieurs oeuvres.
Quatre mois plus tard, Sixte Quint confirma le tout en prononcant l'excommunication d'Henri III (5).
1983): "Ce seroit chose trop longue de raconter touttes les antiquites qui se voyent a Rome, comme aussi les excenentes choses qui y ont este nouvellement faicte par le Pape Sixte Ve d'a present, lesquelles estant touttes redigges par escrit, tant les antiquites comme aussi ce qui a este faict de nouveau, je ne m'y arrestere plus longuement, joinct que seroit chose suffisant pour amplir ung gros volume" (171).
The first is narrated by a man named Sixte, who lives in the H6tel de la Vermine et des Rats and loves a woman named Reine.
Et l'amy les declare / glose / ou efface selon le // cas, et avec ce amaine a son pro // pos toutes les opinions et auctoritez des modernes docteurs // avec la saincte escripture et de // cretz de l'eglise comme de Balle [sic for Basle] et // de Sixte en les soustenant et de // fendant vertueusement.
Penellope gresham was borne at fulham | on good friday the sixte day of Aprill | betweene the howers of xi and xij in the | fore noone in the xlith yeare of the / raing | of our Soueraing Lady Q Elizabeth.
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The book's formal chapters conclude with a reiteration of Wallace's "sixth of six" thesis apropos of the Wife of Bath's quest for husband number six, which, Wallace asserts, is to be satisfied by Chaucer himself--"Welcome the sixte, whan that evere he shal" (3.
Nearly 1,300 guests, including Xavier Trias, Mayor of Barcelona; Sixte Cambra, president of the Port of Barcelona and Jose Alberto Carbonell, director of the Port of Barcelona, were in attendance.
We are expecting great participation, showing the strength and the resilience of the cruise industry in the Mediterranean and reinforcing the commitment of the ship owners and the cruise industry to our port and our city, Barcelona," said Sixte Cambra, president of the Port of Barcelona.