In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- He next entered the service of Charles V; then embarked on a privateering expedition, for which Queen Elizabeth provided one of his ships, till the remonstrances of foreign powers led to his arrest.
- When the Orthodox would say something outrageous, the Vatican would make remonstrances privately, but never in public.
- It begins instead with a rather daring remonstrance of God.
- The Taipei Society's remonstrance didn't just target those in power.
- But, at length, having become insensibly accustomed to her, he listened to her remonstrances with no less patience than his mistress.
- Incensed by the government's flouting of basic legal principles, the parlement of Paris, seconded by the provincial courts, condemned royal policy in a flood of remonstrances.
- It was during her remonstrances at his delay that the alleged assault took place.
- Earlier, we might have argued, but we had already seen how little effect remonstrances had on these two.
- There is no remonstrance that carries its message so clearly as a reversal order which upholds due process.
- Is the list mainly a catalogue of wayward institutions that, depending on their own histories and practices, have given greater or lesser heed to the AAUP's remonstrances?
- "Wife," I answered, "I will not sacrifice this calf," and in spite of all her remonstrances, I remained firm.
- Sensing no remonstrance from the two humans he knew to be nearby, he began walking, slowly, drawing Roman's mount along in his wake.
- ‘Every lie you tell me is as obvious as that one,’ she replied without a hint of hurt or remonstrance.
- England should not have stood by and seen a feeble people robbed without raising a note of remonstrance.
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