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so servile is the modern novelist's dependence upon his canaille of an audience" (298; original emphasis).
They could be controlled and pacified only by the sanctions and strictures of religion which, Voltaire proclaimed, "must be destroyed among respectable people and left to the canaille large and small, for whom it was made.
Jessica Harrington trains Canaille, who has been placed on his two previous starts.
For her husband the lower orders were still "la canaille.
Jessica Harrington's CANAILLE has run in two hot maidens so far and should have no trouble getting off the mark at the third time of asking.
nick's horses to follow Angels Art August 9 Bible Belt July 19 Cabin August 9 Canaille August 16 Casela Park August 9 Charpoy August 16 Comedic Art July 19 Daddy Longlegs August 16 Daydawn August 16 Dimona July 19 East Meets West August 9 Foot Perfect August 9 Jumbo Rio August 2 Learn August 2 Limetree Lady August 2 Moving Statue July 19 Requisition August 9 Riviera Poet August 2 Smithfield July 19 Stephen's Green August 16 side with livingston if he goes IT'S the Group 2 EBF Fund Futurity at the Curragh on Saturday and, while most eyes will be on York's Ebor, this race could well throw up a Classic contender for next season.
He's a very nice colt," McCabe said of last night's winner, who scored by two lengths from Canaille with Astrology's stablemate, Mannheim, the 4-6 favourite, fading to finish a neck back in third.
These latter groups, which comprised the majority of the city's population, had little or no property, lived in precarious financial circumstances, and were looked down upon by their betters as the canaille or gens de neant ("the worthless people" or "those without property").
Killing and being killed has a certain Homeric dignity--Aristotle was the tutor of Alexander, and they were all for that sort of thing--but look at that boiling, oily swarm of mercenaries, profiteers, kidnappers, gangsters, looters, decapitators, child-bombers, spinmeisters, misogynist canaille.
As I've already argued, modern intellectuals have adopted the disdain for majority fostered by the French Enlightenment, which regarded the lower orders as the canaille, people too unenlightened to think rationally and prey to superstition and primitive instincts.
Meanwhile, the change of colour, as opposed to tone, between the rocks and their reflection in the water in Signac's Cassis: Cap Canaille (1889) marks a rare challenge to Seurat for mastery of luminosity.