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STREAM. A current of water. The right to a water course is not a right in the fluid itself so much as a right in the current of the stream. 2 Bouv. Inst. n. 1612. See River; Water Course.

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Le Ruisseau is set in beautiful countryside with views of the Pyrenees, and it's got everything you need for a great family holiday.
Vice President, Analytical Operations; Pierre Du Ruisseau, Ph.
Durante su estancia europea, Castro tomo clases de piano con la famosa pianista venezolana Teresa Carreno, a quien dedico Pres de Ruisseau.
Les fins de semaines, les familles aiment sortir et pique-niquer dans la verdure, prE s d'un ruisseau si possible.
Par exemple, le tee se trouve dans un vallon parcouru par un ruisseau et les couteaux de la circoncision sont remises dans un pot.
telles considerations me semblent de bien difficile apprehension, nous principale-ment qui sentons couler le temps plus sensiblement que ceste mu (monstrant de la main un petit & clair ruisseau, qui couloit contre le canal, environnant l'isle de mon jardin)" (2).
Yet Greenberg's attention to "feminine" textual detail in poems like Desbordes-Valmore's "Un Ruisseau de la Scarpe" and Ackermann's "Promothee" reveals the extent to which each poet relied upon gendered categories and characteristics to create figures of her own isolation and despair.
On y trouve egalement des informations sur des sujets rarement documentes, comme le lavage des vetements au ruisseau, la fabrication de l'empois et les termes relatifs a la peche tels que definis par les pecheurs eux-memes.
At their Le Ruisseau camp, close to the Spanish border, the Fun Club take care of the children giving the parents free time to play millionaires by visiting the nearby exclusive seaside resort of Biarritz.
For two decades Darnton has been elaborating a thesis about the French Revolution that is itself somewhat revolutionary: namely, that the cultural origins of the Revolution lie beyond the witty politesse of the canonical Enlightenment, in the smutty, scandalous, and highly popular works of the so-called Rousseaus du ruisseau (Rousseaus of the gutter).