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He did not say that the Emperor had kept him, and Prince Andrew noticed this affectation of modesty.
Its Literature and Art have what one might call the kink of the unseen about them, and this persists even through decadence and affectation. There is more liberty of action in England, but for liberty of thought go to bureaucratic Prussia.
Strickland would not go near them, not from any affectation of stoicism, for I found him seated on a three-legged stool when I went into the studio one day and he was alone, but because he did not like them.
Sergey Ivanovitch used to say that he knew and liked the peasantry, and he often talked to the peasants, which he knew how to do without affectation or condescension, and from every such conversation he would deduce general conclusions in favor of the peasantry and in confirmation of his knowing them.
Theirs was the affectation of respectability; - if indeed there be an affectation so honorable.
Vincy could tap his snuff-box over it and be jovial, without even an intermittent affectation of solemnity; and Mr.
Les admis en seconde de Biankouma sont surpris cette annee de constater qu'ils doivent consulter les resultats de leurs affectations sur internet notamment sur le site du ministere de l'education Nationale, de l'Enseignement technique et de la Formation professionnelle a travers la direction de l'orientation et des bourses.
A cette occasion, le ministre a souligne que les affectations budgetaires finales allouees en 2016, au titre du budget de fonctionnement, etaient de l'ordre de 21,34 milliards de dinars, reparties sur les services centraux (1,24 milliards de dinars) et les services exterieurs (20,10 milliards de dinars), ajoutant que les affectations plafonnees ont ete estimees, durant la meme annee, a 15,85 milliards de dinars.
The documentary risks being too arty, but Win Butler's onstage enthusiasm and theatricality in numbers like "Rebellion (Lies)" manage to override any affectations. Also on the discs are the "Here Comes the Night" TV special and director's-cut versions of five songs.
Le secteur de l'agriculture, des forets et autres affectations des terres occupe la deuxieme position.
A un mois de la reprise effective des cours, les affectations des laureats des Centres regionaux des metiers de l'education et de la formation (CRMEF) dans les regions du Royaume battent leur plein.
Combined with the brothers' natural flair for arch theatrics, the sparse piano melodies and falsetto vocal turned songs like How Do I Get To CarnegieHall?and Suburban Cowboy into a baroque cabaret, full of quirky affectations and the most unlikely singalongs.