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Present telling of the story centering on a barbarous king of France, his noble twin brother and the aging musketeers, which reps the directorial debut of "Braveheart" scenarist Randall Wallace, gets off to a worrisome start with a barrage of crude anatomical humor, involving the gamy roisterer Porthos (Gerard Depardieu), aimed directly at a '90s teen sensibility.
Vaughan, the magistrate, who allowed him to occupy another place than that allotted to plebian rowdies and roisterers, and ultimately inflicted on him the trumpery penalty of one pound.
The Bard's own bands of harddrinking roisterers would certainly recognise Rooster's timeless qualities.
For the churchwarden's duties extended to breaking into alehouses to haul off roisterers to church, and presenting moral offenders to the ecclesiastical courts.
30am on Sunday morning, an hour when some Paris roisterers will at last be considering shuteye, she will be in the yard supervising the departure of eight Sheikh Rashid horses to Heathrow and Dubai.
This is a shtetl we have not seen before, populated largely by roisterers, rogues, and roughnecks.
In the fiction features, there was a special frisson in seeing 73-year-old Jeanne Moreau luminous playing the 65-yearold Marguerite Duras in Josee Dayan's Cet Amour-La-and those aged roisterers, Tom Courtenay, Michael Caine, and David Hemmings (with an etched Helen Mirren) in Fred Schepisi's Last Orders (UK).
Choosing the better part of valour, the German roisterers fled outside.