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Lira

A term for a currency. It derives its name from "libra," which is the Latin word for a Troy pound of refined silver. It formerly was the name of the currencies in a number of states on the Italian peninsula, including Italy, San Marino and the Vatican. It continues to be the name for currencies in Jordan, Lebanon, Syria and Turkey.
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19) And, in an ironic reversal, it may be more accurate to say that rather than being pursued by the Furies, as is sometimes the case in Greek tragedy, Lise pursues them.
Lise and Joshua have been working with Kockum Sonics, who make ships' horns and can supply ones offering different musical notes.
La these de Lise Schreier peut apporter une lumiere eclairante sur l'importance considerable que le voyage en Orient et la redaction des recits ont joue sur les ecrivains a l'age romantique.
Lise was very beautiful, and if she was say sitting next to me, or if she put her face close to whisper something to me--her dark long hair tickling my ear--my whole body began to throb, like your heart does when you're really scared or you've run as fast as you can.
Think Lise aka Liz's show-biz roots are a dirty little secret?
Parallels between Lise and her female forebears are numerous: she too loves dresses and dancing and is disappointed by Yves's unwillingness to dance, echoing her grandmother's chagrin at her own husband's similar refusal (R, p.
Passos, LISE 1905; Alcacer do Sal: Torrao, margens do Xarrama, 29SNC63,24-IV-1968, A.
During this time, Lise passed twice through German lines and beneath Allied bombing, biking to Paris to transmit and receive orders.
The publication of the inspired and inspiring new collection of essays in which Shoemaker makes that assertion, A Centre of Wonders: The Body in Early America, edited by Janet Moore Lindman and Michele Lise Tarter, marks the arrival of an important new avenue of scholarly inquiry into early America.
But when the sacked host of Have I Got News For You whisked Lise off to the French Alps last week, the atmosphere was distinctly frosty.
And he danced naked with her and her girl friend the night before Lise gave birth to their son Isaac.
In the beginning of her adult life, Lise is an army driver at the close of World War II.