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After a few evasive moves by the Concorde, and a move to decoy
the heatseeking missiles fired by the phantom, the Mirages shoot
down the F-4 and the Concorde continues to paris, although to it alternate, Le Bourget instead of Charles de Gaulle.
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of order and decorum
Allan Cunningham, who forms only a humble estimate of his genius, remarks that his songs "have much softness and truth, an insinuating grace of manners, and a decorum
of expression, with no small skill in the dramatic management of the stories."
However, the often tragic endings of classical drama were rejected out of a sense of decorum
: early writers of opera seria librettos such as Apostolo Zeno felt that virtue should be rewarded and shown triumphant.
A pristine, methodical man known for his punctuality and decorum
, he is depicted as never appearing in public without wearing reflective sunglasses (it is speculated that a possible reason for this is that his eyes are "extremely light-sensitive").
of Paolo Veronese: Notes on the «Marriage at Cana»”, Art the Ape of Nature: Studies in Honor of H. W. Janson.
Such a marriage of the appropriate language with the character and setting (ethos) defines a rhythm of decorum
, the distinctive rhythm of drama.
The site's administrators used to have the ability to "borg"-prevent from using the Chatterbox or message system-those users whose behavior violated the unwritten standards of politeness and decorum
The President and Speaker preside over the daily sessions of their respective chambers, maintaining decorum
and deciding points of order.
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