Sentence Examples


  • Formerly known as the Toile de St Jean, it was used on certain feast days to decorate the nave of Bayeux cathedral.
  • Doing excellent things continually through all the 'seventies, when he was in late middle age - gaining scope in colour, having now so many notes - faithful no longer wholly to his amazing range of subtle greys, now blithe and silvery, now nobly deep - sending to the Salon great canvases, and to the few enlightened people who would buy them of him the toile or panel of most moderate size on which he best of all expressed himself - Boudin was yet not acceptable to the public or to the fashionable dealer.
  • In French hear, malheur, heureux, malheureux, are all derived from the Latin augurium; the expression ne sous une mauvaise etoile, born under an evil star, corresponds (with the change of toile into astre) to the word malotru, in Provençal malastrue; and son dtoile polit, his star grows pale, belongs to the same class of illusions.
  • Once a calico toile has been produced, several fittings will then follow.
  • You will be supplied calico for making a toile; therefore do not need to bring fabric to the first lesson.

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