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  • 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.
  • Formerly known as the Toile de St Jean, it was used on certain feast days to decorate the nave of Bayeux cathedral.
 
 

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