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  • The French ichthyologist Valenciennes went a step farther, declaring it to be not only specifically but also generically distinct from all other Clupeoids.
  • Both countries, ~ exhausted by twenty years of war, were incapable of bringing it to a successful termination, yet neither would be first to give in.; Mazarin, therefore, disquieted by Conds victory at Valenciennes (I656), reknit the bond of Protestant alliances, and, having nothing to expect from Holland, he deprived Spain of her alliance with Oliver Cromwell (March 23, 1657).
  • Of Valenciennes, of which it is a suburb.
  • Anzin is the centre of important coal-mines of the Valenciennes basin belonging to the Anzin Company, the formation of which dates to 1717.
  • When Conde and Valenciennes had been taken, the British went off to assail Dunkirk and the Prussians retired into Luxemburg.

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