La valliere


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n La valliere A neck ornament consisting of a chain and single jewelled pendant, or drop; also, the pendant itself.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
after the Duchesse de La Valliere, , a mistress of Louis XI. RHUD


In literature:

He quoted history and recent events: Louis XIV., Louise de la Valliere, and Marie Therese of France, and so on.
"A German Pompadour" by Marie Hay
It was the first expression of "La Valliere" since she had come timidly to court.
"Royal Palaces and Parks of France" by Milburg Francisco Mansfield
There he was wont to meet his mistress, Madame de la Valliere, and there he determined to erect a vast pleasure-palace and gardens.
"The Story of Paris" by Thomas Okey
At the time that Louise de La Valliere entered her household Madame Henriette was enjoying her hour of triumph.
"In Château Land" by Anne Hollingsworth Wharton
We all know for what reason Le Roi Soleil addressed himself to the wooing of La Valliere.
"The Dop Doctor" by Clotilde Inez Mary Graves
"The Humors of Falconbridge" by Jonathan F. Kelley
Or perhaps it is La Valliere that the reader of "Vingt Ans Apres" is inclined to flee.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson, Volume 9" by Robert Louis Stevenson
It is described by the Duke de la Valliere as almost unparalleled for its richness, its elegance, and its brilliancy.
"Curiosities of Literature, Vol. 3 (of 3)" by Isaac Disraeli
La Valliere succeeded the Sieur de Soulanges and was for six years commander of Acadia.
"Glimpses of the Past" by W. O. Raymond
Louise de la Valliere.
"Timar's Two Worlds" by Mór Jókai
The gentle La Valliere wept bitterly; she knew nothing of the misfortune that menaced her.
"Nuts and Nutcrackers" by Charles James Lever
Louise de la Valliere.
"The Lamplighter" by Maria S. Cummins
The first was Versailles, the second La Valliere.
"Historia Amoris: A History of Love, Ancient and Modern" by Edgar Saltus
Vallier, Jean Baptiste de la Croix Chevrieres des= (1653-1727).
"The Makers of Canada: Index and Dictionary of Canadian History" by Various
"Here and Hereafter" by Barry Pain
The church of St. Louis is interesting for a relic of the unfortunate Louise de la Valliere.
"A Wanderer in Paris" by E. V. Lucas
In the Duke de la Valliere's catal.
"The Dance of Death" by Francis Douce
The beautiful La Valliere is still the heroine of the people.
"Women of History" by Anonymous
La Valliere, Governor of Acadia, succeeded by Perrot.
"The History of the Thirteen Colonies of North America 1497-1763" by Reginald W. Jeffery
It's a pearl la valliere.
"Under Cover" by Roi Cooper Megrue