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Medley Centre - Anchor Stores - Former
... Bon Ton – Opened 1993 as McCurdy's, closed in 1994, became Bon-Ton in 1995 ... (127,068 sq ft.) McCurdy's – opened 1993, closed 1994, became Bon-Ton in 1995 ...
Clément Janequin - List of Chansons
... Celuy qui du moqueur Cent baysers au despartir Cent mille foys C'est a bon droit C'est a moy qu'en veult C'est gloire à Dieu C'est mon amy Chantons, sonnons ... Dieu, y a il (Saint-Gelais) Helas, amy, ta loyauté* Hellas, mon Dieu, ton ire (G ... Il estoit une fillette Il faut que de tous mes esprits Il feroit bon planter le may Il me suffit du temps passé Il n'est plaisir ne passe temps Il s'en va tard ...

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    Resorts advertised for waitresses, specifying that they “must appear in short clothes or no engagement.” Below a Gospel Guide column headed, “Where our Local Divines Will Hang Out Tomorrow,” was an account of spirited gun play at the Bon Ton. In Jeff Winney’s California Concert Hall, patrons “bucked the tiger” under the watchful eye of Kitty Crawhurst, popular “lady” gambler.
    —Administration in the State of Colo, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)

    Hearing your words, and not a word among them
    Tuned to my liking, on a salty day
    When inland woods were pushed by winds, that flung them
    Hissing to leeward like a ton of spray,
    Edna St. Vincent Millay (1892–1950)

    We women are not made for governing and if we are good women, we must dislike these masculine occupations; but there are times which force one to take interest in them mal gré bon gré, and I do, of course, intensely.
    Victoria (1819–1901)