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Mari   /mˈɑri/   Listen
Mari

noun
1.
A member of a rural Finnish people living in eastern Russia.  Synonyms: Cheremis, Cheremiss.
2.
The Finnic language spoken by the Cheremis.  Synonyms: Cheremis, Cheremiss.






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"Mari" Quotes from Famous Books



... 9th, Roger his serviceable letters of the Lord Rosenberg. Sept. 12th, the wynde cam East after five wekes most part West. Sept. 16th, ante meridiem hora 9 in delinquiciis A. C. incidi ex ingratitudine concepta ex verbis uxoris, et Anall Mari. Sept. 22nd, stilo veteri, I delivered to Mr. Jacob for England by ...
— The Private Diary of Dr. John Dee - And the Catalog of His Library of Manuscripts • John Dee

... ou, les Amours de la Reyne Marguerite de Valois," which is written in the person of her husband, and bears on the title-page these initials: D. R. H. Q. M.; that is to say, "du Roi Henri Quatre, Mari." This work professes to give a relation of Marguerite's conduct during her residence at the castle of Usson; but it contains so many gross absurdities and indecencies that it is undeserving of attention, and appears ...
— Memoirs of Marguerite de Valois, Complete • Marguerite de Valois, Queen of Navarre

... lonely condition of Dudley Venner in that fine mansion-house of his, and with that strange daughter, who would never be married, as many people thought, in spite of all the stories. The feelings expressed by the good folks who dated from the time when they "buried aour little Anny Mari'," and others of that homespun stripe, were founded in reason, after all. And so it was natural enough that they should be shared by various ladies, who, having conjugated the verb to live as far as the preterpluperfect tense, ...
— The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table • Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)

... called "the Mari Llwyd" was known at Christmas. A horse's skull is "dressed up with ribbons, and supported on a pole by a man who is concealed under a large white cloth. There is a contrivance for opening and shutting the jaws, and the figure pursues and bites ...
— Christmas in Ritual and Tradition, Christian and Pagan • Clement A. Miles

... Schouwaloff. See ant'e, p. 382, letter 245. Walpole says, in a note to Madame du Deffand's letter to him of the 19th of April, 1766, "Il fut IC favori, l'on croit le mari, de la Czarine Elizabeth de Russie, et pendant douze ans de faveur il ne se fit point ...
— The Letters of Horace Walpole Volume 3 • Horace Walpole

... occur—it's a mistake!" said Nina Alexandrovna quickly, looking, at the prince rather anxiously. "Mon mari se trompe," she ...
— The Idiot • (AKA Feodor Dostoevsky) Fyodor Dostoyevsky

... d'Avalos, l'une des belles princesses du pais, mariee avec le prince de Venouse, laquelle s'estant enamourachee du comte d'Andriane, l'un des beaux princes du pais aussy, et s'estans tous deux concertez a la jouissance et le mari l'ayant descouverte ... les fit tous deux massacrer par gens appostez; si que le lendemain on trouva ces deux belles moictiez et creatures exposees et tendues sur le pave devant la porte de la maison, toutes mortes et froides, ...
— The Well of Saint Clare • Anatole France

... a survey of the offices last. Here she found, already established, the two Plinies, with Mari', the sister of the elder Pliny, Bess, the wife of the younger, and Mony—alias Desdemona— a collateral of the race, by ties and affinities that garter-king-at- arms could not have traced genealogically; since he would have been puzzled to say whether the woman was ...
— Wyandotte • James Fenimore Cooper

... the new Duke of Orleans 'a remercie Monsieur de Melfort, and I believe, 'pas sans raison', having had obligations to him; 'mais il ne l'a pas remercie en mari poli', but rather roughly. Il faut que ce soit un bourru'. I am told, too, that people get bits of his father's rags, by way of relies; I wish them joy, they will do them a great deal of good. ...
— The PG Edition of Chesterfield's Letters to His Son • The Earl of Chesterfield

... agreste nihil, neque efferum quid prae se ferentes. Quin & vox illis humana, sed omnibus, etiam accolis, prorsus ignota lingua, multoque amplius Nonosi sociis. Vivunt marinis ostreis, & piscibus e mari ad insulam projectis. Audaces minime sunt, ut nostris conspectis hominibus, quemadmodum nos visa ingenti fera, metu ...
— A Philological Essay Concerning the Pygmies of the Ancients • Edward Tyson

... Embassy to Lord Cowley till he had communicated with France, and ascertained that the nomination would be agreeable to the King. It was expected that St. Aulaire or Latour-Maubourg would have come here. It is of Madame de St. Aulaire that Talleyrand said, 'Elle cherche l'esprit que son mari trouve.' (This anecdote I suspect not to be true, or not true of Madame de St. Aulaire, who is a very intelligent, agreeable woman, more lively and with more finesse d'esprit ...
— The Greville Memoirs - A Journal of the Reigns of King George IV and King William IV, Vol. III • Charles C. F. Greville

... [Footnote 26. Suave mari magno turbantibus aequora ventis E terra magnum alterius spectare laborem; Non quia vexari quenquam eat jucunda voluptas, Sed quibus ipse malls caress qula ...
— A Treatise of Human Nature • David Hume

... gentleman, with the remark that he had already discovered three things in the book that ought to be censured; and he said that when an author could make such a colossal mistake as to speak of Sancho's wife as Mari Guiterrez, one would be likely to doubt the veracity of every other statement of his in ...
— The Story of Don Quixote • Arvid Paulson, Clayton Edwards, and Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

... yachting excursion in the Mediterranean, and they eventually found their way into the Black Sea. Stress of weather compelled them to put into the little port of Yalta, on the north coast, where they went on shore. The Colonel, on the Lucretian principle of "Suave mari magno," &c., proceeded the next morning to the verge of the precipice to observe the magnificent prospect of a sea running mountains high. As it was raining at the time, he put up a huge gingham Umbrella he happened to find in the hotel. Suddenly, ...
— Umbrellas and their History • William Sangster

... but her Carmen was as inadequately appreciated in Paris as it was overestimated in New York and London, especially in later years, when the capriciousness which led her originally to break away from some of the traditions of the rle created by Galli-Mari. and thus cost her the understanding of the Parisians, had become a fixed habit, which she pursued regardless of decent moderation, sound principles, and ...
— Chapters of Opera • Henry Edward Krehbiel

... be read was entitled Un mari qui lance sa femme, and it was by Raymond Deslandes. I listened to it without any great pleasure, and I thought it stupid. I waited anxiously to see what role was to be given to me, and I discovered this only too soon. It was a certain Princess ...
— My Double Life - The Memoirs of Sarah Bernhardt • Sarah Bernhardt

... one day to Chopin: "Si j'etais jeune et jolie, mon petit Chopin, je te prendrais pour mari, Hiller pour ami, et Liszt pour amant." And it was at her house that the interesting contention of Chopin with Liszt and Hiller took place. The Hungarian and the German having denied the assertion of the Pole that only he who was ...
— Frederick Chopin as a Man and Musician - Volume 1-2, Complete • Frederick Niecks

... sub occasum solis trans Gallica regna, Insula in oceano est, vndiq; clausa mari, Insula in oceano est, habitata gigantibus olim, Nunc deserta quidem, gentibus apta tuis: Hanc pete, namq; tibi sedes erit ilia perennis, Hic fiet natis altera Troia tuis: Hic de prole tua reges nascentur, & ipsis Totius terrae ...
— Chronicles (1 of 6): The Historie of England (2 of 8) - The Second Booke Of The Historie Of England • Raphael Holinshed

... the inhabitants of Filipinas. That of El Pinal was assigned them, and a house in Canton, together with chapas and passports, so that they might go to form a settlement there whenever they liked. Don Luis Perez Das Marias being wrecked afterward on the coast of China, the Chinese welcomed him, and the Spaniards entered that port. Although, as that was in violation of the royal decree of 593, a censure was sent to the Audiencia, ...
— The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898 (Vol 27 of 55) • Various

... suorumque deputatoram, sub poena amissionis tam nauium quam bonorum omnium quorumcunque ad ea loca sic inuenta nauigare praesumentium. Volentes et strictissime mandantes omnibus et singulis nostris subditis, tam in terra quam in mari constitutis, vt praefato Ioanni et eius filijs ac deputatis, bonam assistentiam faciant, et tam in armandis nauibus seu nauigijs, quam in prouisione commeatus et victualium pro sua pecunia emendorum, atque aliarum omnium rerum sibi prouidendarum pro dicta nauigatione sumenda ...
— The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques, and Discoveries of The English Nation, Vol. XII., America, Part I. • Richard Hakluyt



Words linked to "Mari" :   Russian, Russia, Russian Soviet Federated Socialist Republic, Volgaic, Soviet Russia



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