cloak and sword

cloak and sword
(a) галантный; романтический
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шпионский, приключенческий, романтический

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  • cloak and sword drama — ▪ Spanish literature also called  cloak and dagger theatre , Spanish  comedia de capa y espada        17th century Spanish plays of upper middle class manners and intrigue. The name derives from the cloak and sword that were part of the typical… …   Universalium

  • cloak-and-sword — /klohk euhn sawrd /, adj. (of a drama or work of fiction) dealing with characters who wear cloaks and swords; concerned with the customs and romance of the nobility in bygone times. [1800 10] * * * …   Universalium

  • cloak and sword — adj. (of a drama or fiction book) referring to characters who wear cloaks and swords; involving the habits and romance of the nobility in days that are past …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Cloak and dagger — For other uses, see Cloak and dagger (disambiguation). 16th century manual of arms illustration of the Dagger and Cloak. Cloak and dagger is a term sometimes used to refer to situations involving intrigue, secrecy, espionage, or mystery. The… …   Wikipedia

  • cloak-and-sworder — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun ( s) : a cloak and sword novel or drama …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sword and sorcery — (S S) is a fantasy subgenre generally characterized by swashbuckling heroes engaged in exciting and violent conflicts. An element of romance is often present, as is an element of magic and the supernatural. Unlike works of high fantasy, the tales …   Wikipedia

  • The Prince and the Princess in the Forest — is a Danish fairy tale. It was collected by Evald Tang Kristensen in Eventyr fra Jylland . Andrew Lang included it in The Olive Fairy Book .ynopsisA king died. The queen was so inconsolable that her only child, Lester, the prince, suggested that… …   Wikipedia

  • Court uniform and dress — Court dressOn formal royal occasions in monarchies the dress worn by those present has in the past been prescribed by official regulations. Court dress (as distinguished from court uniform mentioned in the section below) is worn by all men not… …   Wikipedia

  • Court uniform and dress in the United Kingdom — See also: Court dress R. B. Bennett (1870–1947) in court dress. Contents 1 Court dress …   Wikipedia

  • Georgic and Merlin — is a French fairy tale collected by François Cadic in La Paroisse bretonne . [Paul Delarue, The Borzoi Book of French Folk Tales , p 384, Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., New York 1956] It is Aarne Thompson type 502. The oldest known tale of this type is… …   Wikipedia


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