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Maison de Lévis..

You're sweet (you're sweet) as a honeybee, but like a honeybee stings you've gone and left my heart in pain..Sometimes a bee can move an ox...

Simon de Montfort, etching of XIX..

The House of Lévis, better known under the name of Lévis-Mirepoix, is one of the oldest and most distinguished noble families in France.. The family originated in the village of Lévis (currently Lévis-Saint-Nom in Yvelines), and first came to prominence in the 12th century as a vassal of the lords of Montfort l'Amaury..After Simon de Montfort assigned the lordship of Mirepoix to Guy I de Lévis as a reward for his participation in the Albigensian Crusade in the 13th century, the House of Lévis became a powerful family in the Languedoc.. There were at one time 11 branches, 6 of which reached the ducal rank under Ancien Régime.. Ten of the 11 branches are now extinct, including all the ducal branches...

Levi Strauss & Co...

The Levis was one of the great houses family of Île-de-France, and trace their origins to a mythical legend with the companion of Clovis I (c. 466 – 511), the first king of the Franks that unite all the Frankish tribes under one ruler..They also claimed - homophonic with the Jewish tribe of Levy - the direct descendants with the Virgin Mary, and some did not hesitate to change the well-known Catholic prayer, " Je vous salue Marie, ma cousine, pleine de grâces… " ( "I hail Mary, my cousin, full of grace ...")..The second son of Philippe I Guy I de Lévis (v. 1180-1233), became famous during the Albigensian Crusade.. He was the lieutenant of his suzerain, Simon de Montfort of Leicester, from whom he received the fief of Mirepoix..The donation was not certified until the ratification of the Treaty of Paris og 1229..A proverb of Languedoc said: What is sweeter than honey?..

Four Tops - It's The Same Old Song (1966)..

Les Lévis, les Hunauds, et les Rigaud
Ont chassé les Visigots ;
Les Lévis, les Rigaud, les Voisins
Ont chassé les Sarrazins..

(eng: The Lévis, the Hunauds and the Rigaud.. Have driven the Visigoths.. The Lévis, The Rigaud, the Voisins.. Have chased the Saracens)..

Lévis-Charlus : 1st Azure, with the Silver Cross engrailed; 2nd, Gules, with silver rooster, bearded, crested, beaked and gold-hung, the collar having an escutcheon Azure, charged with a gold fleur de lis, which is the "Hôpital"; 3nd, gold checkered gold, and with gules, which represent the Ventadour; 4th, Gules to the gold lion; and on all the top, gold with 3 chevrons of sand that is the Lévis..This family gave its name to a street in Paris, located in the 7th arrondissement: Rue de Lévis..

Lévis was a federal electoral district in Quebec, Canada, that was represented in the Canadian House of Commons from 1867 to 2004..Levi's Stadium, a stadium in Santa Clara, California.. Newey then joined with the Butterfields, Arthur and Billy, and sister Daisy, to set up a motorcycle company (Newey later married Daisy)..Levi Strauss & Co. is a privately held American clothing company known worldwide for its Levi's brand of denim jeans..Simpkins is credited with the company's record-paced expansion of its manufacturing capacity from 16 plants to more than 63 plants in the United States from 1964 to 1974 and 23 overseas..Levi Strauss leads the apparel industry in trademark infringement cases, filing nearly 100 lawsuits against competitors since 2001..Levīs, Iwalk..Iran..What is stronger than a lion?..

"I am 100 per cent sure Peter Falconio's body is the well..

"I am sure the handgun is in the well and I am sure Joanne Lees's Levi's jacket is in the well"... trouble you brew today, you'll drink tomorrow..Out of the strong came forth sweetness? Hah!.The fruit of the date palm!..The tree is strong, and the fruit is sweet..Round and round, day after day, month after month.. He never stops!..There is a higher voice that speaks through him, and he will always answer its call...

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