snows of yesteryear


snows of yesteryear
saying for something that has been protested against and caused to vanish, something that has no current existence

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • like the snows of yesteryear — similar to something that was erased from existence, like something that no longer exists …   English contemporary dictionary

  • yesteryear — (n.) coined 1870 by Dante Gabriel Rossetti from yester(day) + year to translate Fr. antan (from V.L. *anteannum the year before ) in a refrain by François Villon: Mais ou sont les neiges d antan? which Rossetti rendered But where are the snows of …   Etymology dictionary

  • yesteryear — noun /ˈjɛstəjɪə/ a) Last year. Where . . . Where are the snows of yesteryear? b) Past years; time gone by; yore …   Wiktionary

  • François Villon — (in modern French, pronounced|fʀɑ̃swa viˈjɔ̃; in fifteenth century French, IPA| [fʀɑnswɛ viˈlɔn] ) (c. 1431 ndash; after 5 January 1463) was a French poet, thief, and vagabond. He is perhaps best known for his Testaments and his Ballade des… …   Wikipedia

  • Gregor von Rezzori — (born Gregor Arnulph Hilarius d Arezzo; May 13 1914 April 23 1998) was an Austrian born German language novelist, memoirist, screenwriter and author of radio plays, as well as an actor, journalist, visual artist, art critic and art collector. He… …   Wikipedia

  • Testament —    by François Villon (1461)    The major work on which the reputation of the great French poet François VILLON chiefly rests is his 2,000 line poem Testament. The poem, written (we are told in its first lines) in 1461 when the poet was 30 years… …   Encyclopedia of medieval literature

  • past — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Gone by in time Nouns 1. past, past tense, pretention; the past, yesterday; days of yore or of old; times past or gone by; bygone days; olden times, the good old days, yesteryear, time immemorial; auld… …   English dictionary for students

  • Ballade des dames du temps jadis — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda La Ballade des dames du temps jadis ( Balada de las damas de antaño ) es un poema compuesto por François Villon que conmemora a mujeres célebres de la historia y la mitología. También es un ejemplo prominente del… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Ballade des dames du temps jadis — Die Ballade des dames du temps jadis („Ballade der Frauen von einst“[1]) ist ein Gedicht von François Villon und erinnert wehmütig im Stil des Ubi sunt? Genres an berühmte Frauen des Altertums und der Geschichte. Das Gedicht gehört zum Spätwerk… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • où sont les neiges d'antan? — foreign term Etymology: French where are the snows of yesteryear? …   New Collegiate Dictionary


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