Concert overture, op. 49 (1880), by Tchaikovsky; written for the Moscow Exhibition, it commemorates Napoleon's retreat from Moscow in 1812 and incorporates La Marseillaise and the Tsarist...
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1877 N & Q 5th ser. VIII 181–2 [Christow, Devon] When he got to the farmhouse he laid [the daffodil]
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