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Dit  v. t.  To close up. (Obs.)






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... Antoine, dit le Gris, in the pulsing red light. And when, between the verses, he went through the agonies of a Huron war-dance, the assembled regiment howled with delight. Some men know cities and those who dwell in the quarters of cities. But ...
— The Crossing • Winston Churchill

... place now called Brandenburg: Bor or "Burg of the Brenns" (if there ever was any TRIBE of Brenns,—BRENNUS, there as elsewhere, being name for KING or Leader); "Burg of the Woods," say others,—who as little know. Probably, at that time, a town of clay huts, with dit&h and palisaded sod-wall round it; certainly "a chief fortress of the Wends,"—who must have been a good deal surprised at sight of Henry on the rimy winter morning near a thousand ...
— History Of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol, II. (of XXI.) - Frederick The Great—Of Brandenburg And The Hohenzollerns—928-1417 • Thomas Carlyle

... ridicule, en Bretagne, comme dans le pays de Galles, en Irlande, en Ecosse, en Allemagne et ailleurs, et qui l'etait jadis chez toutes les nations guerrieres, dont la vie agitee et errante s'accordait mal avec une existence casaniere et paisible. Le peuple dit encore de nos jours en Bretagne, qu'il faut neuf tailleurs pour faire un homme, et jamais il ne prononce leur nom, sans oter son chapeau, et ...
— Notes and Queries, Number 188, June 4, 1853 • Various

... and temper, she burst out crying, heedless of Pierre Duprez's smiling nods of approval, and the admiring remarks he was making under his breath, such as—"Brava, ma petite! C'est bien fait! c'est joliment bien dit! Mais je crois bien!" ...
— Thelma • Marie Corelli

... puis vous savez, elle peut dit: 'J'espere, Madame Vanburgh, que vos mademoiselles seraient tres grand amies avec mes filles. Voulez vous permittez qu'elles venez a the ...
— A Houseful of Girls • Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey

... sa conscience decele. Nomme t-on la rose cruelle Lorsqu'un mal-adroit la cueillant Se blesse lui-meme au tranchant De l'epine qu'avec prudence Nature fit pour sa defense. Tes simples et faciles jeux Prolongent dit-on notre enfance Censeur, que te faut-il de mieux! Des abus, le plus dangereux, Le plus voisin de la demence Est de donner trop d'importance A ces chimeres dont les cieux Ont compose notre existence Notre devoir est d'etre heureux A moins de frais, a moins de voeux De l'homme est toute la science. ...
— A Year's Journey through France and Part of Spain, Volume II (of 2) • Philip Thicknesse

... Ed. III. stat. 4. A clause in the preamble of this act bears a significantly Erastian complexion: come seinte Eglise estoit founde en estat de prelacie deins le royaulme Dengleterre par le dit Roi et ses progenitours, et countes, barons, et nobles de ce Royaulme et lours ancestres, pour eux et le poeple enfourmer de la lei Dieu. If the Church of England was held to have been founded ...
— History of England from the Fall of Wolsey to the Death of Elizabeth. Vol. II. • James Anthony Froude

... passe? Quel est cet equipage? J'arrive, et je vous trouve en veste, comme un page, Dehors, bras nus, nu-tete, et si petit garcon Que vous avez en main l'auge et le cavecon, Et faisant ce qu'il sied aux ecuyers de faire, —Cheick, dit le Cid, je suis maintenant ...
— Georges Guynemer - Knight of the Air • Henry Bordeaux

... societe de salubrite. Il eut un grand succes parmi nous. Mais ce voyaye me restera toujours en memoire parce que c'est la que se fixa defenitivement notre forte amitie. Il m'invita un jour a diner a son club et au moment de me faire asseoir a cote de lui, il me retint et me dit: 'Je voudrais vous demander de m'accorder quelque chose. C'est mon sentiment que nos relations ne peuvent pas se bien continuer si vous ne me donnez pas la permission de vous tutoyer. Voulez-vous que nous ...
— Memoir of Fleeming Jenkin • Robert Louis Stevenson

... name, which I had put at the bottom of the cover: "Si quelquun necoute pas l'Eglise regardez le comme un Paien, et un Publicain." Matth. xviii. 17; adding the following observations: "Dans ce livre, on ne dit pas un mot de la penitence qui afflige le corps. Cependant il est de foi qu'elle est absolument necessaire au salut apres le peche, c'est a l'Eglise de J. C. qu'il appartient de determiner le ...
— The Substance of a Journal During a Residence at the Red River Colony, British North America • John West

... fournit l'isle de Ferroe. Quoique cette substance semble ici appartenir aux laves, je ne dirai cependant point que toutes les zeolites soient volcaniques, ou unies a des matieres volcaniques; celles que l'on trouve en Allemagne sont, dit-on, dans des circonstances differentes; mais je doit annoncer que je n'ai trouve cette substance en Sicile, que dans les seules laves qui evidemment ont coule dans la mer, et qui out ete recouvertes par ses eaux. La zeolite des laves n'est point une dejection ...
— Theory of the Earth, Volume 1 (of 4) • James Hutton

... parleuse, brocardeuse, et tres-bien et fort a propos, et tres-belle avec cela. Quand l'heure de sa fin fut venue, elle fit venir a soy son valet (ainsi que les filles de la cour en ont chacune un), qui s'appelloit Julien, et scavoit tres-bien jouer du violon. "Julien," luy dit elle, "prenez vostre violon, et sonnez moy tousjours jusques a ce que vous me voyez morte (car je m'y en vais) la Defaite des Suisses, et le mieux que vous pourrez, et quand vous serez sur le mot, 'Tout est perdu,' sonnez le par quatre ou cing fois, le plus ...
— The Lady of the Lake • Sir Walter Scott

... knock him out and show the fellows what you can do? You monkeyed with the goat too long. He's stuffy, and you had to settle him sometime. It didn't make a dit of bifference whether it ...
— Frank Merriwell at Yale • Burt L. Standish

... qui vit Madame de Marson en peine, lui en demanda la cause, & l'ayant apprise, lui dit, apres y avoir un peu reve, de ne plus se chagriner, que son Epoux reviendroit tel jour et a telle heure, qu'elle lui marqua, avec un chapeau gris sur la tete. Comme elle s'appercut que la Dame n'ajoutoit point foi a sa prediction, au jour & a l'heure, qu'elle avoit assignee, ...
— The Making of Religion • Andrew Lang

... pas l'Espagnol. Au sujet de Louis Veles de Guevarra, auteur Espagnol, dans ses jugements des savants sur les poetes modernes, Sec. 1461, il dit: On a de lui plusieurs comedies qui ont ete imprimees en diverses villes d'Espagne, et une piece facetieuse, sous le titre El Diabolo Cojuelo, novella de la otra vida: sur quoi M. de La Monnoye ...
— Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine - Volume 55, No. 344, June, 1844 • Various

... nuits pour aller chercher leur infortunee Belle-S[oe]ur. Enfin, Dieu veut que nous vivions pour nous soutenir les uns les autres, que ce Dieu Tout Puissant vous benisse, Madame, et vous preserve a jamais de pareilles douleurs, c'est le v[oe]u bien sincere de celle qui se dit de tout son c[oe]ur, Madame, De votre Majeste ...
— The Letters of Queen Victoria, Volume 1 (of 3), 1837-1843) • Queen Victoria

... had spoken to her with a severity which alarmed Mercy, who feared it might irritate the queen, "Il me dit en riant qu'il en avait agi ainsi pour sonder l'ame de la reine, et voir si par la force il n'y aurait pas moyen d'obtenir plus que par la douceur."—Mercy to Maria Teresa, Arneth, iii., ...
— The Life of Marie Antoinette, Queen of France • Charles Duke Yonge

... I mentioned it several times, and told them how long we had been on the roat, and how you trove, and how you had sold the sleigh and horses already, and a dozen other t'ings. Oh! we talket a great deal of you, Corny; that is, I dit, and the ...
— Satanstoe • James Fenimore Cooper

... gloves in order to have me dismissed from the society of the train. A hand touched me. It was Yvonne's. I awoke to a renewal of the maddening vibration. We had quitted Paris long since. It was after seven o'clock. 'On dit que le diner est servi, madame said Yvonne. I told her to go, and I collected my wits to follow her. As I was emerging into the corridor, Miss Kate went by. I smiled faintly, perhaps timidly. She cut me completely. Then I went out into the corridor. A man was standing at the other ...
— Sacred And Profane Love • E. Arnold Bennett

... during Wat Tyler's rebellion, when forced to fly from the Tower of London. The old historian writes that after the defeat of the rebels "pour le premier chemin que le Roy fit, il vint deuers sa Dame de mere, la Princesse, qui estoit en un chastel de la Riolle (que l'on dit la Garderobbe la Reyne) et la s'estoit tenue deux jours et deux nuits, moult ebahie; et avoit bien raison. Quand elle vit le Roy son fils, elle fut toute rejouye, et luy dit, 'Ha ha beau fils, comment j'ay eu aujourd'huy grand peine et angoisse pour vous.' Dont respondit le ...
— Notes & Queries 1849.12.22 • Various

... anecdote is thus confirmed in Chief Justice Treby's NOTES TO DYER'S REPORTS, FOLIO EDITION, p.188. b. "Richardson, Ch. Just. de C. Banc. al Assises at Salisbury, in summer 1631, fuit assault per prisoner la condemne pur felony; que puis son condemnation ject un brick-bat a le dit Justice, qui narrowly mist; et pur ceo immediately fuit indictment drawn, per Noy, [The Attorney-General.] eavers le prisoner, et son dexter manus ampute, and fix at gibbet, sur que luy meme immediatement hange ...
— The Diary of Samuel Pepys • Samuel Pepys

... v. 3581 of the original), of the Boy falling into a well, and on being taken out senseless, the Father asking him to say but a word; and then, but one word more: which the Boy says and dies. And at p. 256, Translation (v. 4620), I read, 'Lorsque Nizam ul-mulk fut a l'agonie, il dit: "O mon Dieu, je m'en vais entre les mains du vent."' Here is our Omar in his Friend's mouth, ...
— Letters of Edward FitzGerald in Two Volumes - Vol. II • Edward FitzGerald

... it is, must see that such questions are purely rhetorical. To him I need not explain the disappointment that beset me when, after being whirled in a cab from the station to a big hotel, I wandered out into the streets. On aurait dit a bit of Manchester through which Apollo had once passed; for here, among the hideous trains and the brand-new bricks—here, glared at by the electric-lights that hung from poles, screamed at by boys with the Echo and the Star—here, in a riot of vulgarity, were remnants ...
— The Works of Max Beerbohm • Max Beerbohm

... at the height of passion, have an intensity of directness unknown in actual life. In such moments, the phrases that leap to their lips quiver and glow with the compressed significance of character and situation; the 'Qui te l'a dit?' of Hermione, the 'Sortez' of Roxane, the 'Je vais a Rome' of Mithridate, the 'Dieu des Juifs, tu l'emportes!' of Athalie—who can forget these things, these wondrous microcosms of tragedy? Very different is the Shakespearean method. There, as passion rises, expression becomes more ...
— Books and Characters - French and English • Lytton Strachey

... d'un veillard de Tobag Qui ne mangea longtemps que du ris et du sague; Mais enfin le medecin lui dit ces mots: 'Allez vous en, mon ...
— Herbal Simples Approved for Modern Uses of Cure • William Thomas Fernie

... be increased a hundred-fold by her conduct throughout the latter part of her career, amid dangers, against which she no longer believed herself to be divinely secured. Indeed she believed herself doomed to perish in little more than a year; ["Des le commencement elle avait dit, 'Il me faut employer: je ne durerai qu'un an, ou guere plus."— MICHELAIT v. p. 101.] but she still fought on as resolutely, if ...
— The Fifteen Decisive Battles of The World From Marathon to Waterloo • Sir Edward Creasy, M.A.

... Ne vous rendez point morne & de facheux abord; mais affable & prompt a rendre de bons offices, & soyez toujours le premier a saluer. Entendez bien ce que l'on vous dit & y respondez; Ne vous retirez point a l'ecart, quand le deuoir ...
— George Washington's Rules of Civility - Traced to their Sources and Restored by Moncure D. Conway • Moncure D. Conway

... rade, pour se rendre a sa destination. Il attend le sauf conduit du Gouvernement Anglais, qu'on lui a annonce, et qui me porte a expedier le present parlementaire, pour vous demander, Mons. l'Amiral, si vous avez connoissance du dit sauf conduit; ou si vous pensez qu'il soit dans l'intention du Gouvernement Anglais de se mettre de l'empechement a notre voyage aux Etats Unis. Je vous serai extremement oblige de me donner la-dessus les renseignemens ...
— The Surrender of Napoleon • Sir Frederick Lewis Maitland

... lui, suivi de la victoire, Semble gagner son coeur borner toute sa gloire, Un fils tous ses vceux avec amour soumis, L'ternel dsespoir de tous ses ennemis. Pareil ces esprits que ta Justice envoie, 55 Quand son roi lui dit: Pars, il s'lance avec joie, Du tonnerre vengeur s'en va tout embraser, Et tranquille ses pieds ...
— Esther • Jean Racine

... d'embarras d'une commission que Mme. de Kruedener vient de me donner. Elle vous supplie de venir la moins belle que vous pourrez. Elle dit que vous eblouissez tout le monde, et que par la toutes les ames sont troublees, et toutes les attentions impossibles. Vous ne pouvez pas deposer votre charme, ...
— Atlantic Monthly, Volume 14, No. 84, October, 1864 - A Magazine Of Literature, Art, And Politics • Various

... avec leur grandeur, leur variete, leur inepuisable fecondite, qui aient le droit de retenir le lecteur et qui le retiennent en effet. Si l'ecrivain parait une fois, il ennuie ou fait sourire de pitie les lecteurs serieux.—THIERS to STE. BEUVE, Lundis, iii. 195. Comme l'a dit Taine, la disparition du style, c'est la perfection du ...
— Lectures on Modern history • Baron John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton

... are first strangled, unless the sentence imports, that they shall be broke alive. As Mandrin had not been guilty of cruelty in the course of his delinquency, he was indulged with this favour. Speaking to the executioner, whom he had formerly commanded, "Joseph (dit il), je ne veux pas que tu me touche, jusqu'a ce que je sois roid mort," "Joseph," said he, "thou shalt not touch me till I am quite dead."—Our driver had no sooner pronounced these words, than I was struck with a suspicion, ...
— Travels Through France and Italy • Tobias Smollett

... in Bangkok, I called the attention of the amiable white-haired, and at that time nearly nonogenarian, bishop to this curious statement. Shaking his head, he said he could not have written it. I showed him the very passage. "Ma foi, j'ai dit une betise; j'en ai dit bien d'autres," whispered he in my ear, holding up his hand as if afraid somebody might ...
— The Former Philippines thru Foreign Eyes • Fedor Jagor; Tomas de Comyn; Chas. Wilkes; Rudolf Virchow.

... Memoires du bon Messire Jean le Maingre, dit Boucicault, Marechal de France, partie ire ...
— The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire - Volume 6 • Edward Gibbon

... answers: "Je ne peux pas donner la Reforme. Je ne peux pas laisser dissoudre la garde nationale. Je ne peux pas laisser tirer les troupes sur la garde nationale." Upon this he had said to Guizot that he must change his Ministry: "Cela l'a peut-etre un peu blesse—ma foi, je n'en sais rien. Il a dit que non, que j'etais ...
— Lady John Russell • Desmond MacCarthy and Agatha Russell

... now commenced. My three belles interrupted me perpetually with little silly questions and uncalled-for remarks, to some of which I made no answer, and to others replied very quietly and briefly. "Comment dit-on point et ...
— The Professor • (AKA Charlotte Bronte) Currer Bell

... [Footnote 42: "Se dit par denigrement, d'un chretien qui ne croit pas les dogmes de sa religion."—Fleming, ...
— On the Old Road, Vol. 2 (of 2) - A Collection of Miscellaneous Essays and Articles on Art and Literature • John Ruskin

... tous ceux as queux cestes Lettres viendrount. Sachez qe come un Chivalier Fraunceys, a ceo qe nous Soums enformez, ad chalenge un nostre Liege, Johan de Kyngeston, a faire certeinez faitz et pointz darmes oveske le dit Chivalier. Nous a fyn qe le dit nostre liege soit le multz honerablement resceuz a faire puisse et perfourmir les ditz faitz et pointz d'armes luy avons resceux en lestat de Gentile homme, et luy fait Esquier. Et volons, qil soit conuz par ...
— Notes and Queries, Number 66, February 1, 1851 • Various

... Saint-Aubin, "Le bal pare," "Le Concert;"—Moreau, "Les Elegants," "La Vie d'un Seigneur a la mode," the vignettes of "La nouvelle Heloise;" Beaudouin, "La Toilette," "Le Coucher de la Mariee;" Lawreince, "Qu'en dit l'abbe?"—Watteau, the first in date and in talent, transposes these customs and depicts them the better by making them more poetic.—Of the rest, reread "Marianne," by Marivaux; "La Verite dans le vin," by Colle; ...
— The Origins of Contemporary France, Volume 1 (of 6) - The Ancient Regime • Hippolyte A. Taine

... uncouthly, that, to prevent my mind from being disturbed, I took the liberty to ridicule him; and after the manner of the 'Petit Prophete', I wrote a pamphlet of a few pages, entitled, 'la Vision de Pierre de la Montagne dit le Voyant,—[The vision of Peter of the Mountain called the Seer.]—in which I found means to be diverting enough on the miracles which then served as the great pretext for my persecution. Du Peyrou had this scrap printed at Geneva, but ...
— The Confessions of J. J. Rousseau, Complete • Jean Jacques Rousseau

... read some of "Cibber's Lives." I should like to read a well-written French life of Alin Chartier, Louis XI.'s ugly secretary, whose mouth Queen Margaret kissed while he was sleeping, "parce qu'elle avait dit de si belles choses." In the life, or rather the death, of Sackville, he notes his sitting up till eleven at night as a manifest waste of human existence. It is near two in the morning as I am now writing, but people's notions ...
— Records of a Girlhood • Frances Anne Kemble

... bi Sudher Sioee Me tri jung Fruers oen di Floot. Hokken wiar di foerdeorst? Dit wiar Peter Rothgrun. Hud saeaet hi sin spooren? Fuar Hennerk Jerkens dueuer. Hokken kam toe Dueuer? Marrike sallef, Me Kruek en Bekker oen di jen hundh, En gulde Ring aur di udher hundh. Jue noeoedhight hoem en ...
— The Ethnology of the British Islands • Robert Gordon Latham

... of Roman law, it was not adultery unless a married woman was the offender. The foundation of the later Roman law with regard to adultery was the lex Julia de adulteriis coercendis passed by Augustus about 17 B.C. (See Dig. 48. 5; Paul. Rec. Sent. ii. 26; Brisson, dit Leg. Jul. de Adult.) In Great Britain it was reckoned a spiritual offence, that is, cognizable by the spiritual courts only. The common law took no further notice of it than to allow the party aggrieved an action of damages. In England, however, the action for "criminal conversation,'' ...
— Project Gutenberg Encyclopedia

... pour la nourriture et le logement de quelqu'un. Il se dit aussi du lieu ou l'on ...
— Notes & Queries, No. 47, Saturday, September 21, 1850 • Various

... petit chapeau et redingote grise. Il me dit: Bon jour, ma chere. Il vous a parle, grand mere? ...
— The Art of the Story-Teller • Marie L. Shedlock

... l'ai dit, mon coeur sommeille; Laisse-le, de ses maux a peine il est gueri, Et j'ai peur que ta voix si douce a mon oreille Par un chant d'amour ne l'eveille, Lui, que l'amour ...
— Jasmin: Barber, Poet, Philanthropist • Samuel Smiles

... Mr. Farbach, once in his life, was so ready to reply that he was able to interrupt. "Who hef you heert speak off bounding? Hef I speakt off favors? Dit I say der shoult be slackness in der city gofer'ment? Litsen to me, Choe." He renewed his contemplation of his cigar, then proceeded: "I hef been t'inkin' it ofer, now a couple years. I hef mate up my mind. If some peobles are gombelt to keep der laws and oders are not, dot's a great atwantitch ...
— The Conquest of Canaan • Booth Tarkington

... "Que dit-il?" said the captain of the privateer to the young man who interpreted. The young man translated this fine speech, upon which the French captain called the English one by a very contemptuous title, and turned away. The privateer's men now made their ...
— Poor Jack • Frederick Marryat

... dit Credit, Solomon Belanger, Joseph Benoit, Joseph Gagne, Pierre Dumas, Joseph Forcier, Ignace Perrault, Francois Samandre, Gabriel Beauparlant, Vincenza Fontano, Registe Vaillant, Jean Baptiste Parent, Jean Baptiste Belanger, Jean Baptiste Belleau, Emanuel Cournoyee, ...
— The Journey to the Polar Sea • John Franklin

... the subject of Midian and her Mines, was staunch to his resolve; and when one of his European financiers, a Controleur General de Depenses, the normal round peg in the square hole, warned him that there were no public funds for such purpose, his Highness warmly declared, on dit, that the costs of the Expedition should be defrayed at ...
— The Land of Midian, Vol. 1 • Richard Burton

... around you," he exclaimed indignantly. "I never have hardly touch you. I have been with you not as a man, but as an angel. Je me comporte comme un ange—comme un ange—c'est moi qui vous le dit! I have given you one kiss such as a small baby might give its mother, and that is all;—and then you say that I am always ...
— A Woman's Will • Anne Warner

... que General Eubile, Bien plus ambitieux que Louis dit le Grand. Pour etre Roi d'Egypte, il croit a l'Alkoran, Pour etre Roi de ...
— Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 59, No. 364, February 1846 • Various

... dit aujourd'hui, dans une acception particuliere, pour, Se faire lancer dans un char, du haut des elevations artificielles qui se trouvent dans les ...
— Notes and Queries, Number 79, May 3, 1851 • Various

... FOREIGN COMMERCE. Verslagen betreffende de cultuur en de bereiding van koffie en het keplante en nog beschikbare terrein voor dit product in Mexico, Centraal-& Zuid-America en West-Indie. Amsterdam, 1889. 135 pp. In English, except introduction. Reprinted from Reports from the consuls of the United States, 1888, XXVIII, ...
— All About Coffee • William H. Ukers

... inegal et varie, et sur de magnifiques chataigniers, dont les branches etendues ombragent les rochers contre lesquels ils croissent. En general, ces granits en couches horizontals redent ce pays charmant; car, quoiqu'il y ait, comme je l'ai dit, des couches qui forment des saillies, cependant elles sont pour l'ordinaire arrangees en gradins, ou en grandes assises posees en reculement les unes derriere les autres, et les bords de ces gradins sont couverts de ...
— Modern Painters, Volume IV (of V) • John Ruskin

... them. The lower orders, who have had five or six thousand of their friends and kinsmen butchered by the frantic wickedness of these men, will hardly submit. 'Eh! eh!' said a fierce old soldier of Napoleon to me the other day. 'L'on dit qu'ils seront deportes: mais ne m'en parle pas. Non! non! Coupez-leur le cou. Sacre! Ca ...
— Life and Letters of Lord Macaulay • George Otto Trevelyan

... opponent, and lifted his glass as a friendly challenge. The waiter carried the message to M. Victor, who, when he heard it, turned up his glass, and folded his arms in a stately manner. "M. de Castillonnes dit qu'il refuse, milor," said the waiter, rather scared. "He charged me to bring that message to milor." Florac ran across to the angry Gascon. It was not while at Madame d'Ivry's table that Lord Kew sent his challenge and received ...
— The Newcomes • William Makepeace Thackeray

... etait aussi vaste. "Si nos navires avaient pu franchir les detroits, a dit le Premier Ministre Loyd Georges le 18 decembre 1919 aux Communes, la guerre aurait ete raccourcie de 2 ...
— Gallipoli Diary, Volume I • Ian Hamilton

... sa partie Qui de Ferrare fille du duc estait; De fin drap d'or en tout ou en partie De jour en jour volontiers se vestait Chaines, colliers, affiquetz, pierrerie, Ainsi qu'on dit en ung commun proverbe, Tant en avait que c'etait diablerie. Brief mieulx valait le lyen que le gerbe. Autour du col bagues, joyaulx carcaus, Et pour son chief de richesse estoffer, Bordures ...
— Beatrice d'Este, Duchess of Milan, 1475-1497 • Julia Mary Cartwright

... au Cafe de la Regence, un homme qui tenait tete, aux echecs, a quatre concurrens. Les habitues en disaient des merveilles. Mais ce n'etait qu'un bon bourgeois apres tout; et, nous autres, nous sommes plus forts que les bourgeois. Vouz avez joue ce soir les deux parties que, dit le proverbe, c'est presque impossible de remporter simultanement; et je ne me tiens pas ...
— Sword and Gown - A Novel • George A. Lawrence

... "On le dit. And down there—see? by the tan-yards, Arlette was washing clothes when Robert the Devil saw her and fell in ...
— The Halo • Bettina von Hutten

... is an extract of this curious document, which is dated the 26th Dec. 1352: "Ceste endenture fait entre monsire Richard de Goldesburghe, chivaler, dune part, et Robert Totte, seignour, dautre tesmoigne qe le dit monsire Richard ad graunte et lesse al dit Robert deuz Olyveres contenaunz vynt quatre blomes de la feste seynt Piere ad vincula lan du regne le Roi Edward tierce apres le conqueste vynt sysme, en sun parke de Creskelde, rendant al dit monsire Richard chesqune semayn quatorzse soutz dargent duraunt ...
— Industrial Biography - Iron Workers and Tool Makers • Samuel Smiles

... of news, budget of information; intelligence, tidings. word, advice, aviso[Sp], message; dispatch, despatch; telegram, cable, marconigram[obs3], wire, communication, errand, embassy. report, rumor, hearsay, on dit[Fr], flying rumor, news stirring, cry, buzz, bruit, fame; talk, oui dire[Fr], scandal, eavesdropping; town tattle, table talk; tittle tattle; canard, topic of the day, idea afloat. bulletin, fresh news, stirring news; glad tidings; flash, news just ...
— Roget's Thesaurus • Peter Mark Roget

... took no great pains to conceal his treachery. "Quelqu'un disant un jour a Ferdinand, que Louis XII. l'accusoit de l'avoir trompe trois fois, Ferdinand parut mecontent qn'il lui ravit une partie de sa gloire; Il en a bien menti, l'ivrogne, dit-il, avec toute la grossierete du temps, je l'ai trompe plus de dix." (Gaillard, Rivalite, tom. iv. p. 240.) The anecdote has been repeated by other modern writers, I know not on what authority. Ferdinand ...
— The History of the Reign of Ferdinand and Isabella The Catholic, V3 • William H. Prescott

... En ton jardin ne seroie qu'ortie Considere ce que j'ai dit premier Ton noble plant, ta douce melodie Mais pour savoir de rescripre te prie, Grant translateur noble ...
— Notes and Queries, Number 55, November 16, 1850 • Various

... allait voguant And as he journeys, drifting a la derive, with its flow, On aurait dit qu'au loin, les The forests lifting their glad arbres de la rive, roofs aglow, En arceaux parfumes penches sur In perfumed arches o'er his son chemin, keel's swift swell, Saluaient le heros dont Salute the hero, ...
— Canada • J. G. Bourinot

... which see vol. i. 10. Usually the "Kis" is the Giberne or pellet-bag; but here it is the bow-cover. Gauttier notes (vii. 131):—Bondouk signifie en Arabe harquebuse, Albondoukani signifie l'arquebusier; c'etait comme on le voit, le mot d'ordre dit Khalyfe. He supposes, then, that firelocks were known in the days of Harun al-Rashid (A.D. 786-809). Al-Bundukani the cross-bow man, or rather the man of the pellet-bow was, according to the Rawi, the name by which the Caliph was known in this disguise. ...
— Supplemental Nights, Volume 6 • Richard F. Burton

... giants," where two thousand were employed! Thiers says, "de Leipzig a Schoenfeld au nord, de Schoenfeld a Probstheyda a l'est, de Probstheyda a Connewitz au sud, une cannonade de deux mille bouches a feu termina cette bataille dit des geants, et jusqu'ici la plus grande, certainement, de tous les siecles." Thiers, Consulat et l'Empire, vol. ...
— Military Reminiscences of the Civil War V1 • Jacob Dolson Cox

... and looked up into Mr. Tryan's face with a reconnoitring gaze. He stroked the satin head, and said in his gentlest voice, 'How do you do, Lizzie? will you give me a kiss?' She put up her little bud of a mouth, and then retreating a little and glancing down at her frock, said,—'Dit id my noo fock. I put it on 'tod you wad toming. Tally taid you wouldn't ...
— Scenes of Clerical Life • George Eliot

... prospect, the tears sprang to Tot's eyes, and saying, "I'll dit it, Diddie; don' yer min', I'll dit it," she ran as fast as her little feet could carry her to the kitchen, and told Aunt Mary, the cook, that "Diddie is sut up; dey lock her all up in de woom, an' s'e neber had no dinner, ...
— Diddie, Dumps, and Tot • Louise-Clarke Pyrnelle

... a more respectful sincerity in dealing with the sincere and the spiritual. Laugh at Pharisaism as you will, but speak simply and plainly to honest folk. [Footnote: "'Persifflez les pharisaismes, mais parlez droit aux honnetes gens' me dit Amiel, avec une certaine aigreur. Mon Dieu, que les honnetes gens sont souvent exposes a etre des pharisiens sans le savoir!"—(M. ...
— Amiel's Journal • Mrs. Humphry Ward

... Doge Marco Barbarigo: he was succeeded by his brother Agostino Barbarigo, whose chief merit is here mentioned.—"Le doge, blesse de trouver constamment un contradicteur et un censeur si amer dans son frere, lui dit un jour en plein conseil: 'Messire Augustin, vous faites tout votre possible pour hater ma mort; vous vous flattez de me succeder; mais, si les autres vous connaissent aussi bien que je vous connais, ils n'auront garde de ...
— The Works of Lord Byron - Poetry, Volume V. • Lord Byron

... donne une apparence de conspirateur; mais cette apparence suffirait mille fois pour le perdre, s'il etait pris. D'un autre cote, l'on assure qu'on ne veut pas pousser plus loin les rigueurs, et l'on dit, mais est-ce vrai? que le marechal commandant la division vient de partir pour Lyon avec une mission ...
— Bataille De Dames • Eugene Scribe and Ernest Legouve

... appetites being satisfied. The labour of towing through swamps, tugging by the long grass, and poling against a strong current, is dreadful, and there appears to be no end to this horrible country. "On dit," that during the dry season there is plenty of game near the river, but at present boundless marshes devoid of life, except in the shape of mosquitoes, and a very few water-fowl, are the only charms of the White Nile. The other day I caught one of the men stealing ...
— The Albert N'Yanza, Great Basin of the Nile • Sir Samuel White Baker

... in annexing Aire for a time to the French crown, and the local records give a picturesque account of a French tournament held here in 1492, the year of the discovery of America, under the auspices of no less a person than the Chevalier 'sans peur et sans reproche.' Pierre du Terrail, dit le Bayard, came to Aire on July 19 in that year, and at once sent a trumpeter to proclaim through all the streets and squares that on the morrow, being July 20, he would hold a tournay under the walls of Aire, for all comers, 'of three charges with the lance, the steel ...
— France and the Republic - A Record of Things Seen and Learned in the French Provinces - During the 'Centennial' Year 1889 • William Henry Hurlbert

... to be this way: Hetty will probably marry Booth. That's on dit, I take it. You're depending on her for companionship. Well, she'll quit you cold after she's married. ...
— The Hollow of Her Hand • George Barr McCutcheon

... Robespierre—il reprit sa place a la convention, le 8 decembre 1794. (18 frimaire an iii.) Ce Memoire contient des renseigne mens curieux sur la conduite politique de Th. Payne en france, pendant la Revolution, et a l'epoque du proces de Louis XVI. Ce n'est point, dit il, comme Quaker, qu'il ne vota pas La Mort du Roi mais par un sentiment d'humanite, qui ne tenait point a ses ...
— The Writings Of Thomas Paine, Complete - With Index to Volumes I - IV • Thomas Paine

... pas?" Her performance of this work, however, offers many examples of just such instinctive intonations. One more, I must mention, her answer to Guido's insistent, "Cet homme t'a-t-il prise?"... "J'ai dit la verite.... Il ne m'a pas touchee," sung with dignity, with force, with womanliness, and yet with growing impatience ...
— The Merry-Go-Round • Carl Van Vechten

... then demanded what I thought of it. Of course, I assured her how much I lamented the prospect of an inundation of dull, prolix books to which France was thus inevitably exposed. This, as we spoke in English, she immediately translated for the benefit of the company, adding "Ce Monsieur Anglois dit cela, et c'est bien vrai il a raison," and then she laughed and seemed to enjoy the catalogue of stupid ...
— Before and after Waterloo - Letters from Edward Stanley, sometime Bishop of Norwich (1802;1814;1814) • Edward Stanley

... profane authors. In the first sermon of his "Petit Careme," he has a quotation from Sallust. But he does not name the author, nor does he give the words in the original. He merely gives the meaning of them, introducing his quotation in this manner, as one of the ancients says, "comme dit un ancien." This, it is believed, is the only instance of the kind that is to be found in the sermons ...
— The Works of the Rev. Hugh Binning • Hugh Binning

... of the drama is in the hands of the Duke of Newcastle—those hands that are always groping and sprawling, and fluttering, and hurrying on the rest of his precipitate person. But there is no describing him but as M. Courcelle, a French prisoner, did t'other day: "Je ne scais pas," dit il, "je ne scaurois m'exprimer, mais il a un certain tatillonage." If one could conceive a dead body hung in chains, always wanting to be hung somewhere else, one should have a comparative idea ...
— Letters of Horace Walpole - Volume I • Horace Walpole

... failed to discern the sound of departing footsteps. The breeze whispered in the tree-tops. A sulphur-yellow bird, of French extraction, perched in a flowering bush, insistently demanded: "Qu'est-ce qu'il dit? Qu'est-ce qu'il dit?" —What's he say? WHAT'S he say?—over and over again, becoming quite wrathful because neither he nor any one else offered the slightest reply or explanation. The girl sympathized with the bird. If the particular he whose blond top she could barely see by ...
— The Unspeakable Perk • Samuel Hopkins Adams

... conducive to an impartial estimate than to disparage on hearsay, according to that travesty of critical judgment: "'Que dites-vous du livre d'Hermodore?' 'Qu'il est mauvais,' repond Anthime ... 'Mais l'aves-vous lu?' 'Non.' dit Anthime. Quen'ajoute-t-il que Fulvie et Melanie l'ont condamne sans l'avoir lu, et qu'il est ami ...
— The Frontiersmen • Charles Egbert Craddock

... Dette, ja mer end det. Stamp kun mod Brodden, ras kun, indtil dit stolte Hjerte brister; lad dine Slaver se hvor arg du er og skjelve. Jeg—skal jeg tilside smutte? Jeg gjore Krus for dig? Jeg krumme Ryg naar det behager dig? Ved Guderne! Du selv skal svaelge al din Galdes Gift, om saa ...
— An Essay Toward a History of Shakespeare in Norway • Martin Brown Ruud

... A entendre mon pre, vous auriez jur que cette Rvolution de 18.., qui nous avait mis mal, tait spcialement dirige contre nous. Aussi je vous prie de croire que les rvolutionnaires n'taient pas en odeur de saintet dans la maison Eyssette. Dieu sait ce que nous avons dit de ces messieurs dans ce temps-l.... Encore aujourd'hui, quand le vieux papa Eyssette (que Dieu me le conserve!) sent venir son accs de goutte, il s'tend pniblement sur sa chaise longue, et nous l'entendons dire: "Oh! ...
— Le Petit Chose (part 1) - Histoire d'un Enfant • Alphonse Daudet

... though he had never sought this elevation, now that he had taken it on himself he would maintain and defend it. When La Ferronays had done, 'L'entendez-vous?' said Dalberg. 'Comme il parle avec gout; cela lui est personnel. L'Empereur ne lui a pas dit la moitie ...
— The Greville Memoirs - A Journal of the Reigns of King George IV and King William - IV, Volume 1 (of 3) • Charles C. F. Greville

... devotement De la sainte Vierge Marie; Puis a on autre comencie. Le chevalier vien l'escouta, De bon cuer la dame pria, Et quant la messe fut finee La tierce fu recomenciee Tantost en ce meisme lieu. "Sire, pour la sainte char dieu!" Ce li a dit son escuier, "L'heure passe de tournoier, Et vous que demourez ici? Venez vous en, je vous en pri! Volez vous devenir hermite Ou papelart ou ypocrite? Alons ...
— Mont-Saint-Michel and Chartres • Henry Adams

... that it is customary for the daily papers to publish a column or so of society gossip. They generally head it "Chit-Chat," or "On Dit," or "Le Boudoir," or something of the sort, and they keep it pretty full of French terms to give it the proper sort of swing. These columns may be very interesting in their way, but it always seems to me that ...
— Literary Lapses • Stephen Leacock

... conter, Nes voil laisser ne oublies, &c.[4] Plusurs le me ant conte et dit Et jeo l'ai ...
— The Lay of Marie • Matilda Betham

... Attribuisce a se, et al nipote, et a casa sua, la morte del' ammiraglio, gloriandosene assai (Desp. Oct. 1; Theiner, p. 331). The Emperor told the French ambassador "que, depuis les choses avenues, on lui avoit mande de Rome que Mr. le Cardinal de Lorraine avoit dit que tout le fait avoit este delibere avant qu'il partist de France" (Vulcob to Charles IX., Nov. 8; Groen van Prinsterer, Archives de Nassau, ...
— The History of Freedom • John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton

... which must have been contemporary with the origin of dice themselves, for no games ever gave rise to a greater amount of roguery than those of this description. They were, however, publicly sold in spite of all the laws to the contrary; for, in the "Dit du Mercier," the ...
— Manners, Custom and Dress During the Middle Ages and During the Renaissance Period • Paul Lacroix

... have: (1) L'origine ne se desoriginalisera jamais de son originalite; (2) A la sante de celle, qui tient la sentinelle devant la citadelle de votre coeur! (3) Car Didon dina, dit-on, Du dos ...
— The Child and Childhood in Folk-Thought • Alexander F. Chamberlain

... C.B. at Assizes at Salisbury in Summer 1631 fuit assault per Prisoner la condemne pur Felony; que puis son condemnation ject un Brickbat a le dit Justice, que narrowly mist. Et pur ceo immediately fuit Indictment drawn pur Noy envers le Prisoner, et son dexter manus ampute et fixe al Gibbet, sur que luy mesme immediatement ...
— Notes & Queries, No. 53. Saturday, November 2, 1850 • Various

... "Il dit dans le commencement de son Histoire de Geneve, que, des qu'il eut commence de lire l'histoire des nations, il se sentit entraine par son gout pour les Republiques, dont il epousa toujours les interets: c'est ce gout pour la liberte qui lui ...
— The Works of Lord Byron, Volume 4 • Lord Byron

... Des qu'il s'atorne a grant bonte Ja n'iert tot dit ne tot conte, Que leingue ne puet pas retraire Tant d'enor ...
— The Complete Poetical Works of James Russell Lowell • James Lowell

... dit Mexicain No. 2.—The Bureau of Ethnology has had the good fortune to obtain a copy of Duruy's photographic reproduction of this Manuscript, of which, according to Leclerc (Bibliotheca Americana), only ten copies were issued, ...
— Notes on Certain Maya and Mexican Manuscripts • Cyrus Thomas

... nous dit: Sors de la fange, Peuple en proie aux deceptions, Travaille, groupe par phalange, Dans un cercle d'attractions; La terre, apres tant de desastres, Forme avec le ciel un hymen, Et la loi qui regit les astres, Donne la paix au ...
— The Idea of Progress - An Inquiry Into Its Origin And Growth • J. B. Bury

... word the footman withdrew. As the door closed, little black, oily Sobieski dit Melville said with an attempt at a joke, "Is 'Mr.' Krool to be called ...
— The Judgment House • Gilbert Parker

... J'ai cause, m'a dit le docteur Wistar, avec lui sur les maladies aigues et epidemiques du pays ou il vit, et je l'ai trouve bien verse dans la methode simple, usitee par les modernes pour le traitement de ces maladies.—Je croyois ...
— The Journal of Negro History, Vol. I. Jan. 1916 • Various

... Campagne de M. de Villiers depuis son Arrivee au Fort Duquesne jusqu'a son Retour au dit Fort. These and other passages are omitted in the Journal as printed in Precis des Faits. Before me is a copy from the original in the Archives de ...
— Montcalm and Wolfe • Francis Parkman

... Marie, Les neuf mois accomplis, Naquit le fruit de vie, Comme l'Ange avoit dit? —Oui, sans nulle peine Et sans oppression, Naquit de tout le monde ...
— Christmas in Ritual and Tradition, Christian and Pagan • Clement A. Miles

... too ridiculous and "tres mauvais gout" on his part to make such a fuss over "un petit accident de voyage." "Je puis assurer Madame la Marquise," she said, "que s'il etait reste c'eut ete la meme chose. Son type ne me dit rien!" At the same time she does not think these trains ...
— Elizabeth Visits America • Elinor Glyn

... reproduction of this Manuscript, of which, according to Leclerc (Bibliotheca Americana), only ten copies were issued, though Brasseur in his Bibliotheque Mexico-Guatemalienne (p. 95) affirms that the edition consisted of fifty copies. The full title is as follows: "Manuscrit dit Mexicain No. 2 de la Bibliotheque Imperiale Photographie (sans reduction). Par ordre de S. E. M. Duruy, Ministre de l'Instruction publique, President de la Commission scientifique du ...
— Notes on Certain Maya and Mexican Manuscripts • Cyrus Thomas

... ville de Lima eprouva les memes secousses en Amerique l'annee passee; memes causes, memes effets: il y a certainement une trainee de souphre sous terre depuis Lima jusqu'a Lisbonne. Rien n'est plus probable, dit Candide; mais, pour Dieu, un peu d'huile et de vin. Comment, probable? repliqua le philosophe; je soutiens que la ...
— The World in Chains - Some Aspects of War and Trade • John Mavrogordato

... prit la grande cuillre, gota la soupe et dit: "La soupe est trop chaude." L'ours de grandeur moyenne prit la cuillre de grandeur moyenne, gota la soupe et dit: "Oui, la soupe est trop chaude," et le petit ours prit la petite cuillre, gota la soupe et dit: "Oui, oui, ...
— Contes et lgendes - 1re Partie • H. A. Guerber

... published at Hamburg in 1705, also bears this name (p. 237), and this is borne out by Lenglet-Dufresnoy (iii. 261-6), who speaks of a French MS. of the Tres Tractatus inscribed "par Thomas de Vagan, dit Philalethe ou Martin Birrhius." Birrhius, however, was only the editor. These ascriptions are probably made on the authority of G. W. Wedelius, who in his preface, dated 2nd Sept., 1698, to an edition of the Introitus Apertus, published at Jena in 1699, says of the author:—"Ex Anglia tamen ...
— Poems of Henry Vaughan, Silurist, Volume II • Henry Vaughan

... eschange ils emportent des peaux d'Orignac, de Loup Ceruier, de Renard, de Loutre, et quelquefois il s'en rencontre de noires, de Martre, de Blaireau et de Rat Musque, mais principalement de Castor qui est le plus grand de leur gain. On m'a dit que pour vne annee ils en auoyent emporte iusques a 22000. L'ordinaire de chaque annee est de 15000, ou 20000, a une pistole la piece, ce n'est pas mal alle."—Vide Relation de la Nouvelle France en l'Annee 1626, ...
— Voyages of Samuel de Champlain, Vol. 1 • Samuel de Champlain

... glad it is I am to see you!" voiced Iggy, when the four were admitted to him. "Dit you paper and pen pring!" he asked Jimmy, eagerly. "I myself can write to mother now. See, shmine wrist she ...
— The Khaki Boys Over the Top - Doing and Daring for Uncle Sam • Gordon Bates

... cinquante pas de distance.... Les officiers anglais salurent les Franais en tant leurs chapeaux.... Les officiers des gardes franaises leur rendirent le salut, Mylord Charles Hay, capitaine aux gardes anglaises, cria:—Messieurs des gardes franaises, tirez. Le comte d'Auteroche leur dit a voix haute:—Messieurs, nous ne tirons jamais les ...
— The Life Of Johnson, Volume 3 of 6 • Boswell

... legiones nostras cecdit who slaughtered our legions. There is a slight difficulty here, but a moment's thought will remove it. It must be cecdit, perf. of caedo, and not cec[)i]dit, perf. ...
— Helps to Latin Translation at Sight • Edmund Luce

... said," laughed Judith, "'Partons ensemble. Comme on dit en Anglais—fly with me!' I remarked that our state when we got to the Champs de Mars would be an effective disguise. He didn't understand, and it ...
— The Morals of Marcus Ordeyne • William J. Locke

... his comrade and explained, "J'ai dit a la dame, 'Mon Dieu, Madame,'" etc., and in the same breath he turned back to ...
— On the Edge of the War Zone - From the Battle of the Marne to the Entrance of the Stars and Stripes • Mildred Aldrich

... cloches Qui par leurs sons gemissants Nous font des bruyans reproches Sur nos rires indecents, Il est des ames en peine, Dit le pretre interesse. C'est le jour des morts, mirliton, mirlitaine. Requiscant ...
— The Celtic Magazine, Vol. 1, No. 2, December 1875 • Various

... qu'il alla me chercher une bouteille de verre de chopine, mesure de Paris, (half-pint) pleine de paillettes d'or, il me la fit voir en me disant que c'etoit un present dont on I'avoit regale ce jour-la meme; Oi, me dit-il, me regalaron de este." Voyage dans Les Mers de L'Inde, Paris, 1781, ii, pp. 152-153. Le Gentil was in the Philippines about eighteen months in 1766-67 on a scientific mission. His account of conditions there ...
— The Philippine Islands, 1493-1803 • Emma Helen Blair

... legend, it is the angel Michael who takes charge of the departing soul. "Ecce Dominus venit cum multitudine angelorum; et Jesus Christ vint en grande compaignie d'anges; entre lesquels estoit Sainct Michel, et quand la Vierge Marie le veit elle dit, 'Benoist soit Jesus Christ car il ne m'a pas oubliee.' Quand elle eut ce dit elle rendit ...
— Legends of the Madonna • Mrs. Jameson

... volage, dit elle, N'est pas pour vous, garcon; Est pour un homme de guerre, Qui a barbe au menton. ...
— Waverley, Or 'Tis Sixty Years Hence, Complete • Sir Walter Scott

... quelques argumens tires de Plutarque en faveur des Spartiates. M. Gibbon, doue de la memoire la plus heureuse, et ayant tous les faits presens a la pensee, domina bien-tot la conversation; I'Abbe se facha, il s'emporta, il dit des choses dures; l'Anglois, conservant le phlegme de son pays, prenoit ses avantages, et pressoit l'Abbe avec d'autant plus de succes que la colere le troubloit de plus en plus. La conversation s'echauffoit, et M. de Foncemagne la rompit ...
— Memoirs of My Life and Writings • Edward Gibbon

... I dit not promise t'at you should be t'e only beautiful voman all your life, or ten years, or von year. You haf t'e honour of being first. It is all, and it is enough. You shall be famous by t'at. I am an old man and must sometime brint my discofery for t'e goot of ...
— The Bacillus of Beauty - A Romance of To-day • Harriet Stark

... Qui dit canot dit canotier—a glance will assure you that she did not beach herself in that position, above high-water mark, still less furl her own sail and stow it. Further, if you study the country behind us, you will see that, while we came unobserved and ...
— Poison Island • Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch (Q)

... Maman! Ma bonne m'avait dit qu'il etait un avorton, et que ce serait tres amusant de le voir. Elle m'a conseiller de lui ...
— The History of Sir Richard Calmady - A Romance • Lucas Malet

... malheur retranches, Que vous pouviez m'epargner de peches! Quand un valet me dit, tremblant et have, Nous n'avons plus de buches dans la cave Que pour aller jusqu'a demain matin, Je peste alors sur mon chien de destin, Sur le grand froid, sur le bois de la greve, Qu'on vend si cher, ...
— The Wits and Beaux of Society - Volume 1 • Grace Wharton and Philip Wharton

... chair veult en Christ viure Ne craint mort, mais dit un mortel, Helas, qui me rendra deliure Pouure homme de ...
— The Dance of Death • Hans Holbein

... laquelle y alla sans prendre conge ni a pere ni a mere; lequel Cappitaine la vestit en guise d'homme et l'armoit et lui ceint l'epee, et luy bailla un escuyer et quatre varlets; et en ce point fut montee sur un bon cheval; et en ce point vint aut Roy de France, et lui dit que du Commandement de lui estoit venue a lui, et qu'elle le feroit le plus grand Seigneur du Monde, et qu'il fut ordonne que tretou ceulx qui lui desobeiroient fussent occis sans mercy, et que St Michel et plusieurs anges lui avoient baille une ...
— The Haunters & The Haunted - Ghost Stories And Tales Of The Supernatural • Various

... baisant m'a dit: "Amy sans blasme, Ce seul baiser, qui deux bouches embasme, Les arrhes sont du bien tant espere," Ce mot elle a doulcement profere, Pensant du tout apaiser ma grand flamme. Mais le mien cour adonc plus elle enflamme, Car son alaine odorant plus que basme ...
— The Tales Of The Heptameron, Vol. I. (of V.) • Margaret, Queen Of Navarre

... bore down on the Dutch all together in line abreast, and then hauled their wind into line ahead to engage. Again, in describing the danger Tromp was in by having weathered the English fleet with his own squadron, while the rest of the Dutch were to leeward, he says: 'J'ai deja dit que rien n'egale le bel ordre et la discipline des Anglais, que jamais ligne n'a ete tiree plus droite que celle que leurs vaisseaux forment, qu'on peut etre certain que lorsqu'on en approche il les faux [sic] tous essuier.' The very precision of the English formation ...
— Fighting Instructions, 1530-1816 - Publications Of The Navy Records Society Vol. XXIX. • Julian S. Corbett

... Europeans to prevail in full force among savages. Bosman is amazed by the African belief that a spider created the world. Moffat is astonished at the South African notion that the sea was accidentally created by a girl. Charlevoix says, "Les sauvages sont d'une facilite a croire ce qu'on leur dit, que les plus facheuse experiences n'ont jamais pu guerir".(1) But it is a curious fact that while savages are, as a rule, so credulous, they often laugh at the religious doctrines taught them by missionaries. Elsewhere they recognise certain essential ...
— Myth, Ritual, and Religion, Vol. 1 • Andrew Lang

... a singular and somewhat ingenious little book, whose title-page runs thus: "L'Homme dans la lvne ou le Voyage Chimerique fait au Monde de la Lvne, nouellement decouvert par Dominique Gonzales, Aduanturier Espagnol, autremt dit le Courier volant. Mis en notre langve par J. B. D. A. Paris, chez Francois Piot, pres la Fontaine de Saint Benoist. Et chez J. Goignard, au premier pilier de la grand'salle du Palais, proche les ...
— The Works of Edgar Allan Poe - Volume 1 (of 5) of the Raven Edition • Edgar Allan Poe

... possedees par les Malais, sont en general de tres bonne qualite. La nature semble avoir pris plaisir d'y placer ses plus excellentes productions. On y voit tous les fruits delicieux que j'ai dit se trouver sur le territoire de Siam, et une multitude d'autres fruits agreables qui sont particuliers a ces isles. On y respire un air embaume par une multitude de fleurs agreables qui se succedent ...
— The History of Sumatra - Containing An Account Of The Government, Laws, Customs And - Manners Of The Native Inhabitants • William Marsden

... however, is nothing to a blunder to be found in the Secret Memoirs of the Court of Louis XIV. and of the Regency (1824). The following passage from the original work, "Deux en sont morts et on dit publiquement qu'ils ont t empoisonns,'' is rendered in the English translation to the confusion of common sense as "Two of them died with her, and said publicly that ...
— Literary Blunders • Henry B. Wheatley

... Morlaix one of the most remarkable towns in France. Beneath it rose the houses on the rocky slopes, one above another, so that from the back you may almost enter them from the roof, as you do some of the Tyrolese chalets. In Morlaix it has given rise to a proverb: "Du jardin au grenier, comme on dit a Morlaix." ...
— The Argosy - Vol. 51, No. 2, February, 1891 • Various

... w'en we have soiree dat's grande affaire Bateese Trudeau, dit Waterhole, de be de boss man dere— You bet he have beeg tam!—but w'en de spring is come encore He's buy premiere classe tiquette for go on ...
— Humour of the North • Lawrence J. Burpee

... Bevil, very much astonished, "I really did not know that your interest in the young lady was so great. If I have wounded you in relating a mere on dit picked up at the Jockey Club, I beg you a thousand pardons. I dare say there was not a word ...
— The Parisians, Complete • Edward Bulwer-Lytton

... know why I wished to see you?" he asked. "You must tell me the chronique scandaleuse of our most honorable and virtuous city. Commence immediately. What is the on dit ...
— Frederick The Great and His Family • L. Muhlbach

... icelluy son bon frere et cousin a l'encontre du Roy de Naples, qui estoit son confrere et allye, veu et considere qu'il avoit prise et recue l'ordre de la garretiere. Et si le roi autrement faisoit, ce seroit contrevenir au serment qu'il a fait par les statuz du dit ordre." ...
— Notes and Queries, Number 236, May 6, 1854 • Various

... Wij plaatsen in dit Nummer het prospectus van den SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN. Het is een zeer schoon blad, dat vooral behoort gelezen te worden door Handwerkslieden. Nieuwe uitvindingen, verbeteringen op het terrein van werktuigkunde, enz, worden daar steeds in vermeld en beschreven. ...
— Scientific American, Vol.22, No. 1, January 1, 1870 • Various

... with every assumption of delight. "It's SO good!" Johnnyboy rested his elbows on her knees, and watched her with a grieved and commiserating superiority. "Bimeby, you'll have pains in youse tommick, and you'll be tookt to bed," he said sadly, "and then you'll—have to dit up and"—But as it was found necessary here to repress further ...
— The Bell-Ringer of Angel's and Other Stories • Bret Harte

... part, et Madame Isabelle, Belle, Dit gaiement du haut des remparts: 'Pars!' Tous las chasseurs sont dans la plaine, Pleine D'ardents ...
— A History of English Romanticism in the Nineteenth Century • Henry A. Beers

... of "Natural Religion" says, Talleyrand; I do not know on what authority. Gregoire writes:—"Au Directoire meme on le raillait sur son zele theophilantropique. Un de ses collegues, dit-on, lui proposait de se faire pendre et de ressusciter le troisieme jour, comme l'infaillible moyen de faire triompher sa secte, et Carnot lui decoche dans son Memoire des epigrammes sanglantes a ce sujet."—Histoire des Sectes Religieuses, ...
— The Contemporary Review, January 1883 - Vol 43, No. 1 • Various

... du Ciel la loi severe Qu'il faut qu'un enfant ait un pere; On dit meme quelquefois Tel ...
— My Novel, Complete • Edward Bulwer-Lytton

... fouilla dans une poche de cuir qui pendait sa ceinture, et il en tira une pice de cinq francs qu'il avait rserve sans doute pour acheter de la poudre. Fortunato sourit la vue de la pice d'argent; il s'en saisit, et dit Gianetto: ...
— Quatre contes de Prosper Mrime • F. C. L. Van Steenderen

... to a meridian 25deg. east of Paris, becomes fable as he leaves the course of the Loge Stream. Yet, although he begins by doubting that the Coango and the Zaire are the same waters, he ends by recognizing the fact, and his map justly lays down the Fleuve Couango dit Zaire a son embouchure. Whether the tale of the mulatto surveyor be fact or not is of little matter: the adventurer had an ...
— Two Trips to Gorilla Land and the Cataracts of the Congo Volume 2 • Richard F. Burton

... distinction absolue n'a ete et ne peut etre etablie entre les especes et les varietes.' Je vous ai deja dit que vous vous trompiez; une distinction absolue separe les varietes d'avec ...
— Darwiniana • Thomas Henry Huxley

... in his first setting out at Petersburg, he was put on his guard in this particular by a speech of his Russian valet-de-chambre:—"Sir, the Englishman you visited to-day cannot be worthy of your acquaintance; he cannot be a gentleman. Son valet me dit qu'il se ...
— Tales And Novels, Vol. 8 • Maria Edgeworth

... my translation differs considerably from Brasseur's, I add his: "En se mariant ils firent l'euvre de la chair vraiment trop grande. Etant entres pour se baigner, ils y rompirent leur nature et gaspillerent leur semence. Beaucoup y entrerent dit-on, pour completer l'euvre charnelle, on la commit une seconde fois, le jeu s'y etablit absolument, et l'on forniqua ...
— The Annals of the Cakchiquels • Daniel G. Brinton

... peut seul, a mon avis, rendre raison de ces bizarreries; nous voyons, comme je l'ai deja dit, des albatres formes pour ainsi dire sous nos yeux par de vrayes crystallizations dans les crevasses, et dans les cavernes des montagnes, presenter des couches dans lesquelles on observe des jeux tout ...
— Theory of the Earth, Volume 2 (of 4) • James Hutton

... knees to facilitate walking, a frizzled wig, looking as if it had been dressed with a currycomb, a pair of black breeches, well-patched with various colors; and gamaches of brown leather, such as the habitans wore, completed his odd attire, and formed the professional costume of Master Pothier dit Robin, the travelling notary, one of that not unuseful order of itinerants of the law which flourished under the ...
— The Golden Dog - Le Chien d'Or • William Kirby

... civ'il cul'prit al'to hec'tic dit'ty clum'sy can'ter helm'et gid'dy dul'cet mar'ry fen'nel fil'ly fun'nel ral'ly ken'nel sil'ly gul'ly nap'kin bel'fry liv'id buck'et hap'py ed'dy lim'it gus'set pan'try en'try lim'ber sul'len ram'mer en'vy ...
— McGuffey's Eclectic Spelling Book • W. H. McGuffey

... et dit, 'Mon bon monsieur'" (The fox catches it, and says, "My dear sir").—So kindness is already folly. You certainly waste no time in teaching ...
— Emile • Jean-Jacques Rousseau



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