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a native or inhabitant of Belgium

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There was a pause, during which I regarded them all with a steady and somewhat stern gaze; a dog, if stared at hard enough and long enough, will show symptoms of embarrassment, and so at length did my bench of Belgians.
But," asked he, "do you understand French well enough to teach Belgian boys English?
Ere long I had acquired as much facility in speaking French as set me at my ease with my pupils; and as I had encountered them on a right footing at the very beginning, and continued tenaciously to retain the advantage I had early gained, they never attempted mutiny, which circumstance, all who are in any degree acquainted with the ongoings of Belgian schools, and who know the relation in which professors and pupils too frequently stand towards each other in those establishments, will consider an important and uncommon one.
Pelet's school was merely an epitome of the Belgian nation.
For years the military forces of Belgian Congo had waged a fruitless war upon this man and his followers--a war in which quarter had never been asked nor expected by either side.
For months the renegade Belgian rode with the savage raider.
Achmet Zek took the Belgian into his confidence to a great extent, and at last unfolded to him a pet scheme which the Arab had long fostered, but which he never had found an opportunity to effect.
The following day Werper spent in overhauling his Belgian uniform, removing from it every vestige of evidence that might indicate its military purposes.
He pointed out to me the little house inhabited by him and his fellow Belgians, and I promised to go and see him at an early date.
Yet this quaint dandyfied little man who, I was sorry to see, now limped badly, had been in his time one of the most celebrated members of the Belgian police.
But I am not at all satisfied with this theory, and should be loth to apply it to breeds so distinct as the heavy Belgian cart-horse, Welch ponies, cobs, the lanky Kattywar race, &c.
In place of the well-bred and well-fed London domestics, who could only speak English, Dobbin procured for Jos's party a swarthy little Belgian servant who could speak no language at all; but who, by his bustling behaviour, and by invariably addressing Mr.
I know all laces--the Belgian, the Maltese, the Mechlin--oh, the many, many loves of laces
One leg Belgian, one leg English, and the pickings of eight other people in it.
Those found guilty of terrorist acts in court could lose their Belgian nationality in the future, also when they became Belgians by birth, after their parents or grandparents immigrated and successfully applied for a Belgian passport, it noted.
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