Then he added that he and his principal would enjoy axes, and indeed prefer them, but such weapons were barred by the French code, and so I must change my proposal.
It seems to me then that I would rather be a hero of a French duel than a crowned and sceptered monarch.
The German literate reversed this process with the profane French literature.
The introduction of these philosophical phrases at the back of the French historical criticisms they dubbed "Philosophy of Action," "True Socialism," "German Science of Socialism," "Philosophical Foundation of Socialism," and so on.
And now began what aged people call the old French War.
Among all the events of the old French War, Grandfather thought that there was none more interesting than the removal of the inhabitants of Acadia.
That remark may be very true, but I don't care anything about the demand; I want to know French for its own sake.
She instantly threw up her hands, with several little shrill cries (in their French way, you know), and told me that her dearest friend kept a regular place of that kind.
Bagration was to make this march without resting, and to halt facing Vienna with Znaim to his rear, and if he succeeded in forestalling the French he was to delay them as long as possible.
Marching thirty miles that stormy night across roadless hills, with his hungry, ill-shod soldiers, and losing a third of his men as stragglers by the way, Bagration came out on the Vienna-Znaim road at Hollabrunn a few hours ahead of the French who were approaching Hollabrunn from Vienna.
How was I, who had worked hard and read books of adventure, and who was only fifteen years old, who had not dreamed of giving the Queen of the Oyster Pirates a second thought, and who did not know that French
Frank was madly and Latinly in love with her--how was I to guess that I had done him shame?
Collection, from the French
word recueillir, to gather.
In language and literature the most general immediate result of the Conquest was to make of England a trilingual country, where Latin, French
, and Anglo-Saxon were spoken separately side by side.
She used to consult him on passages of French
which she could not understand, though her mother was a Frenchwoman, and which he would construe to her satisfaction: and, besides giving her his aid in profane literature, he was kind enough to select for her books of a more serious tendency, and address to her much of his conversation.
And what does she talk French
with the children for?