abbe


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a French abbot

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The bandits whom the abbe keeps in pay and drink have their useful side, have they?
Two minutes after, the Abbe Fouquet appeared in the doorway, with profound reverences.
The abbe looked maliciously at Gourville, and anxiously at Fouquet, and said, "I have three hundred pistoles to pay to M.
said Fouquet bravely, for he comprehended that the Abbe Fouquet would not have disturbed him for such a want.
Monsieur," continued the prisoner, "I am the Abbe Faria, born at Rome.
My information dates from the day on which I was arrested," returned the Abbe Faria; "and as the emperor had created the kingdom of Rome for his infant son, I presume that he has realized the dream of Machiavelli and Caesar Borgia, which was to make Italy a united kingdom.
It is for that reason I am delighted to see you," continued the abbe, "although you have disturbed me in a most important calculation, which, if it succeeded, would possibly change Newton's system.
But," said the abbe, "I would speak to you of a large sum, amounting to five millions.
You will see me talking with one of my friends, the Abbe d'Herblay, of whom you have often heard me speak.
This was the Abbe Scarron, always laughing, joking, complimenting -- yet suffering -- and toying nervously with a small switch.
Adieu, count," said the Abbe d'Herblay; "I return to my convent.
Adieu, abbe," said the coadjutor, "I am to preach to-morrow and have twenty texts to examine this evening.
Daughter," said the worthy abbe, "you are blaming the Church, which declares celibacy to be the better way to God.
Mademoiselle Cormon and the Abbe de Sponde belonged to that "little Church," sublime in its orthodoxy, which was to the court of Rome what the Ultras were to be to Louis XVIII.
In the first fervor of royalty, during the year 1816, those who later were called Jesuits were all for the expulsion of the Abbe Francois from his parish.