Encoding: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Nov 26, 2008 - 300 pages
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Use in Literature BurgundiesTo the abbots of these great convents, it was clear that if this movement spread across the Rhone into Burgundy, the Church would face losses which they could not contemplate with equanimity.ndash;Brooks Adams in The Emancipation of Massachusetts.Norman naivete was not different in kind from the naivete of Burgundy or Gascony or Lombardy, but it was slightly different in expression, as you will see when you travel south.ndash;Henry Adams in Mont-Saint-Michel And Chartres.Arcadia is in Burgundy, not in Greece; Arcadia is at Les Aigues and nowhere else.ndash;Honoreacute; de Balzac in Sons of the Soil (tr Katharine Prescott Wormeley).But though the Vicomtesse de Beauseant is supposed to be a descendant of the House of Burgundy, you can understand that we could not admit a wife separated from her husband into our society here.ndash;Honoreacute; de Balzac in The Deserted Woman.Clementine was at this time at her uncle's place in Burgundy.ndash;Honoreacute; de Balzac in Paz.Such is the sensation caused by a first sight of Nemours as we approach it from Burgundy.ndash;Honoreacute; de Balzac in Ursula (tr Katharine Prescott Wormeley).They'd have to give way, as they did on the other side of Burgundy, where they sent a regiment.ndash;Honoreacute; de Balzac in Sons of the Soil (tr Katharine Prescott Wormeley).You must remember that the law and the government are always strongest everywhere, even in Burgundy.ndash;Honoreacute; de Balzac in Sons of the Soil (tr Katharine Prescott Wormeley).It is a graceful return for my inhospitality in not giving you your favorite Burgundy, but I haven't a drop.ndash;Arlo Bates in The Pagans.Our attendant friar was helping us to some Burgundy, which we pronounced of very respectable antiquity, when the Coadjutor returned, accompanied by two other fathers, the Secretary and Procurator, whom he presented to us.ndash;William Beckford in Dreams, Waking Thoughts, and Incidents.

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