Getting to Paris: A Book of Practice in French Conversation

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Lee and Shepard, 1875 - French language - 226 pages
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Page 205 - Burmese fairly now, and if I can be of any use to you I shall be very glad to be so.
Page 13 - ... is wrong to commit it. It is no excuse for murder that the perpetrator has not power to control his actions when aroused or in a passion. It is the duty of men who are not insane or idiotic to control their evil passions and violent tempers or brutal instincts, and if they do not do so, it is their own fault, and their moral and legal responsibility will not be destroyed or avoided by the existence of such passions, or by their conduct resulting from them.
Page 159 - Now go into the garden and bring me the six lizards which you will find behind the water-butt." No sooner had they been brought than the godmother turned them into six lackeys, who at once climbed up behind the coach in their braided liveries, and hung on there as if they had never done anything else all their lives. Then said the fairy godmother: "Well, there you have the means of going to the ball. Are you satisfied?
Page 113 - Aussi le matelot qui a son quart aujourd'hui de huit heures du soir minuit, et de quatre heures du matin huit heures, ne l'aura la nuit suivante que de minuit quatre heures du matin.
Page 116 - Day after to-morrow we seem to be doing the same thing, but in reality we breakfast and dine a whole hour sooner.

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