"Il faut que vous sachiez que c'est une femme," * said Prince Andrew to Pierre.
"Cherchez la femme," he muttered.
What did surprise him was that during these last two years his wife had succeeded in gaining the reputation "d' une femme charmante, aussi spirituelle que belle." *(2) The distinguished Prince de Ligne wrote her eight-page letters.
You mean, 'Cherchez la femme,' don't you?
Dean asked "Churchez la femme," Fred said.
In 5802 she published the first of her really noteworthy books, the novel of Delphine, in which the "femme incomprise" was in a manner introduced to French literature, and in which she herself and not a few of her intimates appeared in transparent disguise.
Of Marie de Medici and Louis XIII.), sometimes attributed to Mezeray, published at Amsterdam in 1730 and, under the title Histoire de la regence de reine Marie de Medicis, femme de Henry IV., at the Hague in 1743 Memoires sur la regne de Louis XIII., extending from 1610 to 1638, and of which the earlier portion is a reprint of the Histoire de la mere et du fils, published in Petitot's collection (Paris, 1823 seq.); Testament politique d'Armand du Plessis, cardinal de Richelieu (Amsterdam, 1687 seq.); Journal de 1630-31 (Paris, 1645); "Lettres, instructions diplomatiques, et papiers d'etat," published by G.
Ix.; Berthe Vadier, Un Moraliste du X VI me siecle: Jean-Louis Vives et son livre de l'education de la femme chretienne (Geneva, 1892); G.
Le Calvaire (1887), a chapter of which on the defeat of 1870 aroused much discussion, was followed by L' Abbe Jules (1888), the story of a mad priest; by Sebastien Roch (1890), a bitter picture of the Jesuit school in which his own early years were spent; Le Jardin des supplices (1899), a Chinese story; Les Memoires d'une femme de chambre (1901); and Les Vingt-et-un jours d'un neurasthenique (1902).
The results of his lectures appeared in the volumes Le Pretre, la femme, et la famille and le peuple.
L'Amour was followed by La Femme (1860), a book on which a wh9le critique of French literature and French character might be founded.
Of France said, ~a plus fine femme du monde, and she was ably seconded by Cecil who had already proved himself an adept in the art of taking cover.
Une maitresse-femme! * That's what is called putting things squarely.
"La femme est la compagne de l'homme," * announced Prince Hippolyte, and began looking through a lorgnette at his elevated legs.