East of Cape St Jacques the mountains of Annam come down close to the sea; west of that point, as far as the southern headland of Ca-Mau, the coast-line of Cochin-China runs north-east to south-west for about 160 m.
But the tale is not contemporary, and is an obvious copy of the story told of Jacques de Molay, grand-master of the Temple, and Philippe Le Bel.
She was educated with great strictness in the convent of the Carmelites in the Rue St Jacques at Paris.
Curiously enough the cottage, a stone building, built by the same duke for Jean Jacques Rousseau, still stands in the park, while the ducal residence was burnt down by the sans-culottes.
But a French officer, Jacques de Liniers, gathered together a large force with which he enclosed the British within the walls, and finally, on the 12th of August, by a successful assault, forced Beresford and his troops to surrender.
P.) of St Jacques; and, following the advice of a Spanish monk, spent his vacations in Flanders, where he was helped by the rich Spanish merchants.
JACQUES DAVY DUPERRON (1556-1618), French cardinal, was born at St L6, in Normandy, on the 15th of November 1556.
Jacques was the first outcome of the journey to Italy, and in precision and splendour of style it marks a distinct progress.
The first ascent was made in 1786 by two Chamonix men, Jacques Balmat and Dr Michel Paccard, and the second in 1787 by Balmat with two local men.
Clermont has several handsome squares ornamented with fountains, the chief of which is a graceful structure erected by Bishop Jacques d'Amboise in 1515.
JACQUES ROUSSEAU (1630-1693), French painter, a member of a Huguenot family, was born at Paris in 1630.
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JACQUES PIERRE BRISSOT (1754-1793), who assumed the name of DE Warville, a celebrated French Girondist, was born at Chartres, where his father was an inn-keeper, in January 1754.
LOUIS JACQUES THENARD (1777-1857), French chemist, was born on the 4th of May 1777 at Louptiere, near Nogentsur-Seine, Aube.
In 1534 Jacques Cartier set out to continue the discoveries of Verazzano, and visited Newfoundland and the Gulf of St Lawrence.
Pernambuco was first settled in 1526 by Christovao Jacques who founded a settlement on the Rio Iguarassu that was afterwards abandoned.
JACQUES ANTOINE MANUEL (1775-1827), French politician and orator, was born on the 10th of December 1775.
In 1673 a French expedition organized in Canada under Jacques Marquette and Louis Joliet sailed down the Mississippi to the mouth of the Arkansas, and nine years later (1682) Rene Robert Cavelier, sieur de la Salle, reached the mouth of the river, took formal possession of the country which it drains, and named it Louisiana in honour of Louis XIV.
He was then cleansed and re-clothed, his room cleaned, and during the day he was visited by his new attendant, a creole and a compatriot of Josephine de Beauharnais, named Jean Jacques Christophe Laurent (1770--1807), who had from the 8th of November onwards assistance for his charge from a man named Gomin.
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Other published correspondence is Lettres de Mirabeau a Chamfort (1796); Lettres du comte de Mirabeau b Jacques Mauvillon (Brunswick, 1792); Lettres originates de Mirabeau, ecrites du donjon de Vincennes, 1777-178Q, published by L.
ANNE ROBERT JACQUES TURGOT, BARON DE LAUNE (1727-1781), French statesman and economist, was born in Paris on the 10th of May 1727.
Jacques Vieau established here a post for the North-west Company of fur traders in 1795.
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JACQUES SPON (1647-1685), French doctor and archaeologist, was born at Lyons and died at Vevey.
JEREMIE JACQUES OBERLIN (1735-1806), Alsatian philologist and archaeologist, brother of Jean Frederic Oberlin, was born at Strassburg on the 8th of August 1735.
The history of the later Crusades, from the Fifth to the Eighth, enters into the continuations of William of Tyre above mentioned; while the Historia orientalis of Jacques de Vitry, who had taken part in the Fifth Crusade, and died in 1240, embraces the history of events till 1218 (the third book being a later addition).
JEAN JACQUES REGIS DE CAMBACERES, duke of Parma (1753-1824), French statesman, was born at Montpellier on the 18th of October 1753.
The visit of the French physician Jacques Spon and the Englishman, Sir George Wheler or Wheeler (1650-1723), fortunately took place before the catastrophe of the Parthenon in 1687; Spon's Voyage d'Italie, de Dalmatie, de Grece et du Levant, which contained the first scientific description of the ruins of Athens, appeared in 1678; Wheler's Journey into Greece, in 1682.
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1827), in defence of Gallicanism; and Etudes biographiques et litteraires sur Antoine Arnauld, P. Nicole et Jacques Necker (1823).
The binary conception of compounds held by Berzelius received apparent support from the observations of Gay Lussac, in 1815, on the vapour densities of alcohol and ether, which pointed to the conclusion that these substances consisted of one molecule of water and one and two of ethylene respectively; and from Pierre Jean Robiquet and Jean Jacques Colin, showing, in 1816, that ethyl chloride (hydrochloric ether) could be regarded as a compound of ethylene and hydrochloric acid.
Among his most sympathetic portraits are those of his friend Pierre de Breze and of Jacques Coeur.
In the case of these minor works the attribution to Chastellain is in some cases erroneous, notably in the case of the Livre des faits de Jacques de Lalain, which is the work of Lefebvre de Saint-Remi, herald of the Golden Fleece.
JACQUES CHARLES DUPONT DE L'EURE (1767-1855), French lawyer and statesman, was born at Neubourg (Eure), in Normandy, on the 27th of February 1767.
Armand Beauvais and Jacques Dupre (acting) Andre B.
The poet Jacques Jasmin was a native of the town, which has erected a statue to him.
JACQUES COURTOIS (1621-1676) and Guillaume (1628-1679).
Jacques Courtois was born at St Hippolyte, near Besancon, in 1621.
His father was a painter, and with him Jacques remained studying up to the age of fifteen.
His draughtsmanship is better than that of Jacques, whom he did not, however, rival in spirit, colour or composition.
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And Jacques Chevalier in the Annales de philosophie chretienne (Paris, Jan.
A generation later appeared Baptiste Massillon (1663-1742), who was to Bossuet as Racine to Corneille; and Jacques Saurin (1677-1730), whose evangelical sermons were delivered at the Hague.
Still more outspoken is the Savoyard vicar in the Emile (1762) of Jean Jacques Rousseau: "Whence do I get my rules of action?
JACQUES PAUL MIGNE (1800-1875), French priest and publisher, was born at St Flour, Cantal, on the 25th of October 1800.
Caussin was sent into Brittany, and the judicious and learned Jesuit, Jacques Sirmond, who succeeded him, kept clear of politics.
Of other writers who published works about the end of the 16th century, we may mention Jacques Peletier, or Jacobus Peletarius (De occulta parte Numerorum, quam Algebram vocant, 1558); Petrus Ramus (Arithmeticae Libri duo et totidem Algebrae, 1560), and Christoph Clavius, who wrote on algebra in 1580, though it was not published until 1608.
Here Jacques Davy received his education, being taught Latin and mathematics by his father, and learning Greek and Hebrew and the philosophy then in vogue.
Returning to Normandy he was presented to the king by Jacques of Matignon; after he had abjured Protestantism, being again presented by Philip Desportes, abbot of Tiron, as a young man without equal for knowledge and talent, he was appointed reader to the king.
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In 1505 Gui Duverger married Renee, heiress of Jacques Lemartin, seigneur de La Rochejacquelein, whose name he assumed.
JACQUES CLAUDE BEUGNOT, Count (1761-1835), French politician, was born at Bar-sur-Aube.
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