In 1617 he accepted the curacy of Chatillon-les-Dombes (or sur-Chalaronne), and here he received from the countess of Joigny the means by which he was enabled to found his first "confrerie de charite," an association of women who ministered to the poor and the sick.
Trans., President Jefferson, 1811); Essai sur le genie et les ouvrages de Montesquieu (1808).
Ancelle, Les Explorations au Senegal et dans les contrees voisines (Paris, 1886); M.
De Lavergne, Les Assemblees provinciales sous Louis XVI (Paris, 1864).
In Les Lettres d'un voyageur, which ran in the Revue des deux mondes between 1834 and 1836, we have not only impressions of travel, but the direct impressions of men and things not distorted by the exigencies of a novel.
Spiridion (1838) and Les Sept cordes de la lyre (1840) are mystic echoes of Lamennais.
Le Compagnon du tour de France (1841), Les Maitres mosaistes The final settlement was concluded in 1836.
Undaunted by many failures, she dramatized several of her novels with moderate success - Francois le champi, played at the Odeon in 1849, and Les Beaux Messieurs de Bois-Dore (1862) were the best; Claudie, produced in 1851, is a charming pastoral play, and Le Marquis de Villemer (1864) (in which she was helped by Dumas fits) was a genuine triumph.
The Etude bibliographique sur les oeuvres de George Sand by " le bibliophile Isaac " (vicomte de Spoelberck) (Brussels, 1868) gives the most complete bibliography.
In 1854 he made his reputation by his doctoral thesis, Sur les combinaisons de la glycerine avec les acides, which described a series of beautiful researches in continuation and amplification of M.
His investigations on the synthesis of organic compounds were published in numerous papers and books, including Chimie organique fondee sur la synthese (1860) and Les Carbures d'hydrogene (1901).
In the later years of his life he turned to the study of the earlier phases of the science which he did so much to advance, and students of chemical history are greatly indebted to him for his book on Les Origines de l'alchimie (1885) and his Introduction a l'etude de la chimie des anciens et du moyen age (1889), as well as for publishing translations of various old Greek, Syriac and Arabic treatises on alchemy and chemistry (Collection des anciens alchimistes grecs, 1887-1888, and La Chimie au moyen age, 1893).
Xliv.); (2) Les Harangues, prononces en assemblee de MM.
Les princes Protestants d'Allemagne, par Monseigneur le duc d'Angouleme (1620); (3) a translation of a Spanish work by Diego de Torres.
The proceedings lasted six months, and the episode is known as les Grands Jours de Clermont.
Sur les avoues et les vidames," in Position des theses de l'Ecole des chartes (an.
We need not be like "Les Femmes Savantes" but we ought to have something to say about what we learn as well as about what we MUST do, and what our professors say or how they mark our themes.
The gentlemen assembled at Bilibin's were young, wealthy, gay society men, who here, as in Vienna, formed a special set which Bilibin, their leader, called les notres. * This set, consisting almost exclusively of diplomats, evidently had its own interests which had nothing to do with war or politics but related to high society, to certain women, and to the official side of the service.
Next day, which was yesterday, those gentlemen, messieurs les marechaux, * Murat, Lannes, and Belliard, mount and ride to the bridge.
Ah! contre les douleurs il n'y a pas d'autre asile. *
At first I did not like it much, because what makes a town pleasant ce sont les jolies femmes, * isn't that so?
Seeing, on the other side, some Cossacks (les Cosaques) and the wide- spreading steppes in the midst of which lay the holy city of Moscow (Moscou, la ville sainte), the capital of a realm such as the Scythia into which Alexander the Great had marched--Napoleon unexpectedly, and contrary alike to strategic and diplomatic considerations, ordered an advance, and the next day his army began to cross the Niemen.
He was agitated; this extraordinary gathering not only of nobles but also of the merchant- class--les etats generaux (States-General)--evoked in him a whole series of ideas he had long laid aside but which were deeply graven in his soul: thoughts of the Contrat Social and the French Revolution.
Prince Andrew saw by the cover that it was Les Chevaliers du Cygne by Madame de Genlis.
Again he embraced and kissed Prince Andrew, but before the latter had left the room Kutuzov gave a sigh of relief and went on with his unfinished novel, Les Chevaliers du Cygne by Madame de Genlis.
"Qu'on m'amene les boyars," * said he to his suite.
Les francais sont de bons enfants.
Michaud, who had never seen Moscow before the campaign and who did not know Russian, yet felt deeply moved (as he wrote) when he appeared before notre tres gracieux souverain * with the news of the burning of Moscow, dont les flammes eclairaient sa route. *(2)
When les enfants du Don might so easily have taken the Emperor himself in the midst of his army, it was clear that there was nothing for it but to fly as fast as possible along the nearest, familiar road.
Les gros bataillons ont toujours raison. *
"Quand un officier fait sa ronde, les sentinelles ne demandent pas le mot d'ordre..." cried Dolokhov suddenly flaring up and riding straight at the sentinel.
The army was made up of white slanting lines that filled the air like the cobwebs that float about in autumn and which Dessalles called les fils de la Vierge.