And each verse ends with the refrain: "Vive le son, vive le son, Dansons la Carmagnole, Vive le son Du Canon."
Five marshals of France served under the king in this enterprise, but their advice was of less value than that of Vauban, whose plans the king followed implicitly, even so far as to order an assault de vive force against the unanimous opinion of the marshals.
Visited the Palais de Justice in 1867, Floquet was said to have confronted him with the cry "Vive la Pologne, monsieur!"
Above the door are the arms of France and of Joan of Arc and an inscription of 1481 reading "Vive labeur; vive le roi Louys."
The soldiers, on seeing him, lit wisps of straw and ran after him, shouting, "Vive l'Empereur!"
The battalions shouted "Hurrah!" and "Vive l'Empereur!"
Vive l'Empereur!... preur!--If they make me Governor of India, Gerard, I'll make you Minister of Kashmir-- that's settled.
Vive l'Empereur! came the voices of men, old and young, of most diverse characters and social positions.
Vive le roi de Rome!
Vive l'Empereur! came those ecstatic cries.
When they heard Napoleon's proclamation offering them, as compensation for mutilation and death, the words of posterity about their having been in the battle before Moscow, they cried "Vive l'Empereur!" just as they had cried "Vive l'Empereur!" at the sight of the portrait of the boy piercing the terrestrial globe with a toy stick, and just as they would have cried "Vive l'Empereur!" at any nonsense that might be told them.
There was nothing left for them to do but cry "Vive l'Empereur!" and go to fight, in order to get food and rest as conquerors in Moscow.
"Don't talk Russian," said Dolokhov in a hurried whisper, and at that very moment they heard through the darkness the challenge: "Qui vive?" * and the click of a musket.
Vive ce roi valiant! sang Morel, winking.