Battre sentence example
- battre, though a Celtic or simply onomatopoetic origin has been suggested.
- He insisted on the repetition of the experiment in his presence; and when convinced of the truth of the explanation he exclaimed to the discoverer: "Mon cher enfant, j'ai tant aime les sciences dans ma vie que cela me fait battre le cceur."
- The right of wife-beating was formally recognized by more than one code of laws, and it was already a forward step when, in the 13th century, the Coutumes du Beauvoisis provided "que le mari ne doit battre sa femme que raisonnablement" (Gautier, p. 349).
- "Qui eut le triple talent, De boire, de battre, Et d'etre un vert galant." *