Jourdain sentence example

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  • The first British factory in the peninsula was established in the native state of Patani on the east coast in 1613, the place having been used by the Portuguese in the 16th century for a similar purpose; but the enterprise came to an untimely end in 1620 when Captain Jourdain, the first president, was killed in a naval engagement in Patani Roads by the Dutch.
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  • The works may really have been written by one Boetius, a bishop of Africa, as Jourdain supposes, or by some Saint Severinus, as Nitzsch conjectures, and the similarity of name may have aided the transference of them to the heathen or neutral Boetius.
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  • Under it Jourdain became absolute master of the regions lying between the Pyrenees and the Alps, Auvergne and the sea.
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  • Next year Jourdain again incurred the displeasure of the church by siding with the rebels of Montpellier against their lord.
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  • The second 1 See Jourdain, Recherches critiques sur l'dge et l'origine des traductions latines d'Aristote (1843).
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  • See Jourdain, Recherches sur les traductions d'Aristote (2nd ed., 1843); Haureau, Philosophie scolastique (2nd ed., 1872), and works appended to art.
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  • For accounts of Mirkhond's life see De Sacy's "Notice sur Mirkhond" in his Memoires sur diverses antiquates de la Perse (Paris, 1 793); Jourdain's "Notice de l'histoire universelle de Mirkhond" in the Notices et extraits, vol.
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