Parisian Sentence Examples
He took part in the Parisian risings of October 1830, 1832 and 1834.
During the winter of 1612 he completed his preparations for the world by lessons in horsemanship and fencing; and then started as his own master to taste the pleasures of Parisian life.
Side by side with the Minorites, the spokesmen of the specifically political opposition to the papacy were the Parisian professors, Marsilius of Padua and John of Jandun, the composers of the " Defender of the Peace " (defensor pacis).
The room was dark, the floor-to-ceiling windows displaying the incredible views of the Eiffel Tower, whose frame was outlined by lights against the dark Parisian sky She was about to step onto the balcony when a knock at the door drew her attention.
George Sand was methodical and had a ready pen, but she lacked the more essential qualities of a Parisian journalist,.Advertisement
Some of the orthographical and typographical peculiarities are due to the fact that the book was set up by Parisian printers.
The Courrier de Lyon contained articles the success of which reached even to the capital and attracted the attention of the Parisian press.
The vigour and tactical skill of Bonaparte contributed very largely to the success of the troops of the Convention over the Parisian malcontents on the famous day of 1 3 Vendemiaire (October 5th, 1795), when the defenders of the Convention, sweeping the quays and streets near the Tuilleries by artillery and musketry, soon paralysed the movement at its headquarters, the church of St Roch.
These numbers are valuable as an exhibition not so much of events as of the feelings of the Parisian people; they are adorned, moreover, by the erudition, the wit and the genius of the author, but they are disfigured, not only by the most biting personalities and the defence and even advocacy of the excesses of the mob, but by the entire absence of the forgiveness and pity for which the writer was afterwards so eloquently to plead.
The present library (antedated by several circulating, social and professional collections) may justly be said to have had its origin in the efforts of the Parisian, Alexandre Vattemare (1796-1864), from 1830 on, to foster international exchanges.Advertisement
A scandalous riot was inaugurated by the members of the Parisian Jockey Club, who interrupted the performance with howls and dog-whistles; and after the third representation the opera was withdrawn.
Parisian families, but in 1675 he was appointed to the chair of philosophy at the Protestant university of Sedan.
Lenkei, Zoltan Ferenczy, Aladar Ballagi, Ladislas Negyessy, have shown themselves somewhat too ready to follow the latest Norwegian or Parisian sensation.
The Parisian jewellers Boehmer and Bassenge had spent some years collecting stones for a necklace which they hoped to sell to Madame Du Barry, the favourite of Louis XV., and after his death to Marie Antoinette.
His inexperience in the routine work of government, the utterly unpractical nature of his colleagues, and the turbulence of the Parisian mob, proved fatal to his chances.Advertisement
Voltaire, who had been sent home, submitted, and for a time pretended to work in a Parisian lawyer's office; but he again manifested a faculty for getting into trouble - this time in the still more dangerous way of writing libellous poems - so that his father was glad to send him to stay for nearly a year (1714-15) with Louis de Caumartin, marquis de Saint-Ange, in the country.
He worked as a designer in Paris, and became prominent as a member of the municipal council of Paris, rousing much angry discussion by a proposal to rename the Parisian streets which bore saints' names.
Dulaurier published from a Parisian Sahidic MS., subjoining a French translation, what is termed a fragment of the apocryphal revelations of St Bartholomew (Fragment des revelations apocryphes de Saint Barthelemy, &c., Paris, 1835), and of the history of the religious communities founded by St Pachomius.
But more significant, perhaps, was the tribute paid by the Temps, the leading Parisian paper.
By a decree of the 17th of January 1800 the consulate reduced the number of Parisian journals to thirteen, of which the Decade was one; all the others, with the exception of those dealing solely with science, art, commerce and advertisements, were suppressed.Advertisement
The government was torn between the necessity for preserving order and the no less pressing necessity (for the moment) of conciliating the Parisian populace; with the result that it succeeded in doing neither one nor the other.
In the Legislative Assembly these represented a compact body of opinion which, though not as yet definitely republican, was considerably more advanced than the moderate royalism of the majority of the Parisian deputies.
This point of view suggested numerous projects, as chimerical as they were generous; two millions sterling (50 million francs) were expended with a view to installing Parisian unemployed workmen as colonists, but this attempt failed miserably.
He was called to the Parisian bar, and became private secretary to Jules Ferry in the prefecture of the Seine.
His father was a Parisian notary named Silvestre, and the additional name of de Sacy was taken by the younger son after a fashion then common with the Paris bourgeoisie.Advertisement
It was not till 1863 that he re-entered political life, being elected by a Parisian constituency.
In 1876 he returned to France to become one of the chief French apostles of Marxian collectivism, and was imprisoned for six months in 1878 for taking part in the first Parisian International Congress.
He had a thorough acquaintance with the gayest and most disreputable sides of Parisian life, and left a number of more or less witty stories dealing with it.
To the gay young beauty, familiar with Parisian society, the raw and serious youth was not a possible parti.
The Pelerinage de Charlemagne (Koschwitz, Altfranzosische Bibliothek, 1883) was, for instance, only preserved in an Anglo-Norman manuscript of the British Museum (now lost), although the author was certainly a Parisian.
No doubt these romances, taken alone, might give as unfair an idea as modern French novels give of Parisian morals, but we have abundant other evidence for placing the moral standard of the age of chivalry definitely below that of educated society in the present day.
It was also asserted that Belgian French literature lacked a national basis, and was merely a reflection of Parisian models.
He produced some Parisian and purely imitative work; but the best part of his production is the outcome of a passionate idealism of the quiet Flemish towns in which he had passed his childhood and early youth.
The most famous of all modern Belgian writers, Maurice Maeterlinck, made his debut in a Parisian journal, the Pleiade, in 1886.
He submitted to various eminent Parisian thinkers a manuscript copy of the Meditations, and defended its orthodoxy against numerous clerical critics.
He was elected Boulangist deputy for the 18th Parisian arrondissement in 1889.
Hegel the tourist - recalling happy days spent together; confessing that, were it not because of his sense of duty as a traveller, he would rather be at home, dividing his time between his books and his wife; commenting on the shop windows at Vienna; describing the straw hats of the Parisian ladies - is a contrast to the professor of a profound philosophical system.
He denounced the massacres of September - their inception, their horror and the future to which they pointed - in language so vivid and powerful that it raised for a time the spirits of the Girondists, while on the other hand it aroused the fatal opposition of the Parisian leaders.
He pictured the consequences of that temper of vengeance which animated the Parisian mob and was fatally controlling the policy of the Convention, and the prostration which would ensue to France after even a successful struggle with a European coalition, which would spring up after the murder of the king.
After taking his doctorate in law in 1846 he joined the Parisian bar.
His youth is said to have been spent in a Jesuit college, in the office of a Parisian banker, and in that of a Parisian notary, Chapelain, the father of the poet.
In the parlements, provincial and Parisian; in religion and in literature, a note of opposition is struck which was never to die until the monarchy was overthrown.
He had just begun to practise at the Parisian bar before the revolution of July, and was retained for the Republican defence in most of the great political trials of the next ten years.
He and Lamartine held the tribune in the Chamber of Deputies until the Parisian populace stopped serious discussion by invading the Chamber.
Many distinguished Portuguese teachers returned from abroad to assist the king at the same time, among them Ayres Barbosa from Salamanca, Andre de Gouveia of the Parisian college of St Barbe, whom Montaigne dubbed " the greatest principal of France," Achilles Estago and Diogo de Teive.
Theophile was the acknowledged leader of a set of Parisian libertines, whose excesses seem to have been chiefly dictated by a general hatred of restraint.
The Maillotins, as the Parisian insurgents were named from the weapon they used, gained the upper hand in Paris, and were able temporarily to make terms, but the commune of Rouen was abolished, and the Tuchins, as the marauders in Languedoc were called, were pitilessly hunted down.
In Paris the Burgundians were hand in hand with the corporation of the butchers, who were the leaders of the Parisian populace.
Quinet's Parisian professorship was more notorious than fortunate, owing, it must be said, to his own fault.
This remarkable man, a Parisian by birth, became governor of the Seychelles in 1789 under the monarchy, continued to serve under the First Republic, and Napoleon I., - acknowledging the British authority when ships of that nationality entered the harbour, - and when the Seychelles were made a dependency of Mauritius was appointed by the British agent-civil.
The same hatred of lawlessness and violence which fired him with a divine rage against the Indian malefactors was aroused by the violence and lawlessness of the Parisian insurgents.
The humiliation of the king and queen after their capture at Varennes; the compulsory acceptance of the constitution; the plain incompetence of the new Legislative Assembly; the growing violence of the Parisian mob, and the ascendency of the Jacobins at the Common Hall; the fierce day of the 20th of June (1792), when the mob flooded the Tuileries, and the bloodier day of the 10th of August, when the Swiss guard was massacred and the royal family flung into prison; the murders in the prisons in September; the trial and execution of the king in January (1793); the proscription of the Girondins in June, the execution of the queen in October - if we realize the impression likely to be made upon the sober and homely English imagination by such a heightening of horror by horror, we may easily understand how people came to listen to Burke's voice as the voice of inspiration, and to look on his burning anger as the holy fervour of a prophet of the Lord.
The Girondins condemned the September massacres and dreaded the Parisian populace.
A tremor of revolt ran through the cities of the south which chafed under the despotism of the Parisian mob.
In 1830 he entered the lists as a party writer, defending in a series of letters to the National, a Parisian journal, the United States against a string of charges brought against them by the Revue Britannique; and for the rest of his life he continued skirmishing in print, sometimes for the national interest, sometimes for that of the individual, and not infrequently for both at once.
He was sent to the military school of Saint-Cyr, but presently removed to the Lycee Napoleon to study law and was called to the Parisian bar in 1811.
His Parisian adventures detailed by himself are most interesting, and his tomb is still the object of an annual pilgrimage.
But the parlement soon became disgusted with its alliesthe princes and nobles, who bad only drawn their swords in order to beg more effectively with arms in their hands; and the Parisian mob, whose fanaticism had been aroused by Paul de Gondi, a warlike ecclesiastic, a Catiline in a cassock, who preached the gospel at the daggers point.
The climax came with the rumour that the court was preparing a new military coup detat, a rumour that seemed to be confirmed by indiscreet toasts proposed at a banquet by the officers of the guard at Versailles; and on the night of the 5th to the 6th of October a Parisian mob forced the king and royal family to return with them to Paris amid cries of We are bringing the baker, the bakers wife and the little bakers boy!
Their chief was not so much Robespierre, president of the parliamentary and bourgeois club of the Jacobins (q.v.), which had acquired by means of its two thousand affiliated branches great power in the provinces, as the advocate Danton, president of the popular and Parisian club of the Cordeliers.
They drew support from the Parisian democracy, and considered the decentralization of the Girondins as endangering Frances unity, circumstances demanding a strong and highly concentrated government; they opposed a republic on the model of that of Rome to the Polish republic of the Gironde.
The federalist insurrection, to avenge the violation of national representation, responded to the Parisian insurrection.
But under the leadership of Etienne Marcel, provost of the Parisian merchants and president of the third estate, and Robert le Coq, bishop of Laon, president of the clergy, a partisan of Charles of Navarre, the states refused any "aid" except on conditions which Charles declined to accept.
His conversational powers made him welcome in Parisian salons, but his zeal led, him to England, where he made the acquaintance of William Law, the English mystic, to Italy and to Switzerland, as well as to the chief towns of France.
After the peace he edited his chief's Parisian organ, the Republique francaise, until in 1876 he entered the Chamber of Deputies for the department of the Seine.
His Parisian constituents thought his policy too moderate on the clerical question, and he had to seek election in 1885 in the Cote d'Or, which in later years he represented in the Senate.
His gift was the ability to seek out and capture, with humanity and grace, each little epiphany of everyday Parisian life.
In Ninotchka (1939 ), playing a Soviet apparatchik, she goes from macho, humorless Russian, to glamorous Parisian party girl.
The city's eighth arrondissement, above the Corniche, was the favored area for Parisian merchants ' second homes in the 19th century.
During your Parisian city break you can make the most of a city which is peppered with great gardens, mansions and grands boulevards.
Tonight, why not enjoy a Parisian cabaret or dine in a cozy left bank bistro?
Profile on the was no exception leading Parisian chemists.
The Opera is inspired by Alexandre Dumas's celebrated novel about a tragic love story of a sick Parisian courtesan.
The illustration shows the opening scene in the house of Violetta Valery, a young Parisian courtesan.
Notable Parisian couturiers became patrons and she soon possessed a magnificent wardrobe comprised of gifts from her new clients.
He becomes the darling of the Parisian theater scene, yet he never wins his love.
The Parisian melting-pot has given birth to an incredibly dynamic roots music scene, which is well-known in Britain.
Immediately to the right on entering the lobby, lies the Bistro which evokes a Parisian fin de siÃ¨cle exuberance.
The casket has the mark of an unidentified Parisian goldsmith of the 15th century.
His customer, meanwhile, endures a rather lonesome and difficult Parisian vacation.
I've even cobbled the pathway to give you that Parisian feel.
The two top exists only in Parisian physicists who was the source.
During the next ten months Smith had much intercourse with philosophers in Parisian salons.
But can he leave behind his life of crime, or will he be sucked back into the corrupting Parisian underworld?
Shortly after his arrival he writes to Mersenne that it will probably be finished in 1633, but meanwhile asks him not to disclose the secret to his Parisian friends.
Following Desmoulins the crowd surged through Paris, procuring arms by force; and on the 13th it was partly organized as the Parisian militia which was afterwards to be the National Guard.
His daily attacks on the Mountain resulted, on the 15th of April 1793, in a demand by the commune for his exclusion from the assembly, but, undaunted, when the Parisian populace invaded the Chamber on the 2nd of June, Lanjuinais renewed his defiance of the victorious party.
He did good by moderating the revolutionary and destructive ardour of the Parisian populace in 1848; but he had been perhaps more responsible than any other single person for bringing about the events of that year by the vague and frothy republican declamation of his Histoire des Girondins.
And as the motive power of this formidable mechanism of force they could rely on the native suspiciousness of the Parisian populace, exaggerated now into madness by famine and the menace of foreign invasion.
His name was the theme of the popular song of the moment - "C'est Boulanger qu'il nous faut"; the general and his black horse became the idol of the Parisian populace; and he was urged to play the part of a plebiscitary candidate for the presidency.
Then appears the Parisian Incroyable and grand seigneur - " Monsieur Lits," as the Parisians called him.
Moreover, their Clichy club, directed by the abb Brottier, manipulated Parisian opinion; while many of the -refractory priests, having returned after the liberal Public Worship Act of September 1795, made active propaganda against the principles of the Revolution, and plotted the fall of the Directory as maintaining the States independence of the Church.
The success of the Etudes d'histoire religieuse and the Essais de morale had made the name of Renan known to a cultivated public. While Mademoiselle Renan remained shut up at home copying her brother's manuscripts or compiling material for his work, the young philosopher began to frequent more than one Parisian salon, and especially the studio of Ary Scheffer, at that time a noted social centre.
Well, if you hadn't told me you were Russian, I should have wagered that you were Parisian!
You can tell a Parisian two leagues off.
Tonight, why not splash out at a Parisian cabaret?
Over the last fifteen years, originally inspired by Parisian stencil graffiti, he has been documenting walls worldwide.
This Super League thirst quencher, gives me a taste for Parisian adventure !
French country style furniture, unlike its Parisian counterpart, reflects the practical provincial lifestyle.
For a more urban vibe, think about Parisian design when considering French inspired home décor.
For distinctive ideas that will help define your French inspired home décor, check out Alicia Stanley and Company or this article on Parisian style from House Beautiful.
That sort of passion both, for the industry and personally for each other, is what drove the two unacknowledged lovers to the continued development of one of the finest Parisian beauty products around.
Caron powder is a great find recommended for any woman who wants to experience the look and feel of Parisian beauty without having to fly all the way to Europe.
Lovers' themes are always a good choice and can include Celestial Magic, Parisian Passion, or Moonlight Mystery.
If they're going to France, have a Parisian bistro theme.
For example, the Parisian Chic collection includes a jean skirt with a poodle and the Eiffel Tower, long sleeve tee with poodles, jeans with poodles on the bottom of each leg and a pink ruffled skirt.
So cute, so modish, and impeccably French, Tartine et Chocolat defines Parisian fashion that will look uber-chic when worn by your infant.
Costume jewelry was given a boost when famous Parisian fashion designer Coco Chanel began designing costume jewelry to be worn with her popular, and costly, clothing.
The Chanel design house was started back in 1909 by Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel, who began by making stylish hats out of her small Parisian shop.
Spicy Lingerie offers dozens of plus size fantasy lingerie sets and costumes including a mesh Parisian Maid costume, a Tuxedo Bunny Teddy and a Sexy Devil Costume.
This is a French line designed with Parisian elegance using quality materials and some of the latest technological advancements.
Each doll came dressed in traditional garb from her country or a famous costume, such as the Canadian Barbie in Royal Canadian Mounted Police gear or the Parisian can-can dancer.
The most fashionable people in America during the early part of the 20th century were very often influenced by European style, particularly whatever was regarded as the height of Parisian fashion.
Families often take trips to see the animated figures in the windows of Parisian street shops.
Women's ready-to-wear was next on Kors' list, as his designs soon took hold of Celine, a Parisian fashion house.
Not only are these wallets finely made with exquisite attention to detail, but they offer a certain Parisian vintage flavor that true fashion connoisseurs simply adore.
They are also available at select retail stores, including Macy's, Bon-Ton, Parisian, Carson's, Boscov's and DSW.
The classic boat shoe has been updated and given a feminine touch with a rainbow of cheery colors, such as Parisian Blue, Kelly Green, Turquoise and Lilac.
You can find them at stores like Belk, Parisian, Rack Room Shoes, Burlington Coat Factory, Stride Rite, and more.
Eiffel Tower – The quintessential Parisian landmark was constructed for the World’s Fair in 1889.
In 1356 Étienne Marcel, a Parisian merchant defended Paris against the monarchy in what is known now as The Revolt of Paris.
Parisians appreciate nothing if not aesthetics, and according to the popular opinion of the artists of the day, a huge tower of intertwining metal did not add to the aesthetics of the Parisian landscape.
The first of these feats was "the Birdman," a Parisian tailor who decided that a parachute wouldn't be that tricky to sew together.
Fishnets were, and still are, a diamond-shaped, open knit that, although they may have been in use before, first gained recognition in the Parisian burlesque houses of the 19th century.
They were first seen in America in 1908 and, depending on what stratum you occupied in society, were either embraced or condemned as Parisian.
Rent is basically a modernized La Boheme, Puccini's opera about young Parisian artists struggling with poverty and disease - namely, consumption (tuberculosis).
The place of Mersenne as his Parisian representative was in the main taken by Claude Clerselier (the Frenchtranslator of the Objections and Responses), whom he had become acquainted with in Paris.
And before 1725, readings, both public and private, were given from Cartesian texts in some of the Parisian colleges.
Oats and barley are generally cultivated, the former more especially in the Parisian region, the latter in Mayenne and one or two of the neighboring departments.
The plain of Toulouse, which with the rest of south-western France produces good draught oxen, the Parisian basin, the plains of the north to the east of the maritime region, the lower valley of the Rhflne and tile Bresse, where there is little or no natural pasturage, and forage is grown from seed.
He fought at Rosebeke in 1382 against the Flemings and helped to suppress the Parisian revolts.
It is further evident that Desmoulins was already sympathizing, not only with the enthusiasm, but also with the fury and cruelty, of the Parisian crowds.
Wagner's choice of subjects had from the outset shown an imagination far above that of any earlier librettist; yet he had begun with stories which could attract ordinary minds, as he dismally realized when the libretto of Der fliegende Hollander so pleased the Parisian wire-pullers that it was promptly set to music by one of their friends.
After studying engineering at Turin, he was sent in 1843 to study mineralogy at the Parisian school of mines.