Parisians Sentence Examples
The town, which has grown rapidly in recent years, is a favourite boating centre for the Parisians.
The Parisians received the news of the event with joy, believing that freedom was now at last to be established on a firm basis by the man whose name was the synonym for victory in the field and disinterestedness in civil affairs.
He gave some proofs of statesmanlike ability, and his eloquence was repeatedly called into requisition to pacify the Parisians.
From London he went to Paris, and he notes in his Autobiography that the Parisians were much more interested in his strange manner of travelling than in the travels themselves.
His proposal was carried, but never put into force; and the Parisians were extremely bitter against him and the Girondists.Advertisement
He was an early adherent of Luther, and, becoming elector of Saxony by his brother's death 1 This incident earned for him among the Parisians the contemptuous nickname of "John of Lagny, who does not hurry."
His body was interred in the secrecy of night, for fear of outrage from the Parisians, by whom his name was cordially detested.
The king and the dauphin, powerless in the hands of Duke John and the Parisians, appealed secretly to the Armagnac princes for deliverance.
Some twenty thousand Parisians signed a petition expressing sympathy with Louis.
They could count on the populace, because work was still scarce, food was still dear, and a multi- progress tude of Parisians knew not where to find bread.Advertisement
The Parisians were ill-equipped and ill-led, and on the 13th of Vendemiaire (October 5) their insurrection was quelled almost without loss to the victors.
Indifference and satiety spread speedily; the bourgeoisie forsook the reformers directly they had recourse to violence (February 1358), and the Parisians became hostile when Etienne Marcel complicated his revolutionary work by intrigues with Navarre, releasing from prison the grandson of Louis X., the Headstrong, an ambitious, fine-spoken courter of popularity, covetous of the royal crown.
As the country districts could yield nothing more, it became necessary to demand money from the Parisians and from the citizens of the various towns, and to search out and furbish up old disused edictsedicts as to measures and scales of pricesat the very moment when the luxury and corruption of the parvenus was insulting the poverty and suffering of the people, and exasperating all those officials who took their functions seriously.
Having lost his first employment - with a procureur - through dishonesty, he obtained a clerkship in the Paris octroi in 1789, but was dismissed for abandoning his post when the Parisians burned the octroi barriers on the night of the L2th-13th of July 1789.
Owing to his popularity he was considered by Etienne Marcel and his party as a suitable rival to the dauphin, afterwards King Charles V., and on entering Paris he was well received and delivered an eloquent harangue to the Parisians.Advertisement
Then appears the Parisian Incroyable and grand seigneur - " Monsieur Lits," as the Parisians called him.
Fight the urge to look hot in heels to impress the Parisians.
Are all Parisians (Canadians, French) as charming as you?
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.