How to use Vie in a sentence
See Vie de Pasteur, by Rene Vallerey-Radot (Paris, 1900).
Eau de vie (" elixir of life") was in use during the 13th and 14th centuries; Arnoldus Villanovanus applied it to the product of distilled wine, though not as a specific name.
Catherine's policy provoked a crowd of pamphlets, the most celebrated being the Discours inerveilleux de la vie, actions et deportemens de la seine Catherine de Medicis, in which Henri Estienne undoubtedly collaborated.
In that year appeared Waddington's Mdmoire sur la chronologie de la vie du rheteur Aelius Aristide, in which it was shown from a most acute combination of circumstances that the Quadratus whose name is mentioned in the Martyrium was proconsul of Asia in 155-156, and that consequently Polycarp was martyred on the 23rd of February 155.
So long was the publication delayed that it was generally believed that Temple Franklin had sold all the papers to the British government; a French version, Memoires de la vie privie (Paris, 1791), was retranslated into English twice in 1793 (London), and from one of these versions (by Robinson) still another French version was made (Paris, 1798).Advertisement
Darboy was the author of a number of works, of which the most important are a Vie de St Thomas Becket (1859), a translation of the works of St Denis the Areopagite, and a translation of the Imitation of Christ.
Some posthumous fragments of another opera, Daphnis et Chloe, were printed in 1780; and in 1781 appeared Les Consolations des miseres de ma vie, a collection of about one hundred songs and other fugitive pieces of very unequal merit.
These Simple And Earnest Scenes De La Vie Reelle Are An Appealing Revelation Of That Eternal Secret Of The Soil Which Every People.; Wishing To Have A Country Of Its Own Must Early Lay To Heart;' And Jean Rivard, Le Defricheur, Will Always Remain The Eponym Of The New Colons Of The 19Th Century.
Arnault collaborated in a Vie politique et militaire de Napoleon (1822), and wrote some very interesting Souvenirs d'un sexagenaire (1833), which contain much out-of-the-way information about the history of the years previous to 1804.
Three species of rhododendron vie with each other in the brilliancy of their masses of red or pink flowers; the common juniper rises higher still, along with three species of bilberry; and several dwarf willows attain nearly to the utmost limit of vegetation.Advertisement
A remarkable feature of the Sumatran flora is the great variety of trees that vie with each other in stature and beauty, and as a timber-producing country the island ranks high even among the richly wooded lands of the archipelago.
At the present day they vie with precious gems and gold as ornaments and garniture for wealth and fashion; but by their abundance, and the cheapness of some varieties, they have recently come within the reach of men of moderate incomes.
When this occurs, every member of each troop. sounds a bold roar of defiance at the opposite parties; and when one roars, all roar together, and each seems to vie with his comrades in the intensity and power of his voice.
The goods manufactured, now no longer, as formerly, coarse in texture, vie with the finer and more delicate fabrics of Belfast.
There is a Vie de Justinien by Isambert (2 vols., Paris, 1856).Advertisement
See Ferdinand Lecomte, Le General Jomini, sa vie et ses ecrits 0861; new ed.
In 1782, at Frederick the Great's invitation, he went to Berlin, where he remained for many years, in the course of which he published his Vie et regne de Frederic II (Berlin, 1788) and La Prusse litteraire sous Frederic II (3 vols., Berlin, 1790-1791).
The chief authorities for the biography of Malherbe are the Vie de Malherbe by his friend and pupil Racan, and the long Historiette which Tallemant des Reaux has devoted to him.
See also Memoires sur la vie de l'abbe Barthelemy, ecrits par lui-meme (1824), with a notice by Lalande.
The best edition of Lacordaire's works is the CEuvres completes (6 vols., Paris, 1872-1873), published by C. Poussielgue, which contains, besides the Conferences, the exquisitely written, but uncritical, Vie de Saint Dominique and the beautiful Lettres a un jeune homme sur la vie chretienne.Advertisement
According to Emile Charles (Roger Bacon sa vie, ses ouvrages, ses doctrines, 1861), Peter of Maricourt is the Pierre Peregrin (or Pelerin) de Maricourt (Meharicourt in Picardy), known also as Petrus Peregrinus of Picardy, one of whose letters, De magnete, is partly reproduced in Libri's Hist.
After Paganini he received a fresh impulse from the playing and the compositions of Chopin, who arrived in 1831, and yet another impulse of equal force from a performance of Berlioz's " Symphonie Fantastique, episode de la vie d'un artiste," in 1832.
During his leisure he wrote a translation of Ariosto (1781), and Memoires sur la vie de Turgot (1782).
Numerous vies and eloges of Colbert have been published; but the most thorough student of his life and administration was Pierre Clement, member of the Institute, who in 1846 published his Vie de Colbert, and in 1861 the first of the 9 vols.
Among Colbert's papers are Memoires sur les affaires de finance de France (written about 1663), a fragment entitled Particularites secretes de la vie du Roy, and other accounts of the earlier part of the reign of Louis XIV.Advertisement
The words "et vous ferez preparer les meubles qui sont necessaires pour la vie de celui que l'on vous amenera" are not at all those which Louvois would use with regard to Dauger, after what he has just said about him.
In Mysore state the Cauvery forms the two islands of Seringapatam and Sivasamudram, which vie in sanctity with the island of Seringam lower down in Trichinopoly district.
Some fruits are famous and vie in excellence with any that European orchards produce; such are the peaches of Tabri2 and Meshed, the sugar melons of Kashan and Isfahan, the apRIes of Demavend, pears of Natanz, figs of KermgnshAh, &c. Ihe strawberry was brought to Persia about 1859, and is much cultivated in the gardens of Teherfln and neighborhood; the raspberry was introduced at about the same time, but is not much apprecIated.
Carl Sprengel, cited by Professor Edward Morren in his biographical sketch entitled Charles de l'Escluse, sa vie et ses oeuvres, states that the potato was introduced from Santa Fe into England by John Hawkins in 1563 (Garten Zeitung, 1805, p. 346).
The reader will find full illustrations of the different styles in Bouet's Breiz-izel, ou vie des Bretons de l'Armorique (1844).
The concentration upon the city of a large garrison flushed with victory, and eager to emulate the vanquished foe in works of peace, and vie with them in luxury, was an incentive to Berliners to put forth all their energy.
In music Berlin is not able to vie with Leipzig, Dresden or Munich, yet it is well represented by the Conservatorium, with which the name of Joachim is connected, while the more modern school is represented by Xaver Scharwenka.
Its position on the side of India nearest to Europe, its advantages as a port and a railway centre, and its monopoly of the cotton industry, are counteracted by the fact that the region which it serves cannot vie with the valley of the Ganges in point of fertility and has no great waterway like the Ganges or Brahmaputra.
Of the exceedingly numerous writings relative to Corneille we may mention the Recueil de dissertations'sur plusieurs tragedies de Corneille et de Racine of the abbe Granet (Paris, 1740), the criticisms already alluded to of Voltaire, La Harpe and Palissot, the well-known work of Guizot, first published as Vie de Corneille in 1813 and revised as Corneille et son temps in 1852, and the essays, repeated in his Portraits litte'raires, in Port-Royal, and in the Nouveaux Lundis of Sainte-Beuve.
Chardon's Vie de Rotrou (1884) bears mainly on a whole series of documents which appeared at Rouen in the proceedings of the Societe des bibliophiles normands during the years 1891-1894.
His democratic sympathies led him to support Etienne Marcel, and though he returned to his allegiance to the kings of France he remained a severe critic. Jean de Venette also wrote a long French poem, La Vie des trois Maria, about 1347.
Glover, Life and Letters in the Fourth Century (1901); Abbe Gimazane, Ammianus Marcellinus, sa vie et son oeuvre (Toulouse, 1889), a work containing a number of very doubtful theories.
The margravine's memoirs, Me'moires de ma vie, written or revised between 1748 and her death, are preserved in the Royal Library of Berlin.
Gassendi's life is given by Sorbiere in the first collected edition of the works, by Bugerel, Vie de Gassendi (1737; 2nd ed., 1770), and by Damiron, Memoire sur Gassendi (1839).
In the introduction (c. 1240) to his Vie Seint Edmund le Rey Denis Pyramus says she was one of the most popular of authors with counts, barons and knights, but especially with ladies.
Vie Shots are available in the chilled cabinets of supermarkets and retail at £ 1.89 for a three pack.
Members of a group vie for the right to feed nestlings, undertake guard duty, even attack snakes.
Here in June, the Asiatic primulas vie with native Orchids to produce a lovely tapestry of color.
So if T disappears from where you just slogged your way to get it, well, c'est la vie.
We do not vie to be a primary source of supply, nor do we implement aggressive marketing techniques.
He pronounced the Histoire de ma vie about the best biography he had ever read.
See also De Potter, Vie de Scipion de' Ricci (3 vols., Brussels, 1825), based on a MS. life and a MS. account of the synod placed on the Index in 1823.
Back again in France by 1800, he boldly published in 1802 his Vrai sens du vote national pour le consulat a vie, in which he exposed the ambitious schemes of Bonaparte.
But Kemal-ud-din's History of Aleppo (composed in the 13th century) contains some details on the history of the First Crusade; and the Vie d'Ousama (the autobiography of a sheik at Caesarea in northern Syria, edited and paraphrased by Derenbourg in the Publications de l'Ecole des langues orientales vivantes) presents the point of view of an Arab whose life covered the first century of the Crusades (1095-1188).
Bulletin de geographic historique; Annales de geographie (1891), with useful quarterly bibliography; Nouvelles geographiques - supplement to the Tour du monde (1891); La Vie coloniale (1902); La Geographic, monthly, published by the Soc. de Geographie (1900); Revue de geographie, monthly; Revue g p ographique internationale, monthly.
The Vie de Confucius, the twelfth volume of that collection, is complete and accurate.
See the documentary Histoire gene'rale de Languedoc by De Vie and Vaissette, vol.
Like gangs, " houses " vie for turf and reputation, with fighting replaced by sashaying down catwalks in competitive " balls ".
Contestants vie to win the most money by choosing from identical red boxes which contain prizes between 1p and £ 250,000.
In order to succeed, open-source projects have adopted management practices similar to those of the companies they vie to outdo.
Her solo show ' La Vie En Rose ' was presented at the Kings Head.
There is also a trade show tab, which is very important in buying wholesale.Trade shows get wholesale distributors from the same industries together to vie for your business.
War Games 2 - Another no-download site where players vie for world domination.
However, the next installment of The Apprentice will have a slightly different twist -- celebrities will vie against each other in a number of different tasks as a means of raising funds for a variety of charities.
Participate in the Best of the Battlefield video game tournament sponsored by EA (Electronic Arts) and vie for the $250,000 prize.
Fiona Vie has summoned you to stop a terrible threat on the Planes of Power.
Other role playing games that allow players to vie against others online include Diablo II and Neverwinter Nights, Star Wars Galaxies, Asheron's Call and Dark Age of Camelot.
Their popularity means that after an item is retired the value will continue to rise as collectors vie with each other to possess the items of interest.
All these traditional toys are used in games of retrieval, where a ring, rock or other heavy object is thrown to the bottom of a pool and competitors vie to be the first to reclaim it.
From the time the ring is first placed on your finger, you should take precautions to insure that it can be used as an heirloom, no matter how many descendent may vie for its glitter in coming years.
To stay on the ranch another week, contestants vie to lose the biggest percentage of weight and attempt to win challenges, which come with their own prizes.
La Vie en Rose - This store is one of Canada's most famous lingerie chains, and on the site you'll find plenty of lingerie by the store's own design team and Roselle, their co-brand.
For 16 weeks, contestants vie for a position in the Trump Organization, which is owned and operated by billionaire socialite and real estate developer Donald Trump.
Scream Queens is a competitive reality show where 10 unknown actresses vie for a spot on a horror movie.
Dubbed Rock of Love Bus, the third season is set on Michaels' tour bus during a month-long tour through middle America where 20 women will all live in cramped quarters as they vie for the rocker's attention and affection.
The Next Food Network Star is a competition reality show in which contestants vie for a chance to host their own Food Network show, among other prizes.
As we've often seen in the past few decades, when civilization breaks down, strongmen vie for control.
The existential journeys of Rice's vampires created romantic tropes that vie with the philosophical arguments presented in most speculative fiction.
If your skin is sensitive, treat yourself to a bottle of Mode de Vie Shea Butter Body Lotion.
Though sixty-eight years of age, Crispi possessed an activity, a rapidity of decision and an energy in execution with which none of his contemporaries could vie.
In the second volume of La Vie litteraire Anatole France contests the theory of Sainte-Beuve.
Their craft would vie in form, in size, and seaworthiness with those of the North Pacific coast.
This was first printed in the Nouvelles de la republique des lettres (January 1685) and, as Vie de Corneille, was included in all the editions of Fontenelle's OEuvres.
Coming to Italy during an epidemic of plague, he was very diligent in tending the sick in the public hospitals at Aquapendente, Cesena and Rome, and effected many miraculous cures by entre nous, a la vie, a la mort."
The collected edition of George Sand's works was published in Paris (1862-1883) in 96 volumes, with supplement 109 volumes; The Histoire de Ma Vie appeared in 20 volumes in 1854-1855.
See Henryk Lisicki, Le Marquis Wielopolski, sa vie et son temps (Vienna, 1880); Wlodzimieriz Spasowicz, The Life and Policy of the Marquis Wielopolski (Rus.) (St Petersburg, 1882).
His other works include a Vie de Socrate (1650), a translation of the Cyropaedia of Xenophon (1658), and the Traite de la peinture parlance (1684).
His Vie de Saint-Alexis (1872) broke new ground and provided a model for future editors of medieval texts.
There were a great many ladies and some of Nicholas' Moscow acquaintances, but there were no men who could at all vie with the cavalier of St. George, the hussar remount officer, the good-natured and well-bred Count Rostov.
George Sand, who was a firm believer in the doctrine of heredity, devotes a whole volume of her autobiography (Histoire de ma vie, 1857 seq.) to the elaboration of this strange pedigree.
Meanwhile he had gained a high reputation as a preacher, and especially as the advocate of religious freedom; but his teaching became more and more offensive to the orthodox party, and on the appearance (1864) of his article on Renan's Vie de Jesus in the Nouvelle Revue de theologie he was forbidden by the Paris consistory to continue his ministerial functions.
The best modern work on the subject is by the comtesse Catherine de Flavigny, entitled Sainte Brigitte de Suede, sa vie, ses revelations et son oeuvre (Paris, 1892), which contains an exhaustive bibliogr,aphy.
The doctrine of " Emboitement " is contained in the Considerations sur le principe de vie (1705); the preface to the Theodicee (1710); and the Principes de la nature et de la grace (§ 6) (1718).
He wrote a Notice historique sur la vie et les ouvrages du comte de Lanjuinais, which was prefixed to an edition of his father's Ouvres (4 vols., 1832).