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Ai

noun
(pl. ais)
1.
An agency of the United States Army responsible for providing timely and relevant and accurate and synchronized intelligence to tactical and operational and strategic level commanders.  Synonym: Army Intelligence.
2.
The branch of computer science that deal with writing computer programs that can solve problems creatively.  Synonym: artificial intelligence.
3.
A sloth that has three long claws on each forefoot and each hindfoot.  Synonyms: Bradypus tridactylus, three-toed sloth.
4.
The introduction of semen into the oviduct or uterus by some means other than sexual intercourse.  Synonym: artificial insemination.



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... At our first night's camp, in the Keanae Gulch, we counted thirty-two waterfalls from a single viewpoint. The vegetation ran riot over that wild land. There were forests of koa and kolea trees, and candlenut trees; and then there were the trees called ohia-ai, which bore red mountain apples, mellow and juicy and most excellent to eat. Wild bananas grew everywhere, clinging to the sides of the gorges, and, overborne by their great bunches of ripe fruit, falling across the trail and blocking the way. And over the forest surged a sea of green life, the ...
— The Cruise of the Snark • Jack London

... Boileau so ignorant or tasteless as to be incapable of appreciating good modern Latin. In the very letter to which Johnson alludes, Boileau says—"Ne croyez pas pourtant que je veuille par la blamer les vers Latins que vous m'avez envoyes d'un de vos illustres academiciens. Je les ai trouves fort beaux, et dignes de Vida et de Sannazar, mais non pas d'Horace et de Virgile." Several poems, in modern Latin, have been praised by Boileau quite as liberally as it was his habit to praise anything. He says, for example, of the Pere Fraguier's epigrams, that Catullus seems ...
— Critical and Historical Essays Volume 2 • Thomas Babington Macaulay

... them like ordinary quadrupeds. The infant sloth, from the moment of its birth, adheres to the body of its parent, until it acquires sufficient size and strength to shift for itself. Its cry is low and plaintive, resembling the sound of "ai." Hence the three-toed sloth has obtained ...
— The Western World - Picturesque Sketches of Nature and Natural History in North - and South America • W.H.G. Kingston

... translates this "put for him the remaining food and water;" but Ai-Akhar (Mac. Edit.) evidently ...
— The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, Volume 8 • Richard F. Burton

... "c'est une eglise ideale." The relievo was his favourite performance, and very justly so. The angels at the door, he owned, he would like to destroy and replace. "Ils n'ont pas de vie, ils manquent de vie. Vous devriez voir mon eglise a la Dominique; j'ai la une Vierge qui est vraiment gentille." "Ah," I cried, "they told me you had said you would never build another church, and I wrote in my journal I could not believe it." "Oui, j'aimerais bien en faire une autre," he confessed, and smiled at the confession. An artist will understand how ...
— The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 18 (of 25) • Robert Louis Stevenson

... ne voulez pas cela. Vous me dites cela seulement pour me faire de la peine, parce que je vous ai regardee pendant toute la soiree. Eh! bien, oui. Je vous ai regardee pendant toute la soiree. Votre beaute m'a trouble. Votre beaute m'a terriblement trouble, et je vous ai trop regardee. Mais je ne le ferai plus. Il ne faut regarder ni les choses ...
— Selected Prose of Oscar Wilde - with a Preface by Robert Ross • Oscar Wilde

... "Ai, maar dit was ook genoeg om'n mens regtig moeilijk en nukkerig te maak" (Ah, but it was enough to rouse and irritate a person). But what an utter absence of the faintest traces of some respect and deference. There are ...
— Woman's Endurance • A.D.L.

... sacrifice to God, to the Six Honoured Ones (unknown), to the Mountains and Rivers, and to Spirits in general. . . . In the second month of the year, he made a tour of inspection eastwards, as far as Mount T'ai (in modern Shantung), where he presented a burnt offering to God, and sacrificed to ...
— Religions of Ancient China • Herbert A. Giles

... venuti al cospetto di Brahma facitor del mondo, signor delle creature, cosi parlarono reverenti a lui dator di grazie: O Brahma, un Racsaso per nome Ravano, eui tu fosti largo del tuo favore, e per superbia infesto a noi tutti e ai grandi Saggi penitenti. Un di, O Nume, augusto, tu propizio a lui gli accordasti il favore, ch' egli bramava, di non poter essere ucciso dagli Dei, dai Danavi ne dai Yacsi: noi venerando i tuoi oracoli, ogni cosa sopportiamo da costui. Quindi il signor dei Racsasi infesta con perpetue ...
— The Ramayana • VALMIKI

... used as co-extensive with 'the Scriptures' ([Greek: hai graphai]) in the time of Papias. Hence it follows that 'the Dominical Oracles' ([Greek: ta kuriaka logia]) can have as wide a meaning as 'the Dominical Scriptures' (Dominicae Scripturae, [Greek: ai kuriakai graphai])—an expression occurring in Irenaeus and in Dionysius of Corinth [177:1]—or, in other words, that the Gospels may be so called. If any difficulty therefore remains, it must lie in the second of the two assumptions ...
— Essays on "Supernatural Religion" • Joseph B. Lightfoot

... Parisians! Look at the sky! Look at the view—down that impasse—the sunlight and shadows on the houses, the doorways, the people. Oh, the air! Oh, the smells! Que c'est bon—que je suis contente! Et dire que j'ai passe cinq mois, mais cinq grands mois, en Angleterre. Ah, veinard, you—you don't know how you're blessed.' Presently we found ourselves labouring knee-deep in a wave of black pinafores, and Nina had plucked her ...
— Grey Roses • Henry Harland

... of the same indifference. A most sympathetic observer of German manners and customs, and a man for whose honesty and gentleness I have the highest esteem, Pere Didon, remarked of the Germans: "J'ai essaye maintes fois de decouvrir chez l'Allemand une sympathie quelconque pour d'autres nations; je ...
— Germany and the Germans - From an American Point of View (1913) • Price Collier

... never do the same work or talk with the same people—hardly live in the same place for two days running. Life is too short to do a thing twice. When I come to the end of mine I don't want to say J'ai manque la vie; but make my brag, with ...
— Stories by American Authors, Volume 8 • Various

... them seem to have gained access at Delphi; as did likewise others from Egypt: and by such was that oracle first founded. Egypt, among other names, was called Ait, and Ai Ait, by the Greeks expressed [Greek: Aetia]: [176][Greek: Eklethe de—kai AETIA.] The natives, in consequence of it, were called [Greek: Aetioi], and [Greek: Aetai]; which was interpreted eagles. Hence, we are told by Plutarch, that some of ...
— A New System; or, an Analysis of Antient Mythology. Volume II. (of VI.) • Jacob Bryant

... your honourable character will link me to you eternally." In 1822, when O'Meara was slandering Lowe's character, the Czar Alexander met his step-daughter, the Countess Balmain, at Verona, and in reference to Sir Hudson's painful duties at St. Helena, said of him: "Je l'estime beaucoup. Je l'ai connu ...
— The Life of Napoleon I (Volumes, 1 and 2) • John Holland Rose

... first they eat the while puddins, and then they eat the black; The gudeman said within himsel, the Deil clunk ower ai that." ...
— Notes and Queries, Number 227, March 4, 1854 • Various

... voyage encore est si loin de sa fin! Je pars, et des ormeaux qui bordent le chemin J'ai passe le premiers a peine. Au banquet de la vie a peine commence, Un instant seulement mes levres ont presse La coupe ...
— Shirley • Charlotte Bronte

... ai. Oh, ye warriors that shall dance before the great ones of the earth, come! Oh, ye dyers of spears, ye plumed suckers of blood, come! I, the Isanusi, I, the witch-finder, I, the wise woman, I, the seer of strange sights, I, the reader of dark thoughts, call ye! Come, ye fierce ones; ...
— Cetywayo and his White Neighbours - Remarks on Recent Events in Zululand, Natal, and the Transvaal • H. Rider Haggard

... round him: the tears are running down their cheeks: their eyes are fixed: their very breath is still; for he is telling how Priam fell at the feet of Achilles, and kissed those hands,—the terrible—the murderous,—which had slain so many of his sons. (—kai kuse cheiras, deinas, anorophonous, ai oi ...
— The Miscellaneous Writings and Speeches of Lord Macaulay, Vol. 1 (of 4) - Contibutions to Knight's Quarterly Magazine] • Thomas Babington Macaulay

... I be asking of that when Dario was dead down there in the desert, and his wife, that was my cousin Anita, was crazy wild against Don Alfredo the father of you! Ai, that was a bad time, and Don Alfredo with black silence on him for very sorrow. And never again in his life did he take the Sonora trail for adventures or old treasure. And it is best that you keep to a mind like his mind, senorita. He grew wise, but ...
— The Treasure Trail - A Romance of the Land of Gold and Sunshine • Marah Ellis Ryan

... "J'ai baise ce portrait charmant, Je vous l'avourai sans mystere, Mes filles en out fait autant, Mais c'est un secret qu'il faut taire. Vous trouverez bon qu'une mere Vous parle un peu plus hardiment, Et vous verrez qu'egalement, En tous les temps vous ...
— Albert Gallatin - American Statesmen Series, Vol. XIII • John Austin Stevens

... are here: he talks parliament, and she talks strong sense, and tells every body how to do every thing, and seems to say, like Madame de Sevigne's candid Frenchwoman, Il n'y a que moi qui ai toujours raison. To close the list, we have that good-looking puppy, young Leighton, an underbred youth, spoiled by premature immersion in a dandy regiment, who goes about saying the same things to every body, and labouring to reward the inconsiderate benevolence of you soft-hearted ...
— The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Vol. 19, - Issue 553, June 23, 1832 • Various

... the merchant. "Ai, ai! stop pulling my hair. You are choking me. Ai! Listen. It was not I who shut you in under ...
— Old Peter's Russian Tales • Arthur Ransome

... and at tea. I could not refrain from showing the airs to Mussard and to Mademoiselle du Vernois, his 'gouvernante', who was a very good and amiable girl. Three pieces of composition I had sketched out were the first monologue: 'J'ai perdu mon serviteur;'—the air of the Devin; 'L'amour croit s'il s'inquiete;' and the last duo: 'A jamais, Colin, je t'engage, etc.' I was so far from thinking it worth while to continue what I had begun, ...
— The Confessions of J. J. Rousseau, Complete • Jean Jacques Rousseau

... a-t-il eu plein effet? Comment l'a-t-elle pris, et comment l'a-t-il fait? Where it is almost inconceivable, that the poet could have failed to see the application which might be made of the passage, especially as he allows the confidant to answer, J'ai tout vu. That Attila should treat the kings who are dependent on him like good-for-nothing fellows: Ils ne sont pas venus, nos deux rois; qu'on leur die Qu'ils se font trop attendre, et qu' Attila s'ennuie Qu'alors que je les mande ils doivent se hter: may in one view appear very serious ...
— Lectures on Dramatic Art - and Literature • August Wilhelm Schlegel trans John Black

... of edible fungi, growing on evergreen beech trees in South America, has been named Cyttaria. One of these, Cyttaria Darwinii, B., occurs in Terra del Fuego, where it was found by Mr. C. Darwin[AI] growing in vast numbers, and forming a very essential article of food for the natives. Another is Cyttaria Berteroi, B., also seen by Mr. Darwin in Chili, and eaten occasionally, but apparently not so good as the preceding.[AJ] Another species is Cyttaria Gunnii, B., which abounds in Tasmania, ...
— Fungi: Their Nature and Uses • Mordecai Cubitt Cooke

... the hostility of the deities still left to Sun Wei at the time of these happenings was a young slave of many-sided attraction. The name of Hia had been given to her, but she was generally known as Tsing-ai on account of the extremely affectionate gladness of ...
— Kai Lung's Golden Hours • Ernest Bramah

... il est plus vertueux, plus dsintress que nous." There are many recorded instances of Holbach's gracious benevolence. As he said to Helvetius, "Vous tes brouill avec tous ceux que vous avez oblig, mais j'ai gard tous mes amis." Holbach had the faculty of attaching people to him. Diderot tells how at the Salon of 1753 after Holbach had bought Oudry's famous picture, all the collectors who had passed ...
— Baron d'Holbach - A Study of Eighteenth Century Radicalism in France • Max Pearson Cushing

... of old France in its mirth and mockery, and whose more serious verse has the patriotism of French citizenship; his field was small, but he tilled his field gaily and courageously. The villanelle J'ai perdu ma tourterelle and the ode on May-day show Passerat's art in its ...
— A History of French Literature - Short Histories of the Literatures of the World: II. • Edward Dowden

... "Moi? pourquoi non? N'ai-je pas quatre pieds aussi bien que les autres? Mon portrait jusqu'ici ne m'a rien reproche; Mais pour mon frere l'ours, on ne l'a qu'ebauche; Jamais, s'il me veut croire, il ne ...
— The Education of Henry Adams • Henry Adams

... crime flagrant. Vos erreurs sont-ils mechants? Non, vos tetes sont dures, Freres, j'avais aussi sur moi ce tas d'ordures, Des perles, des onyx, des saphirs, des rubis, Oui, j'avais sur moi, partout, sur mes habits, Sur mon ame; mais j'ai vide bien ...
— Holidays in Eastern France • Matilda Betham-Edwards

... lady; "you need not tell me anything. It is only I who tell you—like the old immortal in Daudet, J'ai vu ca moi!—and it will pass as everything passes. That is not the least sad part, though now you will hardly believe it. You see, I don't lie to you; I tell you quite plainly that it is no good. Some men are made so—vois tu, ma cherie!—to see only one woman, an inaccessible one, when ...
— A Comedy of Masks - A Novel • Ernest Dowson and Arthur Moore

... a Washington j'ai tout-de-suite songe a votre observatoire, ou vous avez acquis tant de droit a l'estime de tout ceux qui achevent la science. Je m'y rendrai donc aujourd'hui a 7 heures du soir, et je compte vous y trouver, surtout pour vous remercier de votre beau memoire ...
— The Reminiscences of an Astronomer • Simon Newcomb

... sais de quels appas son enfance etait pleine, Et n'ai pas entrepris, Injurieux ami, de consoler ta ...
— The Crime of Sylvestre Bonnard • Anatole France

... "lead me to him straight— With veneration I am overcome, And fain would have his blessing." "Sad your fate— He cannot bless you, for AI grieve to state ...
— The Devil's Dictionary • Ambrose Bierce

... le cur est pass devant notre porte, sur son cheval Piero. Il m'a demand comment papa se portait, et je lui ai rpondu... ...
— Quatre contes de Prosper Mrime • F. C. L. Van Steenderen

... his songs. And every genuine artist, as opposed to the mere improviser or dilettante, wishes his work to endure.[Footnote: See Anatole France: Le Lys Rouge. "Moi, dit Choulette, je pense si peu a l'avenir terrestre que j'ai ecrit mes plus beaux poemes sur les feuilles de papier a cigarettes. Elles se sont facilement evanuies, ne laissant a mes vers qu'une espece d'existence metaphysique." C'etait un air de negligence qu'il se donnait. En fait, il n'avait jamais perdu une ligne ...
— The Principles Of Aesthetics • Dewitt H. Parker

... divided into three classes, one of which has since the days of the T'ai-p'ings totally disappeared from all parts over which the tide of rebellion passed. This is the tien tang, where property could be left for three years without forfeit, and to establish which it was necessary to obtain special ...
— Chinese Sketches • Herbert A. Giles

... put forth to uproot not only Christianity but also everything of foreign planting. The Portuguese were banished and the death penalty declared against all who should return, The ai no ko, or half-breed children, were collected and shipped by hundreds to Macao. All persons adopting or harboring Eurasians were to be banished, and their relatives punished. The Christian cause now became like the doomed city of Babylon or like the site of Nineveh, ...
— The Religions of Japan - From the Dawn of History to the Era of Meiji • William Elliot Griffis

... dans tous ces jours d'abaissement, de peine, Pour tous ces outrages sans nom, Je n'ai jamais charge qu'un etre de ma ...
— The Autocrat of the Breakfast-Table • Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)

... 'J'ai tout arrange, j'apporterai une lettre, et elle sera satisfaisante cette lettre me sera donnee le 14 et le 15 je partirai pour Cawnpore. ...
— Forty-one years in India - From Subaltern To Commander-In-Chief • Frederick Sleigh Roberts

... Semi-je nonnette? je crois que non. Derriere chez mon pere Il est un bois taillis, Le rossignol y chante Et le jour et la nuit. Il chante pour les filles Qui n'ont pas d'ami; Il ne chant pas pour moi, J'en ai un, Dieu ...
— Grass of Parnassus • Andrew Lang

... rape (kaba khniot tynga) was imprisonment for life in the case of the woman being married, and a heavy fine and one pig if the woman was a spinster. Arson was punishable with imprisonment for life, or a heavy fine. The punishment for causing people to be possessed by devils (ka ba ai-ksuid briew) was exile (pyrangkang par); but if a person so possessed died, the sorcerer was hurled down a precipice (pynnoh khongpong). The punishment for robbery and theft was the stocks (ka pyndait diengsong), the imposition of fetters, or a punishment known as kaba s'ang sohmynken, ...
— The Khasis • P. R. T. Gurdon

... study, of ten years to the perusal and revision of the work, the additions and modifications effected by him five times, the affix of an index and the division into periods and chapters, the book was again entitled "Chin Ling Shih Erh Ch'ai," "The Twelve Maidens of Chin Ling." A stanza was furthermore composed for the purpose. This then, and no other, is the origin of the Record of the ...
— Hung Lou Meng, Book I • Cao Xueqin

... Loire Vomi des Francais enchaines, Au proconsul Carrier, implacable apres boire, {271} Pour son passetemps amenes? Et ces porte-plumets, ces commis de carnage, Ces noirs accusateurs Fouquiers, Ces Dumas, ces jures, horrible areopage De voleurs et de meurtriers, Les ai-je poursuivis jusqu'en leurs bacchanales, Lorsque, les yeux encore ardents, Attables, le bordeaux de chaleurs brutales Allumant leurs fronts impudents, Ivres et begayant la crapule et les crimes, Ils rappellent avec des ris, ...
— The French Revolution - A Short History • R. M. Johnston

... guardian of hidden treasures. A-ha'va. The West-wind; the father of the swift dogs. Ah'ti. The same as Lemminkainen. Ah'to. The great god of the waters. Ah'to-la. The water-castle of Ahto and his people. Ah'to-lai'set. The inhabitants of Ahtola. Ai-nik'ki. A sister of Ahti. Ai'no (i'no). Youkahainen's sister. An'te-ro. A goddess of the waves. Ai'ue-lake. The lake into which the Fire-child falls. An-nik'ki. Ilmarinen's sister. An'te-ro. Another name for Wipanen, or Antero Wipunen. Dus'ter-land. The Northland; Pimentola. ...
— The Kalevala (complete) • John Martin Crawford, trans.

... the little whispers; and "Ah!" and "Ai!" and "Oh!" came puffing after them, like ...
— Donahoe's Magazine, Volume 15, No. 1, January 1886 • Various

... de sa part, et en vertu des depeches ministeriales, que je viens de recevoir de Monseigneur Joseph Bonifacio de Andrada e Silva, Ministre de l'Interieur et des Relations Exterieures du Bresil, en date du 13 Septembre dernier—que j'ai l'honneur de vous adresser cette note; en laquelle votre Grace est invitee, pour—et de part le Gouvernement du Bresil—a accepter le service de la nation Bresilienne; chez qui je suis dument autorise a vous assurer le rang et le grade ...
— Narrative of Services in the Liberation of Chili, Peru and Brazil, - from Spanish and Portuguese Domination, Volume 2 • Thomas Cochrane, Tenth Earl of Dundonald

... attending the execution; was seized of course by the latter; and no doubt to-morrow morning will have HIS head off too. It would be a good chapter to write—the Death of the Arnaoot—but I shan't go. Seeing one man hanged is quite enough in the course of a life. J'y ai ete, as the Frenchman ...
— Notes on a Journey from Cornhill to Grand Cairo • William Makepeace Thackeray

... report—'It is positively wicked to let these children grow up being taught that there is no difference in value between Joshua and St Matthew: that the God of the Lord's Prayer is the same who commanded the massacre of Ai.' Well, perhaps it is. Seeing how bloodthirsty old men can be in these days, one is tempted to think that they can hardly be caught too young and taught decency, if not mansuetude. But I do not remember, ...
— On The Art of Reading • Arthur Quiller-Couch

... "L'animal que j'ai veu vivant a Constantinople (he says), apporte du Nil, convenoit en toutes marques avec ceulx qu'on voit gravez en diverses medales des Empereurs."—Observations, liv. ii. c. 32. fol. 103. ...
— Notes and Queries, Number 58, December 7, 1850 • Various

... mind, as if he had been out-braved. His anxiety, as might well be expected from such a temper, was excessive, while Clifton was in danger: but he seems to repent now, that he did not follow the mad example. Parbleu! Madame, je suis Provencal; on dit que j'ai la tete un peu chaude; mais Messieurs les Anglois vont diablement vite aux epreuves! Mes compatriotes meme ne sont pas si fous!—Je ne suis pas content de moi—J'aurais du faire le saut—J'aurais sauve la vie a man rival! Voila une belle ...
— Anna St. Ives • Thomas Holcroft

... Celui qui en fait metier ne fait jamais des reponses. La question est une maniere tres commode de dire les choses suivantes: "Me voila! Je ne suis pas fossil, moi,—je respire encore! J'ai des idees,—voyez mon intelligence! Vous ne croyiez pas, vous autres, que je savais quelque chose de cela! Ah, nous avons un peu de sagacite, voyez vous! Nous ne sommes nullement la bete qu'on pense!"—LE FAISEUR DE QUESTIONS DONNE PEU ...
— The Autocrat of the Breakfast Table • Oliver Wendell Holmes

... celebrated Collins Line between New York and Liverpool, underway in 1850. The competing vessels were American-built, wooden side-wheelers; those of the Collins Line superior in equipment and in passenger accommodations, and faster sailers, than the British craft.[AI] To meet this competition the Cunard Company increased their fleet while the Admiralty increased the subsidy. Four new steamers were first added, in 1848, to run directly between Liverpool and New York, and ...
— Manual of Ship Subsidies • Edwin M. Bacon

... FRERE,—Votre Majeste m'a ecrit deux bien bonnes lettres de Douvres pour lesquelles je vous remercie de tout mon c[oe]ur. Les expressions de bonte et d'amitie que vous me vouez ainsi qu'a mon cher Albert nous touchent sensiblement; je n'ai pas besoin de vous dire encore, combien nous vous sommes attaches et combien nous desirons voir se raffermir de plus en plus cette entente cordiale entre nos deux pays qui existe si heureusement entre nous personnellement. C'etait avec un vif regret que nous nous sommes separes ...
— The Letters of Queen Victoria, Vol 2 (of 3), 1844-1853 • Queen Victoria

... volentiere ai due egregi gentiluomi delle loro dichiarazioni, inspirate a uno scrupolo patriottico ...
— Chit-Chat; Nirvana; The Searchlight • Mathew Joseph Holt

... railroad through my fields and pastchuhs, suh? Foul the pure, God-given ai-ah of this peaceful Gyarden of Eden with youh dust-flingin', smoke-pot locomotives? Not a rod, suh! not a foot or an inch oveh the Dabney lands! Do I make it plain to ...
— The Quickening • Francis Lynde

... espece de livre, dont on n'a lu que la premiere page quand on n'a vu que son pays. J'en ai feuillete un assez grand nombre, que j'ai trouve egalement mauvaises. Cet examen ne m'a point ete infructueux. Je haissais ma patrie. Toutes les impertinences des peuples divers, parmi lesquels j'ai ...
— The Works of Lord Byron, Volume 2 • George Gordon Byron

... who had borne sixteen children received such a proposition; to sell the insignia of her grief—and here in a hotel room, crowded with a dozen men! Nor was the task made easier by the unseemly merriment of the men. "Ai! Jesu!" cried Mrs. ...
— King Coal - A Novel • Upton Sinclair

... je prolonge mon reve, La route est commencee, il faut que je l'acheve; Il est trop tard pour m'arreter. Que la gloire m'oublie, ou qu'elle me couronne, Quel que soit mon destin, a lui je m'abandonne, J'ai besoin ...
— Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Vol. 15, - No. 90, June, 1875 • Various

... traduction franaise de Beowulf, du double reproche qui pourrait m'tre adress d'avoir supprim des passages du pome et de n'en avoir pas suffisamment respect la lettre. D'abord je dois dire que les passages que j'ai supprims (il y en a fort peu) sont ou trs obscurs ou d'une superfluit choquante. Ensuite, il m'a sembl qu'en donnant une certaine libert ma traduction et en vitant autant que possible d'y ...
— The Translations of Beowulf - A Critical Biography • Chauncey Brewster Tinker

... the Pope also wept at that dubious service to his Church from one who was, after all, a Huguenot in belief; and Huguenots themselves pitied his end.—"Ah! ces pauvres morts! que j'ai eu un meschant conseil! Ah! ma nourrice! ma mie, ma nourrice! que de sang, et que ...
— Gaston de Latour: an unfinished romance • Walter Horatio Pater

... de petites intrigues de prisonniers obscurs et qui ne vaudront pas genre de Madame Taliazuchi—elles envisagent les petites choses comme tres-importantes; elles sont charmees de figurer en politique, de jouer un role, de faire les capables d'etaler avec faste le zele de leur fidelite. J'ai vu souvent que ces beaux secrets reveles n'ont ete que des intrigues pour auirs au tiers ou an quart a des gens auxquelles ces sortes de personnes veulet du mal. Ainsi, quoique cette femme vous puisse dire, gardez-vous bien d'y ajouter ...
— Frederick The Great and His Family • L. Muhlbach

... "Ai! Ai!" exclaimed Martha. "No wonder her hands are delicate and small! Well, we have got to go on with it now. And quickly, too. How will we get out of here? Shall we trust the cars? Do they run? Answer, Michael, what ...
— The Boy Scouts in Front of Warsaw • Colonel George Durston

... tenderness—the quality without which all other poetic excellence is barren—it gushes forth toward every creature, animate and inanimate, with one exception, namely, the hypocrite, ever alike "spiacente a Dio e ai nemici sui;" and therefore intolerable to Robert Burns's honesty, whether he be fighting for or against the cause of right. Again we say, there are evidences of a versatile and manifold faculty in this man, which, with a stronger ...
— Literary and General Lectures and Essays • Charles Kingsley

... Septentrionale, Vol. II, p. 142; "C'est-la que, depuis que j'ai passe les mers, j'ai vu pour la premiere fois des pauvres. En effet, parmi ces riches plantations ou le negre seul est malhereux, on trouve souvent de miserables cabanes hibitees par des blancs, dont ...
— Patrician and Plebeian - Or The Origin and Development of the Social Classes of the Old Dominion • Thomas J. Wertenbaker

... is he! I have seen him myself," was his only comment; and to all questionings but one reply was vouchsafed: "Deux fois je l'ai vu; mille fois je l'ai senti." He would tell them nothing of the provenance of the book, nor any details of his experiences. "I shall soon sleep, and my rest will be sweet. Why should you ...
— The Best Ghost Stories • Various

... sais si je vous ai communique autrefois les curieux passages qui suivent: On lit dans le Lotus francais, p. 271, l. 14, C'est que c'est une chose difficile a rencontrer que la naissance d'un bouddha, aussi difficile a rencontrer que la fleur de l'Udumbara, que l'introduction du col d'une ...
— Chips From A German Workshop - Volume I - Essays on the Science of Religion • Friedrich Max Mueller

... perdu ma force, et ma vie, Et mes amis, et ma gaite: J'ai perdu jusqu'a la fierte Qui ...
— Picturesque Quebec • James MacPherson Le Moine

... being at Kiuliencheng, a walled town standing about 180 feet above the river. From this point southward, the right, or Manchurian, bank has a considerable command over the left, and at Kiuliencheng a tributary stream, called the Ai, joins the main river, "which thenceforth widens from 4000 to 7000 yards and runs in three channels between the islands and the mainland. The central channel is navigable by small craft, and the other channels are fordable ...
— A History of the Japanese People - From the Earliest Times to the End of the Meiji Era • Frank Brinkley and Dairoku Kikuchi

... this year, in the company of Mr. Edkins, he visited the sacred city of Woo T'ai Shan, a ...
— James Gilmour of Mongolia - His diaries, letters, and reports • James Gilmour

... return upon the track, to the days of Joshua, before Israel had wholly entered upon the possession of the promised land. The tribes were encamped at Gilgal to keep the passover, and from there, by the direction of Jehovah, they made incursions upon the surrounding inhabitants. Jericho and Ai had been taken, and the fear of these formidable Hebrews and their mighty God had fallen upon the hearts of the nations and stricken them almost to hopelessness. Feeling that a last effort to save themselves and their homes must be made, ...
— Mrs Whittelsey's Magazine for Mothers and Daughters - Volume 3 • Various

... 'J'ai trouve souvent que la plupart des sectes ont raison dans une bonne partie de ce qu'elles avancent, mais non pas ...
— Edgar Allan Poe's Complete Poetical Works • Edgar Allan Poe

... some of their simple sounds, were difficult of pronunciation to mouths purely English. Diphthongs often occur. One of the most common is that of 'ae', or perhaps, 'ai', pronounced not unlike those letters in the French verb 'hair', to hate. The letter 'y' frequently follows 'd' in the same syllable. Thus the word which signifies a woman is 'dyin'; although the structure of our language requires us ...
— A Complete Account of the Settlement at Port Jackson • Watkin Tench

... teeth with rage, and becoming crimson from the rush of blood to his head, while he grasped my wrist hard with his hand, and shook it furiously. "Ha! to the galleys yourself—Chienne! Ingrate! Perfide! Traitresse! c'est aux galeres que j'ai cru ...
— Valerie • Frederick Marryat

... to hear it; perhaps we shall be able to escape from this horrid flat if you do. There, Anne! Je vous l'ai toujours dit, cette robe ne me ...
— Beatrice • H. Rider Haggard

... Majeste l'Empereur de toutes les Russies en sistant sur la cessation des dits actes militaires. La Russie ayant refuse de faire droit a cette demande et ayant manifeste par ce refus, que son action etait dirigee contre l'Allemande, j'ai l'honneur d'ordre de mon Gouvernement de faire savoir a ...
— Why We Are At War (2nd Edition, revised) • Members of the Oxford Faculty of Modern History

... n'a rien de neuf, J'ai suivi la commune regle, Mais c'est vous qui sortez d'un oeuf, Car vous ...
— The Origins of Contemporary France, Volume 1 (of 6) - The Ancient Regime • Hippolyte A. Taine

... lived the White Mountain Apaches. They were not always on the best of terms with our tribe, yet we seldom had any war with them. I knew their chief, Hash-ka-ai-la, personally, and I considered him a good warrior. Their range was next to that of the Navajo Indians, who were not of the same blood as the Apaches. We held councils with all Apache tribes, but never with ...
— Geronimo's Story of His Life • Geronimo

... MADAME MA S[OE]UR,—J'ai appris avec une vive peine la perte que votre Majeste vient de faire dans la personne de son tres cher et bien aime Oncle le Roi Guillaume IV. d'auguste et venerable memoire. La vive et sincere ...
— The Letters of Queen Victoria, Volume 1 (of 3), 1837-1843) • Queen Victoria

... wearisomely frequent among us, seem however much confined to this island for aught I see; who am often tired with hearing their complaints of their own sky, now that they are under it: always too cold or too hot, or a seiroc wind, or a rainy day, or a hard frost, che gela fin ai pensieri[Footnote: Which freezes even one's fancy.]; or something to murmur about, while their only great nuisances pass unnoticed, the heaps of dirt, and crowds of beggars, who infest the streets, and poison the pleasures of society. While ladies are eating ice at a coffee-house ...
— Observations and Reflections Made in the Course of a Journey through France, Italy, and Germany, Vol. I • Hester Lynch Piozzi

... fine thing in birthdays. The uncle sent a box of toys and sweets, things that were like a vision from another and a brighter world. Besides that Alice had a knife, a pair of shut-up scissors, a silk handkerchief, a book—it was The Golden Age and is Ai except where it gets mixed with grown-up nonsense. Also a work-case lined with pink plush, a boot-bag, which no one in their senses would use because it had flowers in wool all over it. And she had a box of chocolates and a musical box that played 'The Man who broke' ...
— The Wouldbegoods • E. Nesbit

... iter planetarum. for me thinks it shiews a Way to the folving of the unknown walks of comets. For ai his Ellipfis in the Earths motion is more a circle [here endeth Dr Zacb's fragment, and here beginneth the continuation from tie original in the Britith Museum] and in Mars is more longe and in some of the other planets may be longer againe so in thos commets that are appeard fixed the ellipsis ...
— Thomas Hariot • Henry Stevens

... chuckled. "See how he fights! A true Rajput! Nay, beat me not. Some day thou too shalt bear a sword for England, great-grandson mine. Ai-ee! But I grow old." ...
— Told in the East • Talbot Mundy

... mon pere." I am hungry, father. Pas de fricot. I have no food. J'ai froid, ma mere. I am cold, mother. Pas de tricot. I have no clothes. Grelotte, Lolotte! Lolotte! Shiver, Sanglote, Sob, ...
— Les Miserables - Complete in Five Volumes • Victor Hugo

... complaisant. I hope I shall have de pleasure to make your acquaintance. Je m'appelle Monsieur Auguste de Poivre. J'ai l'honneur de vous presenter une carte d'adresse. I live on de top of my mother's,—sur l'entresol. My mother live on de ground—rez-de-chaussee. Madame ma mere will be delighted to receive a ...
— The King's Own • Captain Frederick Marryat

... "Ai?" the old man said. "Tell me. The books say that Kropotkin is an Earth type planet within what they call a few degrees. But is it? Is Kropotkin ...
— Ultima Thule • Dallas McCord Reynolds

... gyrddion ynys Prydain: Gwrnerth Ergydlym, a laddes yr arth mwyav ac a welwyd erioed a saeth wellten; a Gwgawn Llawgadarn, a dreiglis maen maenarch o'r glynn i benn y mynydd, ac nid oedd llai na thrugain ych ai tynnai; ac Eidiol Gadarn, a laddes o'r Saeson ym mrad Caersallawg chwechant a thrigain a chogail gerdin o fachlud haul hyd yn nhywyll." (Triad lx. ...
— Y Gododin - A Poem on the Battle of Cattraeth • Aneurin

... pas, chere Mamselle que je suis venu le troubler sur les questions de religion. J'ai voulu le rassurer—et vous aussi—que j'ai deja mis en train tous les precedes possibles, et que je connais, pour obtenir sa grace.... But," he went on, "I have spoken to the prison doctor and begged him meantime to give the ...
— Mrs. Warren's Daughter - A Story of the Woman's Movement • Sir Harry Johnston

... she, "qu'il y aura la dedans un cadeau pour moi, et peut-etre pour vous aussi, mademoiselle. Monsieur a parle de vous: il m'a demande le nom de ma gouvernante, et si elle n'etait pas une petite personne, assez mince et un peu pale. J'ai dit qu'oui: car c'est vrai, ...
— Jane Eyre - an Autobiography • Charlotte Bronte

... Smith, the author of "Hawaiki, the Original Home of the Maori," endeavoured to trace "Aimy," but even his extensive knowledge of the Maori language and tribal histories failed to bring that man to light. Mr. Smith explains that "Ai" in Rutherford's spelling represents "E," a vocative, in the accepted method of spelling, and "my" represents "mai." The two words, combined, would be "E Mai." In this way, "Mai's" attention would be called. But "Mai" may be ...
— John Rutherford, the White Chief • George Lillie Craik

... are often represented by other letters or combinations of letters than those used in the table; for instance, a is represented by ai in hail, ...
— McGuffey's Fifth Eclectic Reader • William Holmes McGuffey

... -ie); as Vergili, of Virgil, or O Virgil (instead of Vergilii, Vergilie). In such words the accent stands upon the penult, even though that be short. Nouns in -ajus, -ejus form the Gen. in -ai, -ei, as ...
— New Latin Grammar • Charles E. Bennett

... was less impetuous, but quite as real; the national guard and the assembly were anxious and irritated. The double banquet of the household troops, the approbation the queen had expressed, J'ai ete enchantee de la journee de Jeudi—the king's refusal to accept simply the Rights of Man, his concerted temporizings, and the want of provisions, excited the alarm of the representatives of the people and filled them with suspicion. Petion, having denounced the banquets of the ...
— History of the French Revolution from 1789 to 1814 • F. A. M. Mignet

... of Plutarch as Montaigne felt,—"Dans le petit nombre de livres que je lis quelquefois encore, Plutarque est celui qui m'attache et me profite le plus. Ce fut la premiere lecture de mon enfance, et sera la derniere de ma vieillesse; c'est presque le seul auteur que je n'ai jamais lu sans en tirer quelque fruit."[J] Plutarch's Lives was one of the few books recommended to Catharine II. of Russia, as she herself tells us, wherewith to solace and instruct herself during the first wretched years of her miserable ...
— Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 5, No. 27, January, 1860 • Various

... you! Time was, time is not. I have now joined with France; and to join against it in this manner? Talk to me no more!'" [Friedrich to Hyndford: "Au Camp [de Neuendorf] 14me septembre," 1741. "Milord j'ai recu les nouvelles propositions d'alliance que l'infatigable Robinson vous envoie. Je les trouve aussi chimeriques que les precedentes."—"Ces gens sont-ils fols, Milord, de s'imaginer que je commisse la trahison de tourner en leur faveur mes armes, et de"—"Je ...
— History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XIII. (of XXI.) • Thomas Carlyle

... Dionusian pouring-out! Break forth! fly, children! fatal this— Fatal the lay that is piped, I wis! Ay, for he hunts a children-chase— Never shall madness lead her revel And leave no trace in the dwelling-place! Ai, ai, because of the evil! Ai, ai, the old man—how I groan For the father, and not the father alone! She who was nurse of his children small,—small Her gain that they never were born at all! See! see! A whirlwind ...
— Story of Orestes - A Condensation of the Trilogy • Richard G. Moulton

... asked his opinion of the Protestant Faith and the chief points of difference between us. He hesitated a little at first: "Attendez, Monsieur, il faut que je pense un peu." In about a minute he tapped at the carriage. "Eh bien, Monsieur, j'ai pense," and then entered upon the subject, which he discussed with much good sense and ability, sometimes in Latin, sometimes in French; and though he supported his argument well and manfully, he displayed a liberality of sentiment and a spirit of true Christianity ...
— Before and after Waterloo - Letters from Edward Stanley, sometime Bishop of Norwich (1802;1814;1814) • Edward Stanley

... of thirty-two miles brought us late in the evening to a spring variously called by Mexicans, Indians, and Americans, Ojo Rodondo, Wah-nuk-ai-tin-ai-z, and Jacob's Well. It is a funnel-shaped hole in a level plain, six hundred feet in diameter at the top, and one hundred ...
— Captured by the Navajos • Charles A. Curtis

... foulards, avait, aux portes de la ville, une grande fabrique dans un pan de laquelle il s'tait taill une habitation commode, tout ombrage de platanes, et spare des ateliers par un vaste jardin. C'est l que je suis venu au monde et que j'ai pass les premires, les seules bonnes annes de ma vie. Aussi ma mmoire reconnaissante a-t-elle gard du jardin, de la fabrique et des platanes un imprissable souvenir, et lorsqu' la ruine de mes parents il m'a fallu me sparer de ces choses, je les ...
— Le Petit Chose (part 1) - Histoire d'un Enfant • Alphonse Daudet

... sait ou s'en vont les roses? Qui sai ou s'en va le vent? En songeant a telles choses, J'ai ...
— Chastelard, a Tragedy • Algernon Charles Swinburne

... spoke, behold! the blood that had flowed from Hyacinthus's wound stained the grass, and a flower, like a lily in shape, sprang up, more bright than Tyrian purple. On its leaves did Apollo inscribe the mournful characters: "ai, ...
— Good Stories For Great Holidays - Arranged for Story-Telling and Reading Aloud and for the - Children's Own Reading • Frances Jenkins Olcott

... visible community of Christ's Church to-day are far within the borders to which it must one day stretch. It is for us, taught by His words, to understand that we are yet as it were but encamped by Jericho, and at the beginning of the campaign. Ai and Bethhoron, and many a fight more are before us yet. The camp of the invaders, when they lay around the city of palm-trees, with the mountains in front and the Jordan behind, was not more unlike the settled order of the nation when it filled the land, than the ranks of Christ's army ...
— Expositions of Holy Scripture - St. John Chapters I to XIV • Alexander Maclaren

... relevai du mieux que je pus, et me rajustai sur mes jambes— Adieu, dis-je a la fleur et a l'abeille. Adieu. Puisse-je vivre encore le temps de deviner le secret de vos harmonies. . . . Combien le vieux mythe d'Antee est plein de sens! J'ai touche la terre et je suis un nouvel homme, et voici qu'a soixante-dix ans de nouvelles curiosites naissent dans mon ame comme on voit des rejetons s'elancer du tronc creux ...
— Nature Mysticism • J. Edward Mercer

... whereas, from the first preaching of our doctrine, kings and tyrants, governors and presidents, with their whole train, and with the populace on their side, have endeavoured with their whole might to exterminate it, yet doth it flourish more and more." (Clem. AI. Strora. lib. vi. ad fin.) Origen, who follows Tertullian at the distance of only thirty years, delivers nearly the same account: "In every part of the world," says he, "throughout all Greece, and in all other nations, ...
— Evidences of Christianity • William Paley

... Chezzetcook, for some of the Halifax merchants are at the Waverley. "GOED bless ye, what took ye to Chizzencook?" said one, "I never was there een in my life; ther's no bizz'ness ther, noathing to be seen: ai doant think there is a maen in Halifax scairsly, ...
— Acadia - or, A Month with the Blue Noses • Frederic S. Cozzens

... Conosco sacerdoti che fanno gli usura per formare un patrimonio da lasciare ai loro spurii; altri che tengono osteria coll' insegna del collare e vendono vino ... Salimbene, Cantarelli, Parma, 1882, 2 ...
— Life of St. Francis of Assisi • Paul Sabatier

... very excellent. S. Evremont[7] says, that Leo the Tenth, Charles the Fifth, Francis the First, and Hen. VIII. king of England, did not think it below their dignity, amongst the most important affairs of state, to take care to have the wines of Ai. Henry IV. caused himself to be styled lord ...
— Ebrietatis Encomium - or, the Praise of Drunkenness • Boniface Oinophilus

... forgotten them—nothing more characteristically macabre have I ever seen. One such I bought one morning—a lively sketch of a German soldier dragging a child's wooden horse behind him, and saluting his officer with, "Captain, here is the horse—I have slain the horseman" ("Mon Gabidaine, ch'ai due le cavalier, foila le cheval"). It ...
— Leaves from a Field Note-Book • J. H. Morgan

... physique, tous ces noirs sont generalement vigoureux,[1] d'une forte constitution, capables des travaux les plus penibles; ils sont generalement actifs.—Domestiques, ils sont sobres et fideles.—Ce portrait s'applique aux femmes de cette couleur.—Je n'ai vu faire aucune distinction entr'eux a cet egard et les domestiques blancs, quoique ces derniers les traitent toujours avec mepris, comme etant d'une espece inferieure.—Ceux qui tiennent des boutiques, vivent mediocrement, ...
— The Journal of Negro History, Vol. I. Jan. 1916 • Various

... grew too hot for them to hold. Meanwhile they shouted with all their might: "Vive la France! Vive notre General! Vive le Roi!" and St. Luc, who stood always with Montcalm, hummed softly and under his breath: "Hier, sur le pont d'Avignon, j'ai ...
— The Lords of the Wild - A Story of the Old New York Border • Joseph A. Altsheler

... que je suis a Paris en train de corriger mes epreuves au moment ou vous donnez les dernieres retouches au manuscrit de 'La Source du Fleuve Chretien,' un beau titre—si beau que je n'ai pu m'empecher de le 'chipper' pour le livre de Ralph Elles, un personnage de mon roman qui ne parait pas, mais dont on entend beaucoup parler. Pour vous dedommager de mon larcin, je me propose de vous dedier 'Le Lac.' Il y a bien des raisons ...
— The Lake • George Moore

... Nkosi ya makosi! Ngonyama! Indhlovu ai pendulwa! Wen' o wa vela wasi pata! Wen' o wa hlul' izizwe zonke za patwa nguive! Wa geina nge la Mabun' o wa ba hlul' u yedwa! Umsizi we zintandane e ziblupekayo! Si ya kuleka Baba! Bayete, ...
— Nada the Lily • H. Rider Haggard

... Vous etes bien bonne, Mademoiselle.... No, merit have no reward here. Reformer a man, like me! A man who also have ruin himself in dis service! I have lost in it so much as twenty thousand livres. What have I now? Tranchons le mot; je n'ai pas le sou, et me voila ...
— Minna von Barnhelm • Gotthold Ephraim Lessing

... disturbances, so that, even though a peace-loving and non-resisting nation, peace has not reigned within her borders. The last dynasty was overthrown in 1912. Since then a feeble republic has dragged on a precarious existence, interrupted by the very short reign of Yuan Shih K'ai. ...
— The Navy as a Fighting Machine • Bradley A. Fiske

... phraseology of the three ridings of Yorkshire, amaze and bewilder foreigners, who perhaps imagine that they do not understand English, when they are in company with those who cannot speak it. The patois of Languedoc and Champagne, such as "Mein fis sest ai bai via," Mon fils c'est un beau veau, exercises, it is true, the ingenuity of travellers, and renders many scenes of Moliere and Marivaux difficult, if not unintelligible, to those who have never ...
— Tales and Novels, Vol. IV • Maria Edgeworth

... admirable (vol. v. 365), are told with the conciseness of a despatch and the vividness of an artist; the two combining to form perfect "word-pictures." Of the Badi'a or euphuistic style, "Parleying euphuism," and of AI Saj'a, the prose rhyme, I shall speak in ...
— The Book of the Thousand Nights and a Night, Volume 10 • Richard F. Burton

... l'article de Times sur la "Gallomania." C'est un grand pas de fait. Il serait utile que le Standard et le Morning Post le copie en entier, avec des observations dans son sens. C'est a vous, mon cher Monsieur Murray, de soigner cet objet. J'ai infiniment regrette de ne m'etre pas trouve chez moi hier, lorsque vous etes venu me voir, avec ...
— A Publisher and His Friends • Samuel Smiles

... Hadjadj!' Cette nouvelle etant parvenue a Hadjadj, il repondit: 'Me voila.' Aussitot il envoya un depute a Daher pour l'inviter a faire mettre ces femmes en liberte. Mais Daher repondit: 'Ce sont des pirates qui ont enleve ces femmes, et je n'ai aucune autorite sur les ravisseurs.' Alors Hadjadj engagea Obeyd Allah, fils de Nabhan, a faire une ...
— Ceylon; an Account of the Island Physical, Historical, and • James Emerson Tennent

... camp francais est un fait d'une grande signification politique, puisqu'il prouve l'union intime des deux pays: mais j'aime mieux aujourd'hui ne pas envisager le cote politique de cette visite et vous dire sincerement combien j'ai ete heureux de me trouver pendant quelques jours avec un Prince aussi accompli, un homme doue de qualites si seduisantes et de connaissances si profondes. Il peut etre convaincu d'emporter avec lui mes sentiments de haute estime ...
— The Letters of Queen Victoria, Volume III (of 3), 1854-1861 • Queen of Great Britain Victoria

... superstition of Cybele and Atys; a third, in the church of the Aracoeli, had been dedicated to the goddess Annona by an importer of wheat. The pavement of the basilica of S. Paul was patched with nine hundred and thirty-one miscellaneous inscriptions; and so were those of S. Martino ai Monti, S. Maria in Trastevere, SS. Giovanni e Paolo, etc. We have one specimen left of these inscribed pavements in the church of SS. Quattro Coronati on the Caelian, which may be called an ...
— Pagan and Christian Rome • Rodolfo Lanciani

... reproachable character; they were divided into those who did and those who did not. In the provisional judgment which men, if they make it modestly, should at times make with decision, McClellan's place is clear. The quality, "spiacente a Dio ed ai nemici suoi," of the men who did not, ran ...
— Abraham Lincoln • Lord Charnwood

... asked them where there were some more people. They told him that there were some people down the river, and some up in the mountains. But they said: "Do not go there, for it is bad, because Ai-sin'-o-ko-ki (Wind Sucker) lives there. He will kill you." It pleased K[)u]t-o'-yis to know that there was such a person, and he went to the mountains. When he got to the place where Wind Sucker lived, he looked ...
— Blackfoot Lodge Tales • George Bird Grinnell

... (soon after) because of the old Bills on the opposite Colonnade: 'MEDEA IN CORINTO. Medea, Signora Pasta.' You know what she said, to the Confusion of all aesthetic People, one of whom said to her, 'sans doute vous avez beaucoup etudie l'Antique?' 'Peut-etre je l'ai beaucoup senti.' ...
— Letters of Edward FitzGerald in Two Volumes - Vol. II • Edward FitzGerald

... V., VI., VII., and VIII., the reader will trace the story of the development of the work, and a wonderful story it is. Chapters XI. and XII., containing first the story of Ai Do, and then a record of demoniacal manifestations, show the reader how these quiet and earnest workers are brought up against the big, naked, awful things of life; and also how being so confronted, they are unafraid and unconquered ...
— The Fulfilment of a Dream of Pastor Hsi's - The Story of the Work in Hwochow • A. Mildred Cable

... Je me suis monte l'imagination, peut-etre! J'ai un rien de fievre, sans doute! C'est une idee que j'ai, comme ca. Eh bien! Non! Nous verrons. Je te dis ...
— Love at Second Sight • Ada Leverson

... my trot, I tarry too long. —Od's me! 55 Qu'ai-j'oublie! dere is some simples in my closet, dat I vill not for the varld I ...
— The Merry Wives of Windsor - The Works of William Shakespeare [Cambridge Edition] [9 vols.] • William Shakespeare

... we xe ye ze X af bf cf df ef ff gf hf if jf kf lf mf nf of pf qf rf sf tf uf vf wf xf yf zf Y ag bg cg dg eg fg gg hg ig jg kg lg mg ng og pg qg rg sg tg ug vg wg xg yg zg Z ah bh ch dh eh fh gh hh ih jh kh lh mh nh oh ph qh rh sh th uh vy wh xh yh zh & ai bi ci di ei fi gi hi ii ji ki li mi ni oi pi qi ri si ti ui vi wi xi yi zi A aj bj cj dj ej fj gj hj ij jj kj lj mj nj oj pj qj rj sj tj uj vj wj xj yj zj B ak bk ck dk ek fk gk hk ik jk kk lk mk nk ok pk qk rk sk tk uk vk wk xk yk ...
— The Treasure-Train • Arthur B. Reeve

... appear confused and distorted. The spirit of sectarianism has been hitherto our fault, and the cause of our failures. We have imprisoned our own conceptions by the lines, which we have drawn, in order to exclude the conceptions of others. J'ai trouve que la plupart des Sectes ont raison dans une bonne partie de ce qu'elles avancent, mais non pas ...
— Biographia Literaria • Samuel Taylor Coleridge

... jugements etonnent les gens du monde parcequ'ils n'out pas vu ce que j'ai vu. J'ai vu a Saint-Sulpice, associes a des idees etroites, je l'avoue, les miracles que nos races peuvent produire en fait de bonte, de modestie, d'abnegation personelle. Ce qu'il y a de vertu a Saint-Sulpice suffirait pour gouverner un monde, et cela m'a rendu difficile ...
— Occasional Papers - Selected from The Guardian, The Times, and The Saturday Review, - 1846-1890 • R.W. Church

... c'est une beste fiere Qui vit tansoulement de l'air sanz plus; Ensi pour dire en mesme la maniere, De soule espoir qe j'ai d'amour concuz Sont mes ...
— A Literary History of the English People - From the Origins to the Renaissance • Jean Jules Jusserand

... often muttered to himself, "Qu'est-ce que c'est que tout cela!" After many alternations he appeared at last so permanently prostrated that his family applied to his favourite pupil, M. Poisson, to try to get a word from him. Poisson paid a visit, and after a few words of salutation, said, "J'ai une bonne nouvelle a vous annoncer: on a recu au Bureau des Longitudes une lettre d'Allemagne annoncant que M. Bessel a verifie par l'observation vos decouvertes theoriques sur les satellites de Jupiter." ...
— Myths and Marvels of Astronomy • Richard A. Proctor

... sont remplis d'equite; Toujours tu prens plaisir a nous etre propice: Mais j'ai tant fait de mal, que jamais ta bonte Ne me pardonnera sans choquer ta Justice. Ouy, mon Dieu, la grandeur de mon impiete Ne laisse a ton pouvoir que le choix du suplice: Ton interest s' oppose a ma felicite; Et ta ...
— The Spectator, Volumes 1, 2 and 3 - With Translations and Index for the Series • Joseph Addison and Richard Steele

... toi que j'ai tant aimee Songes-tu que je t'aime encor? Et dans ton ame alarmee, Ne sens-tu pas quelque remord? Viens avec moi, si tu m'aimes, Habiter dans ces deserts; Nous y vivrons pour nous memes, Oublies ...
— Ziska - The Problem of a Wicked Soul • Marie Corelli

... a letter from a correspondent of Lord Roden's, which states that the peasantry of the island of Inniskea, off the coast of Mayo, hold in reverence a stone idol called Neevougi. This word I cannot find in my Irish dictionary, but it is evidently a diminutive, formed from the word Eevan (Io[.m]ai[.g]), image, or idol: and it is remarkable that the scriptural Hebrew term for idol is identical with the Irish, or nearly so—'WN (Eevan), derived from a root signifying negation, and applied to the vanity of idols, and to ...
— Notes and Queries, No. 209, October 29 1853 • Various

... laboured so hard to attain so small a success. Still, the thing is taking shape, I think; I know a little better what I want to say all through; and in process of time, possibly I shall manage to say it. I must say I am a very bad workman, mais j'ai du courage: I am indefatigable at rewriting and bettering, and surely that humble quality should get me on ...
— The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 23 (of 25) • Robert Louis Stevenson

... danger. His endeavors to mislead me on this point, without actually committing himself, were ingenious and wily in the extreme. Sitting in the saloon at the most incongruous hours of day and night, he would exclaim, "J'ai l'idee de prendre bientot mon bain!" or he would speak with a shiver of recollection of the imaginary plunge taken that morning. I don't think I should ever have been deluded, even if my curiosity had not led me to question ...
— Border and Bastille • George A. Lawrence

... and he had evidently seen life. He was dark-haired and a little below medium height. The red scar of a wound appeared just below his left ear. After marking time with his feet, he began a kind of patter song about having a telephone, every verse of which ended, "Oh, la la, j'ai le telephone chez moi" (I've a telephone in my house). "I know who is unfaithful now—who have horns upon their brow," the singer told of surprising secrets and unsuspected affaires de coeur. The silly, music-hall song may seem banal ...
— A Volunteer Poilu • Henry Sheahan

... who knew him in Brittany tell me that long before he became a personage, "le plan de Trochu" was a standing joke throughout that province. The General, it appears, is fond of piquet; whenever he sat down to play he said, "j'ai mon plan." When he got up after losing the game, as was usually the case, he went away muttering, "Cependant, mon plan etait bon." He seemed to have this word "plan" on the brain, for no one who ever played with him could ...
— Diary of the Besieged Resident in Paris • Henry Labouchere

... women gathered clamouring round the door; and the moment we left the room empty, in they rushed, with the mother and the women who had listened to us, and flinging themselves on the floor, cried the Tamil cry of sorrow, full of a pathos of its own: "Ai-y[o]! Ai-y[o]! Ai-Ai-y[o]!" ...
— Things as They Are - Mission Work in Southern India • Amy Wilson-Carmichael

... my Gyp? He is a good friend. And he admires you—oh, he admires you very much! He has success with women. He always says, 'J'ai une technique merveilleuse ...
— Forsyte Saga • John Galsworthy

... common use, viz.: oi, oy, ou, ow, ae, ai, au, aw, ay, ea, ei, eo, eu, ew, ey, ia, ie, oa, oe, ua, ue, ui; as in toil, boy, round, plow, seal, coal, head, sail, say, aught, yeoman. Of these, oi, oy, ou, and ow are generally proper diphthongs; though sometimes ou and ow are improper, ...
— McGuffey's Eclectic Spelling Book • W. H. McGuffey

... Broadwood's, we may conclude that he also appreciated the pianos of this firm. In a letter dated London, 48, Dover Street, May 6, 1848, he writes to Gutmann: "Erard a ete charmant, il m'a fait poser un piano. J'ai un de Broadwood et un de Pleyel, ce qui fait 3, et je ne trouve pas encore le temps pour les jouer." And in a letter dated Edinburgh, August 6, and Calder House, August 11, he writes to Franchomme: "I have a Broadwood ...
— Frederick Chopin as a Man and Musician - Volume 1-2, Complete • Frederick Niecks

... it was time to clear out. "Comme il est charmant, M. le Marechal," the gratified foreign officer would say after one had grabbed him somehow and conducted him out of the presence; "je n'oublierai de ma vie que je lui ai serre la main." And he would go off back to where he had come from, as pleased as Punch, having ...
— Experiences of a Dug-out, 1914-1918 • Charles Edward Callwell

... and accurately recorded notwithstanding the four hundred years of the Egyptian sojourn, which otherwise would have made their identification a matter of some little difficulty. The altar which Abraham built at Bethel stands upon the hill to the east of the town, between Bethel on the west and Ai on the east; others are determined by means of a tree or a well, as that of Shechem or ...
— Prolegomena to the History of Israel • Julius Wellhausen

... ai jusque a la," said Judy, disposing of the last crumb of cake and making a motion of cutting her throat with her hand, "which in plain English means 'stuffed'. I am glad we can't eat the violets. Maybe after ...
— Molly Brown's Orchard Home • Nell Speed

... his comrade and explained, "J'ai dit a la dame, 'Mon Dieu, Madame,'" etc., and in the same breath he turned back to me ...
— On the Edge of the War Zone - From the Battle of the Marne to the Entrance of the Stars and Stripes • Mildred Aldrich

... vous disiez tous le climat dont vous etes, Devant ces arbres morts que vous consideriez, —Et moi, voyant tomber tant de jeunes poetes, Helas, combien de fois j'ai ...
— Everyman's Land • C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson

... quadrupeds which feed almost exclusively upon insects. The ant-bear is strong enough to pull down the clay houses built by the species of termites that constitute his ordinary diet, and the curious ai-ai, a climbing quadruped of Madagascar, is provided with a very slender, hook-nailed finger, long enough to reach far into a hole in the trunk of a tree, and extract the worm which bored it. [Footnote: On the destruction of ...
— The Earth as Modified by Human Action • George P. Marsh

... the numerous taboos is believed to bring about evil consequences that are chargeable to the account of the infringer. For example, a man in Bai was charged 30 pesos for the breaking of a certain birth taboo, a violation which was supposed to have been responsible for the stillbirth of a child. I was warned on many occasions to desist from making disrespectful remarks about animals, such as monkeys or frogs, because, if ...
— The Manbos of Mindano - Memoirs of the National Academy of Sciences, Volume XXIII, First Memoir • John M. Garvan

... "J'ai trouve votre lettre fort a mon gre—je la montrerai a madame, si je puis; quant a la peinture, je l'enverrai querir a Paris; elle est belle et bien avisee, et de bonne grace, mais nourrie en la plus maudite et corrompue compagnie qui fut jamais, car je n'en vois point qui ...
— Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine — Volume 54, No. 335, September 1843 • Various

... French shout rose to heaven. Meanwhile a strange sight was to be seen—the St. Michael in shining armour, who had led that assault, shedding tears for the ferocious Classidas, who had cursed her with his last breath. "J'ai grande pitie de ton ame." Had he but had time to clear his soul and reconcile ...
— Jeanne d'Arc - Her Life And Death • Mrs.(Margaret) Oliphant

... Edinburgh, March 8th, 1831, by which he authorized "a proclamation in favor of Henry V., in which it shall be announced that Madame, Duchess de Berri, is to be regent of the kingdom during the minority of her son."[AI] ...
— Louis Philippe - Makers of History Series • John S. C. (John Stevens Cabot) Abbott

... aller en Saxe Gotha, car je suis convaincu qu'il est assez intelligent pour pouvoir decouvrir ce Royaume. Gore House vous envoye un cargo d'amities des plus sinceres. Donnez de ma part 100,000 kind regards a Madame Dickens. Toujours votre affectionne, Ce D'ORSAY. J'ai vu le courier, c'est le tableau de l'honnetete, et de la bonne humeur. Don't forget to be here at ...
— The Life of Charles Dickens, Vol. I-III, Complete • John Forster

... soumettre (avec un travail continu) la vie a l'art, il faut done vous admirer comme des forces de la nature meme qui auraient pourtant le droit de vivre pour elles-memes et non pour la foule. Je n'ose pas vous deranger, Madame, et d'ailleurs j'ai tant a faire aussi qu'il m'est impossible de vous dire de vive voix tout le grand plaisir que vous m'avez donne, mais puisque j'ai senti votre coeur, veuillez, chere Madame, croire au mien qui ne demande pas mieux dans cet instant que de vous admirer et de vous le dire tant ...
— The Story of My Life - Recollections and Reflections • Ellen Terry

... que jamais permettez-moi de vous donner ce nom, qui, au milieu des terribles epreuves qui vous accablent, n'exprime que bien imparfaitement les sentiments de profond attachement, de volontaire solidarite que je vous ai voues. ...
— The Life of the Rt. Hon. Sir Charles W. Dilke V1 • Stephen Gwynn

... Cristo; Molto egli opro col senno e con la mano, Molto soffri nel glorioso acquisto; E invan l'inferno a lui s'oppose; e invano S'armo d'Asia e di Libia il popol misto; Che il ciel gli die favore, e sotto ai santi Segni ...
— Stories from the Italian Poets: With Lives of the Writers, Vol. 2 • Leigh Hunt

... la lauzeta mover De joi sas alas contral rai, que s'oblida e.s laissa cazer per la doussor qu'al cor li vai, ai! tan grans enveia m'en ve de cui qu'eu veya jauzion! meravilhas ai, quar desse lo cor de dezirier ...
— The Troubadours • H.J. Chaytor



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