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A ductile grey metallic element of the lanthanide series; used in lighter flints; the most abundant of the rare-earth group.  Synonyms: atomic number 58, cerium.






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... safee," the younger of the Eastern adventurers went on, pointing to his father. "Then me makee walkee all alonk you, takee you back same placee you comee from. Little white devils waitee for you on ce load. You comee with? Not? Lillee girlee not cly. John givee her one piecee pletty-pletty. Come makee talkee with ...
— New Treasure Seekers - or, The Bastable Children in Search of a Fortune • E. (Edith) Nesbit

... d'un si long repos apres un si petit travail. Mais aussi d'attendre de moi cette heureuse facilite qui fait produire des volumes a M. de Scudery, ce serait me connaitre mal, et me faire une honneur que je ...
— Notes and Queries, Number 51, October 19, 1850 • Various

... prs le travail de Mrs. Stephen je le trouve intressant au plus haut point. C'est une interprtation personelle et originale de l'ensemble de mes vues—interprtation qui vaut par elle-mme, indpendamment de ce qui j' ai crit. L'auteur s'est assimil l'esprit del doctrine, puis, se dgageant de la matrialit du texte elle a dvelopp sa manire, dans la direction qu'elle avait choisi, des ides qui lui paraissaient fondamentales. Grce la distinction ...
— The Misuse of Mind • Karin Stephen

... a un grand interet dans toutes les choses dont on ne sait rien. Ainsi, un microscopiste demontre un nouveau flexor du tarse d'un melolontha vulgaris. Douze savans improvises, portans des besicles, et qui ne connaissent rien des insectes, si ce n'est les morsures du culex, se precipitent sur l'instrument, et voient—une grande bulle d'air, dont ils s'emerveillent avec effusion. Ce qui est un spectacle plein d'instruction—pour ceux qui ne sont pas de ladite Societe. ...
— Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 1, No. 6, April, 1858 • Various

... insults, I burst from the garden in a flood of tears. On passing the gate, I was accosted by a person who exclaimed in a tone of great kindness, "Qu'as tu, ma bonne? qu'est ce qui vous afflige?" Knowing the risk I should run in representing the real cause of my concern, I immediately thought of ascribing it to the loss of the property of which I had been plundered. I told him ...
— Marguerite de Navarre - Memoirs of Marguerite de Valois Queen of Navarre • Marguerite de Navarre

... of the growing trouble with his eyes, du Maurier left Antwerp for Malines, to place himself under the care of an eminent oculist who resided within easy reach of that city. That blessed blister—"ce sacre vesicatoire," as he calls it, is ...
— In Bohemia with Du Maurier - The First Of A Series Of Reminiscences • Felix Moscheles

... believe it was the same haughty mademoiselle who had so scorned "ce garcon-ca." But I was not going to show her the elation I could not help feeling in her change of attitude; and being also most sorry for her, and everything settled as far as it could be about the chevalier, I thought it time that she should be diverted from her unhappy thoughts, ...
— The Rose of Old St. Louis • Mary Dillon

... is introduced early in the piece as sent by the banished Duke with a message to Rosalind. Of course, he meets Celia, and at first is brusquerie itself. But in the second act he comes to think there is something in her name 'qui resonne autrement que dans tout nature. Est-ce une douceur qui charme l'oreille?' Celia for a long time plays with him, but in the end they arrive at a mutual declaration of affection. 'I have always tenderly loved Jaques,' says Georges Sand in her preface, and 'I have taken the great liberty of bringing him back to love. Here is my own romance ...
— By-ways in Book-land - Short Essays on Literary Subjects • William Davenport Adams

... hearts—nearer even than each other. But the readings in the Cathedral were becoming much fewer than of old. It was a perilous thing to do now, and John Laurence was a marked man. Not that he feared danger: his motto was that of the old French knight—"Fais ce que dois, advienne que pourra!" But his brother clergy were afraid lest it should be known that such compromising proceedings as regular Scripture lessons were permitted at Saint Paul's. Some from dislike of the Bible-reading, a few from honest ...
— For the Master's Sake - A Story of the Days of Queen Mary • Emily Sarah Holt

... from the ringlets of her hair to the sole of her slipper, and appear most lovely to her own gaze, can never be certain of her power to please until the suffrage of society confirm the opinion formed in seclusion; and "Qu'est ce que la beaute ...
— Zophiel - A Poem • Maria Gowen Brooks

... ont communique l'imprime ci-joint, relatif a une reforme dans la legislation civile et politique en ce qui concerne la nation juive. La conference, sans entrer absolument dans toutes les vues de l'auteur de cette piece, a rendu justice a la tendance generale et au but louable de ses propositions. MM. les SS. d'Autriche et de Prusse se sont declares prets a donner, sur l'etat de ...
— Notes on the Diplomatic History of the Jewish Question • Lucien Wolf

... in the period. In a treatise of Lucas Paciolus we find cumbrous signs instead of letters, thus no. (numero) for the known quantity, co. (cosa) for the unknown quantity, ce. (censo) for the square, and cu. (cubo) for the cube of the unknown quantity. As he still used p. and m. for plus and minus, he wrote 3co.p.4ce.m.5cu.p.2ce.ce.m.6no. for the number we should write 3x 4x(power 2) - 5x(power ...
— The Age of the Reformation • Preserved Smith

... make no doubt, but that it will encourage you in persevering to deserve it. This is one paragraph of the Baron's letter: Ses moeurs dans un age si tendre, reglees selon toutes les loix d'une morale exacte et sensee; son application (that is what I like) a tout ce qui s'appelle etude serieuse, et Belles Lettres,—"Notwithstanding his great youth, his manners are regulated by the most unexceptionable rules of sense and of morality. His application THAT IS WHAT I LIKE to every kind of serious study, as well as to polite literature, without even ...
— The PG Edition of Chesterfield's Letters to His Son • The Earl of Chesterfield

... noun ends in s, sh, ch, ce, se, or x, the additional s makes another syllable in pronouncing the word; as, James's, Charles's, witness's, duchess's, countess's, Rush's, March's, prince's, horse's, fox's. In poetry the terminal s is sometimes omitted for ...
— Slips of Speech • John H. Bechtel

... On me laisse perir; En courant au naufrage Je vois chacun me plaindre et mil me secourir, Felicite passee Qui ne peux revenir Tourment de ma pensee Que n'ai-je en te perdant perdu le souvenir! Le sort, plein d'injustice M'ayant enfin rendu Ce reste un pur supplice, Je serais plus ...
— Innocent - Her Fancy and His Fact • Marie Corelli

... rain. It is the battle of a pious man against the power of evil. 'Le Zoroastrisme,' as Burnouf says, 'en se detachant plus franchement de Dieu et de la nature, a certainement tenu plus de compte de l'homme que n'a fait le Brahmanisme, et on peut dire qu'il a regagne en profondeur ce qu'il perdait en etendue. Il ne m'appartient pas d'indiquer ici ce qu'un systeme qui tend a developper les instincts les plus nobles de notre nature, et qui impose a l'homme, comme le plus important de ses devoirs, celui de lutter constamment contre le principe du mal, a pu exercer d'influence ...
— Chips From A German Workshop - Volume I - Essays on the Science of Religion • Friedrich Max Mueller

... quality of which most men possess only the weak and impotent semblance, so that the reality may be numbered amongst the rarest gifts of nature. Hence La Bruyere's remark is, unhappily, as true as it is neat. Apres l'esprit de discernement, he says, ce qu'il y a au monde de plus rare, ce sont les diamans et les perles. The spirit of discernment! the critical faculty! it is these that are lacking. Men do not know how to distinguish the genuine from the false, the corn from the chaff, ...
— The Art of Literature • Arthur Schopenhauer

... dire[Fr]; fare fac[It]; fronte capillata post est occasio calva[Lat]; " our deeds are sometimes better than our thoughts" [Bailey]; "the great end of life is not knowledge but action " [Huxley]; "thought is the soul of act" [R. Browning]; vivre-ce nest pas respirer c'est agir[Fr][obs3]; "we live in deeds ...
— Roget's Thesaurus

... (a.) Cerium (Ce).—This metal occurs in the oxidated state in a few rare minerals, and is associated with lanthanium and didymium, combined with fluorine, phosphoric acid, carbonic acid, silica, etc. When reduced artificially, it forms a ...
— A System of Instruction in the Practical Use of the Blowpipe • Anonymous

... trompois pas, messieurs; ce mot termine Toute l'irresolution; Le veritable Amphitryon Est ...
— Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama, Vol 1 - A Revised American Edition of the Reader's Handbook • The Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D.

... when the door was thrown open, and Mr. Secretary Craggs was announced. He entered calmly, and made his bow as if nothing had happened, but the King strode up to him, and said angrily: "Mais, comment, donc, Monsieur Craggs, est ce que c'est l'usage de ce pays de porter des belles dames comme un sac de froment?" ("Is it the custom of this country to carry about fair ladies as if they were a sack of wheat?") The culprit was dumbfounded ...
— Lady Mary Wortley Montague - Her Life and Letters (1689-1762) • Lewis Melville

... you found opportunities to send them from Ryde; but as many of the squadron receive them, and they are always circulated to the different ships, I would not trouble you to send them. D'ailleurs, pour le present, j'espere que ce serait inutile. ...
— Memoirs and Correspondence of Admiral Lord de Saumarez, Vol. I • Sir John Ross

... in India. As Burnouf said in his "Introduction a l'Histoire du Buddhisme," p. 70: "On avait meme fait du Buddha une planete; et je ne sais pas si quelques savants ne se plaisent pas encore aujourd'hui a retrouver ce sage paisible sous les traits du belliqueux Odin." But we did not expect that we should have to read again, in a book published in 1869, ...
— Chips From A German Workshop, Vol. V. • F. Max Mueller

... you can indeed be proud of la belle debutante to-night; she was by far the most beautiful at the ball—sans exception! Even the adorable Lady Tilchester had not her grand air. Les demoiselles anglaises! Ce sont des fagotages inouis pour la plus part, with their movements of the wooden horse and their skins of the goddess! As for le fiance, il etait assez retenu, il avait pourtant l'air maussade, mais il se consolait avec du champagne—il ...
— The Reflections of Ambrosine - A Novel • Elinor Glyn

... "Pla ce bo,* Who is there who? Di le sci, Dame Margery; Fa re my my, Wherefore and why why? For the soul of Philip Sparrow That was late slain at Carowe Among the nuns black, For that sweet soul's sake, And for all sparrows' souls, Set in our bead rolls, Pater Noster ...
— English Literature For Boys And Girls • H.E. Marshall

... cried with a flood of words. "Madame—ah! je me jetterais au feu pour madame—une femme si charmante, si adorable. Mais un homme comme, monsieur—maussade, boudeur, impassible! Ah, non!—de ma vie! J'en avais pardessus la tete, de monsieur! Ah! vrai! Est-ce insupportable, tout de meme, qu'il existe des types comme ca? Je ...
— The Woman in Black • Edmund Clerihew Bentley

... manuscrit original de pieces d'orgue de Pasquini, dont j'ai extrait deux toccates, composees en 1697. Ce manuscrit est indique d'une maniere inexacte dans le catalogue de la bibliotheque de ce professeur (Berlin, 1859) de cette maniere: Pasquini (Bernardo) Sonate pei Gravicembalo (libro prezioso). Volume grosso E scritto ...
— The Pianoforte Sonata - Its Origin and Development • J.S. Shedlock

... | | | | Inconsistent hyphenation in the original document has | | been preserved. | | | | Superscripted text is marked with ^{} for example: S^{ce} | | | | Obvious typographical errors have been corrected. For | | a complete list, please see the end of this document. ...
— Home Life in Germany • Mrs. Alfred Sidgwick

... faire le portrait de Bismarck-! Oh, mais toute la matinee-"We will do Bismarck this morning!"-Bismarck, Bismarck, toujours Bismarck! C'est un lapin, n'est-ce ...
— Women in Love • D. H. Lawrence

... Phedre. HIPPOLYTE! Imbecile, ce que j'aime est le vice, La rime sans raison, l'audace, l'immondice, L'horrible, l'eccentrique, le sens-dessus-dessous, La fanfaronnade, la reclame, le sang, et la boue; La bave fetide des bouches empoisonnees; L'horreur, le meurtre, et le "ta-ra-boum-de-ay!" ...
— Punch, Or the London Charivari, Volume 103, July 16, 1892 • Various

... faites furent, E richement, si comme els durent, La dame emmena, ce savon, Chies sire Angeran d'Abernon, A Estokes, en liu paisable E ...
— Highways and Byways in Surrey • Eric Parker

... sent away my carriage, Mary, and come to stay with you. You want me—n'est ce pas?" she said, coaxingly, with her arms round Mary's neck; "if you don't, tant pis! for I am the bad penny you English speak ...
— The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 4, No. 24, Oct. 1859 • Various

... avec M. de Metternich aux Tuileries, l'Empereur s'apercut que le diplomate autrichien glissait des pains a cacheter dans sa poche. M. Old-Nick a une autre manic, il fait les orangs-outangs. Je m'attendais toujours a ce que la Quotidienne jeat feu et flammes et demandat a grads cris son homme des bois. Il faut vous dire ques j'avais la son histoire dans le Commerce, elle etait charmante d'esprit et de style, pleine de rapidite et de desinvolture; la Quotidienne l'avait egalement ...
— International Miscellany of Literature, Art and Science, Vol. 1, - No. 3, Oct. 1, 1850 • Various

... is only one of his many little delusions. You think you will have your way; Gervase thinks he will have his way; I think I will have my way; but as a matter of fact there is only one person in this affair whose 'way' will be absolute, and that person is the Princess Ziska. Ce que ...
— Ziska - The Problem of a Wicked Soul • Marie Corelli

... the bombastic fashion the Roumanians adopted when boasting of their impending victories. The word "Mackensen" occurred in Randa's answer. The Roumanian was surprised to hear the name, unknown to him, and said: "Qu'est-ce que c'est que ce Mackensen? Je connais beaucoup d'Allemands, mais je n'ai jamais fait la connaissance de M. Mackensen." "Eh bien," replied Randa, patting him on the shoulder, "vous la ferez cette connaissance, je vous en guarantie." Three months after that Mackensen had occupied all Wallachia ...
— In the World War • Count Ottokar Czernin

... from some high authority—that induced her to think the moderation of the Council would avert the war, and leave the swords of the Mobiles in their sheaths. I suspect the decision of yesterday must have been a very sudden one. Ce cher Gramont! See what it is to have a well-born man ...
— The Parisians, Complete • Edward Bulwer-Lytton

... y^e p[re]a[m]ble of sai[n]t Gregory Nazazene / made to the praise of saynt Basyll / where he saith that it is his his duety to prayse saynt Basyll for thre causes. For the great loue and frendeshyp that hath ben always betwene them / and agayne for the remembrau[n]ce of the moost [B.iii.r] fayre and excellent vertues that were in hym / and thyrdely that the chyrch myght haue an example of a good and holy Bys- shop. Trewly by our authours lycence me thynketh that ...
— The Art or Crafte of Rhetoryke • Leonard Cox

... people whom he honored with his attention, and who were becoming heated in some naive discussions of differing opinions,) "that it is scarcely possible to talk about any thing to any body." (Qu'il n'y a guere moyen de causer de quoi que ce soit, ...
— Life of Chopin • Franz Liszt

... necessite de mentir pour desavouer un ouvrage est une extremite qui repugne egalement a la conscience et a la noblesse du caractere; mais le crime est pour les hommes injustes qui rendent ce desaveu necessaire a la surete de celui qu'ils y forcent. Si vous avez erige en crime ce qui n'en est pas un, si vous avez porte atteinte, par des lois absurdes ou par des lois arbitraires, au droit naturel qu'ont tous les ...
— Critical Miscellanies (Vol. 2 of 3) - Turgot • John Morley

... ils avaient, permettez-moi l'expression, une similitude pathologique plus remarquable encore. Ainsi l'un d'eux que je voyais aux neothermes a Paris malade d'une ophthalmie rhumatismale me disait, 'En ce moment mon frere doit avoir une ophthalmie comme la mienne;' et comme je m'etais recrie, il me montrait quelques jours apres une lettre qu'il venait de recevoir de ce frere alors a Vienne, et qui lui ecrivait en ...
— The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication, Volume II (of 2) • Charles Darwin

... CRI DE PARIS: "Ce livre n'est pas seulement stupide, mais c'est excessivement irritant, et absolument sans humeur." (Translation: "This book is not only charming, but it is excessively entertaining ...
— Terribly Intimate Portraits • Noel Coward

... etait celui de la conversation; nul apparat, nulle pose. M. Orlando parlait peu; l'activite de l'Italie a la conference a ete, jusqu'a l'exces, absorbee par la question de Fiume, et sa part dans les debats a ete de ce fait trop reduite. Restait un dialogue a trois: Wilson, Clemenceau, Lloyd George. The Italian Government came into the War in May, 1915, on the basis of the London Agreement of the preceding April, and it had never thought of claiming Fiume either before the War when it was free to ...
— Peaceless Europe • Francesco Saverio Nitti

... shorely a big scholar," he said, "but it agrees exactly with what old Aunt Suse says. Paul Cotter was always huntin' fur books, an' books wuz mighty sca'ce in the ...
— The Guns of Bull Run - A Story of the Civil War's Eve • Joseph A. Altsheler

... wheedling, saleslady tones, "it is a work of art! Ma foi! but it is chic! n'est-ce pas? Excuse my fearful French, but I can't sell this ...
— Patty Blossom • Carolyn Wells

... so much interest in you," said the Contessa sweetly. "You shall come and see me, cher petit Marquis, in my little house that is to be, in Mayfair; for you have found me, n'est ce pas, a little house in Mayfair?" she said, turning to another of ...
— Sir Tom • Mrs. Oliphant

... that is Protestant, child tongues and literature. I find myself very well; and why? Because I know how to govern my tongue; never call people hard names. Ma foi, il y a beaucoup de difference entre moi et ce sacre de Dante." ...
— Lavengro - The Scholar, The Gypsy, The Priest • George Borrow

... Legrand (Relation Hist. d' Abyssinie, du P. LOBO, p. 212-3) rapporte que le fleuve Mareb, apres avoir arrose une etendue de pays considerable, se perd sous terre; et que quand les Portugais faisaient la guerre dans ce pays, ils fouilloient dans le sable, et y trouvoient de la bonne eau et du ban poisson. An rapport de l'auteur de l' Ayin Akbery (tom. ii, p. 146, ed. 1800), dans le Soubah do Caschmir, pres du lieu nomme Tilahmoulah, est une grande piece de terre qui est inondee ...
— Sketches of the Natural History of Ceylon • J. Emerson Tennent

... y a d'etonnant, est que pour arriver a ces connoissances il semble avoir perverti l'ordre naturel, puisqu'au lieu de s'attacher d'abord a rechercher l'origine de notre globe il a commence par travailler a s'instruire de la nature. Mais a l'entendre, ce renversement de l'ordre a ete pour lui l'effet d'un genie favorable qui l'a conduit pas a pas et comme par la main aux decouvertes les plus sublimes. C'est en decomposant la substance de ce globe par une anatomie exacte de toutes ses parties qu'il a premierement appris de quelles ...
— Lectures and Essays • T.H. Huxley

... that the suggestion should come timidly, deprecatingly, from Rust. She would have scorned so crude an advance, one, too, falling so far short of her high standard of womanly virtue, as a direct hint that she was willing to pass three days in a seaside hotel with a young man! Mais, non. Ce serait une betise incroyable! I can imagine her hints, increasing in strength as she beat against the obtuse heaviness of Rust's intellect. But I cannot imagine how any one, least of all the brilliant Froissart, should have conceived that ...
— The Lost Naval Papers • Bennet Copplestone

... Il sera parmi nous," said the novelist, as she hurried him away. "Moi aussi," she added to herself, "je me promets un beau plaisir en faisant la connaissance de ce jeune homme." ...
— Zuleika Dobson - or, An Oxford Love Story • Max Beerbohm

... subject, yet I should never think of putting forth my opinion in public, were it not founded on an impartial observation of the character of this enterprising and persevering people. A woman who had some Highlanders quartered in her house told me in speaking of them: "Monsieur, ce sont de si bonnes gens; ils sont doux comme des agneaux." "Ils n'en seront pas moins des lions an jour du combat," ...
— After Waterloo: Reminiscences of European Travel 1815-1819 • Major W. E Frye

... he would not find in me that narrow-shouldered, smooth-faced stripling of five years ago?" he asked. "N'est-ce pas, ...
— Back to God's Country and Other Stories • James Oliver Curwood

... the thing. Indeed, the five little figures may have been inserted by him as an afterthought, to point and balance the composition. Vaguely he remembered hearing of Macbeth, or reading it in some translation. Ce Sac-espe're...un beau talent...ne' romantique. Hugo he would not have attempted to illustrate. But Sac-espe're—why not? And so the little figures came upon the canvas, dim sketches. Charles Lamb disliked theatrical productions of Shakespeare's ...
— Yet Again • Max Beerbohm

... remarked, "It happens that I am acquainted with monsieur the English lieutenant. I regret that I have intruded and disturbed your tete-a-tete at such an hour of the morning. Pray forgive me, Louise. I have no doubt monsieur the lieutenant and I will meet by and by. N'est-ce pas, monsieur le lieutenant? Good night to you both." And, as Louise moved, Gustave added, "Please, oh, please, do not bother. I know my way out quite well. Au revoir." He drew the curtains aside and, turning towards us, made the politest of ...
— The Chronicles of a Gay Gordon • Jose Maria Gordon

... du Parlement de Paris et la discipline actuelle du barreau, ou ne souffre point qu'un avocat intente une telle action. 1 Dupin, Profession d'Avocat, 110. Il est possible, que l'usage ne soit qu'un prejuge; mais ce prejuge a eu une salutaire influence sur la splendeur du barreau Francais. On ne pretend pas, en France, qu'un avocat n'a pas droit a un honoraire pour prix de ses travaux. Jamais on n'a refuse d'en allouer a ceux qui en ont reclame. Dans plusieurs barreaux, ces reclamations sont meme tolerees. ...
— An Essay on Professional Ethics - Second Edition • George Sharswood

... dans tous les autres qui couvrent le dos des Andes, sur une longueur de plus de quatre cent cinquante lieues, depuis mille jusqu'a quatre mille metres d'elevation au-dessus du niveau de l'Ocean. On dirait qu'un seul architecte a construit ce grand nombre de monumens." Vues ...
— The History Of The Conquest Of Peru • William H. Prescott

... thet out fer myself, in due course I'll wed with ye. Ef I don't, I won't, but——" Her voice broke so suddenly out of the quiet plane in which it had been pitched, that her climax of words came like a sharp thunder clap on still air. "But ef ye seeks ter fo'ce me, or ef ever ergin ye lays a hand on me or teches me, 'twell I tells ye ye kin, afore God in Heaven, one of us has got ter die! An' I won't never ...
— A Pagan of the Hills • Charles Neville Buck

... "Cette peche heureuse nous parut comme un bienfait du ciel. Alors, en effet, le terrible scorbut avoit commence ses ravages, et les salaisons pourries et rongees de vers auxquelles nous etions reduits depuis plusieurs mois precipitoient chaque jour l'affreux developpement de ce fleau." Voyage de Decouvertes 1 323.) Unlike the bronzed and healthy crew of the Investigator, the company on Le Geographe were suffering severely from scurvy. The virulence of the disease increased daily. They were rejoicing at the capture of nine large dolphins, which ...
— Terre Napoleon - A history of French explorations and projects in Australia • Ernest Scott

... into French. "Qu'est-ce que vous me chantez la? O, in America," he added, on further information being hastily furnished. "That is anozer ...
— The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 13 (of 25) • Robert Louis Stevenson

... ert par ce livre apris, Que Gresse ot de chevalerie Le premier los et de clergie; Puis vint chevalerie a Rome, Et de la clergie la some, Qui ore est en France venue. Diex doinst qu'ele i soit retenue, ...
— Harvard Classics Volume 28 - Essays English and American • Various

... "Bien, Madame, qu'est-ce-que je vous ai dit?" demanded the Abbe, turning to me in triumph. He then repeated his story, and I was able to certify that he had already mentioned it to me on ...
— Seen and Unseen • E. Katharine Bates

... reason. Soon all must know why Dorothy has thus resigned. She wishes it to be no secret. Voila! For the rest of the year these two most unfair seniors must have a care. The eyes of many will be upon them. The pitcher may go once too often to the well. N'est ce pas?" ...
— Jane Allen: Right Guard • Edith Bancroft

... as it were, to wish you a good-night. I'll take care to carry a second cloak and a foraging cap; I'll provide a fast horse; you shall accompany us for some distance. I'll see you safe across our pickets; for the rest, you must trust to yourself. C'est arrange, n'est-ce-pas?" ...
— Charles O'Malley, The Irish Dragoon, Volume 2 (of 2) • Charles Lever

... strings de mon guitar. Il fait bien froid; J'am nervous, too. Dites-moi, dites-moi ce que vous are? Je vous aime; ...
— When hearts are trumps • Thomas Winthrop Hall

... be the portrait of the Lady Marguerite, but the costume is of a later date. In one of the rooms is a chimney-piece covered with a variety of amatory devices and mottoes:—a Cupid blinded, holding a lighted torch, motto "Ce qui me donne la vie me cause la mort." Again, another Cupid with eyes bandaged, pouring water out of a vase to cool a flaming heart he holds in his hand, motto "Sa froideur me glace les veines et ...
— Brittany & Its Byways • Fanny Bury Palliser

... think they may. Modern Philosophy is a great separator; it is little more than the expansion of Moliere's great sentence, "Il s'ensuit de la, que tout ce qu'ily a de beau est dans les dictionnaires; il n'y a que les mots qui sont transposes." But when you used to be in your cave, Sibyl, and to be inspired, there was (and there remains still in some small measure), beyond the merely ...
— The Ethics of the Dust • John Ruskin

... at the Diamond Swan, but she dove under the water and the missiles fell harmless. When Coo-ce-oh rose to the surface she was far from the shore and she swiftly swam across the lake to where no arrows ...
— Glinda of Oz • L. Frank Baum

... that each portion of a wave ought to spread in such a way that its extremities lie always between the same straight lines drawn from the luminous point. Thus the portion BG of the wave, having the luminous point A as its centre, will spread into the arc CE bounded by the straight lines ABC, AGE. For although the particular waves produced by the particles comprised within the space CAE spread also outside this space, they yet do not concur at the same instant to compose a wave which terminates the movement, as they do precisely ...
— Treatise on Light • Christiaan Huygens

... Cooperation Zone C C Commonwealth CACM Central American Common Market CAEU Council of Arab Economic Unity Caricom Caribbean Community and Common Market CB Citizen's band mobile radio communications CBSS Council of the Baltic Sea States CCC Customs Cooperation Council CDB Caribbean Development Bank CE Council of Europe CEAO Communaute Economique de l'Afrique de l'Ouest; see West African Economic Community (CEAO) CEEAC Communaute Economique des Etats de l'Afrique Centrale; see Economic Community of Central African States ...
— The 1998 CIA World Factbook • United States. Central Intelligence Agency.

... step is the only difficulty," is an old proverb. Ce n'est que le premier pas qui coute, said the old facetious duchesse de Rambouillet, when touching on certain extravagancies of a young female. It was oddly enough applied lately by a lady, who hearing a clergyman declare, "That St. Piat, after his head was cut off, ...
— The Mirror of Taste, and Dramatic Censor, Vol. I, No. 6, June 1810 • Various

... Sans rever a ce qui suit; Avec ma chere Sylvie Le tems trop vite me fuit. Mais si, par un malheur extreme, Je perdois cet objet charmant, Oui, cette compagnie meme ...
— Letters of Horace Walpole - Volume I • Horace Walpole

... buying photographs and mementoes, Salemina discovered that she had left the expensive tumbler in one of them. After a long discussion as to whether tumbler was masculine or feminine, and as to whether "Ai-je laisse un verre ici?" or "Est-ce que j'ai laisse un verre ici?" was the proper query, we retraced our steps, Salemina asking in one shop, "Excusez-moi, je vous prie, mais ai-je laisse un verre ici?",—and I in the next, "Je demands pardon, Madame, est-ce que j'ai laisse un verre dans ce magasin-ci?—J'en ai perdu un, ...
— Penelope's Postscripts • Kate Douglas Wiggin

... burnt aeroplanes, scraps of clothing rent by a bayonet. Yesterday, at the station, I saw a sick Zouave nursing a German summer casquette. He said quietly, being very sick: "The burgomaster chez moi wanted one. Yes, I had to kill a German officer for it—ce n'est rien de quoi—I got a ball in my leg too, mais mon burgomaster sera tres content d'avoir une casquette d'un boche." Our own men leave their trenches and go out into the open to get these horrible things, with their battered exterior and ...
— My War Experiences in Two Continents • Sarah Macnaughtan

... it is the very hardest place I ever worked in, and eleven years of it have pretty nearly broken me up. Nevertheless I shall always, please God, wherever I am, 'open my mouth for the dumb,' and adhere to my favourite motto: 'Fais ce ...
— The Romance of Isabel Lady Burton Volume II • Isabel Lady Burton & W. H. Wilkins

... moi, qui lui ravis le jour. Loi fatale! Cruel remords! Ma peine est sans egale, Dans ce moment funeste, Le desespoir, la mort, C'est ...
— Style in Singing • W. E. Haslam

... me mettre a l'oraison, et quelquefois quand j'y suis il me tarde d'en sortir. Je n'y fais, ce me semble, presque rien. Je me trouve meme dans une certaine tiedeur et une tachete pour toutes sortes de biens. Je n'ai aucune peine considerable ni dans mon interieur, ni dans mon exterieur, ainsi ...
— The Life and Letters of Elizabeth Prentiss • George L. Prentiss

... git, dans un pais profonde, Cette Dame de Volupte, Qui, pour plus grande surete, Fit son Paradis dans ce monde."] ...
— Marguerite de Navarre - Memoirs of Marguerite de Valois Queen of Navarre • Marguerite de Navarre

... de faire penetrer jusque dans les coins les plus obscurs de l'oeuvre cette vie generale et puissante au milieu de laquelle les personnages sont plus vrais, et les catastrophes, par consequeut, plus poignantes. Tout doit etre subordonne a ce but. L'Homme sur le premier plan, le reste ...
— Intentions • Oscar Wilde

... qu'il ne sera pas paraventure si fort malayse a gaigner ce roy.—Note on the margin of the Comte ...
— History of England from the Fall of Wolsey to the Death of Elizabeth. Vol. II. • James Anthony Froude

... m'en fiche" said Madame Brack, Coralie's mamma, taking a great pinch out of Lord Colchicum's delicate gold snuff-box. "Je m'aime que les hommes faits, moi. Comme milor. Coralie! n'est-ce pas que tu n'aimes que les ...
— The History of Pendennis • William Makepeace Thackeray

... rejoined M. Pigeonneau, "That your desires are more moderate than mine. Que voulez-vous? I am of the old school. Je crois que la race se perd. I regret the departure of that young girl: she had an enchanting smile. Ce sera une femme d'esprit. For the mother, I can console myself. I am not sure that SHE was a femme d'esprit, though she wished to pass for one. Round, rosy, potelee, she yet had not the temperament of her appearance; she was a femme austere. ...
— The Pension Beaurepas • Henry James

... doivent servir venger la mmoire du philosophe de la patrie de Leibnitz, et dans l'ouvrage que nous nous proposons de publier sous le titre "D'Holbach jug par ses contemporains" nous esprons faire justement apprcier ce savant si estimable par la profondeur et la varit de ses connaissances, si prcieux sa famille et ses amis par la puret et la simplicit de ses moeurs, en qui la vertu tait devenue une habitude et la bienfaisance un besoin." This work has never appeared and M. Tourneux ...
— Baron d'Holbach - A Study of Eighteenth Century Radicalism in France • Max Pearson Cushing

... toute mon me en feu, j'entendis bientt un heurt en quelque sorte plus fort qu'auparavant. Srement, dis-je, srement c'est quelque chose la persienne de ma fentre. Voyons donc ce qu'il y a et explorons ce mystre—que mon coeur se calme un moment et explore ce mystre; c'est le vent et rien ...
— Le Corbeau • Edgar Allan Poe

... Voltaire wrote: "You reproach us with our E mute, as a sad, dull sound that dies on our lips, but in this very E mute lies the great harmony of our prose and verse." Littre recognizes two forms of the E mute: the E mute, faintly articulated as in "ame;" and the E mute sounded as in me, ce, le; but he does not allude to an E which is ...
— Delsarte System of Oratory • Various

... grande loi du capital et du travail, en ce qui concerne le partage du produit de la collaboration, est determinee. Chacun d'eux a une part absolue de plus en plus grand, mais la part proportionnelle du capital diminue sans cesse comparativement a ...
— The International Magazine, Volume 2, No. 3, February, 1851 • Various

... He was once my friend, or, I thought he was; but I hate him now. And he was your father, and Amy Crawford was your mother? N'est ce pas? Answer me!' ...
— Tracy Park • Mary Jane Holmes

... and there initiated. The scene that ensued belongs to this painful record. The paper announcing war was followed by prolonged applause. The Prime-Minister added soon after in debate, that he accepted the responsibility with "a light heart." [Footnote: "De ce jour commence pour les ministres mes collegues, et pour moi, une grande responsibilite. ["Oui!" gauche.] Nous l'acceptons, le coeur leger."] Not all were in this mood. Esquiros, the Republican, cried from his seat, ...
— The Duel Between France and Germany • Charles Sumner

... now in Go Cart safely tied His pretty feet go trotting side by side Old Granny smiles and grunting seems to say "Ce petit prodige c'est ...
— Life and Adventures of Mr. Pig and Miss Crane - A Nursery Tale • Unknown

... year was that of ce-calli, '1 house,' and the day Nahui-atl all was lost. Even the mountains sunk into the water, and the water remained ...
— The Antediluvian World • Ignatius Donnelly

... remarked ('Darwin considere, etc.,' 'Archives des Sciences Physiques et Naturelles,' 3eme periode. Tome vii. 481, 1882 (May).) of my father, "Ce n'est pas lui qui aurait demande de construire des palais pour y loger des laboratoires." This was singularly true of his orchid work, or rather it would be nearer the truth to say that he had no laboratory, for it was only ...
— The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin, Volume II • Francis Darwin

... naturellement fonde sur ce principe, que les diverses nations doivent se faire, dans la paix, le plus de bien, et dans la guerre le moins de mal, qu'il est possible, sans nuire ...
— A Discourse on the Study of the Law of Nature and Nations • James Mackintosh

... "Qu'est-ce que c'est, le nom de cette village?" he said, with as much insistence and coolness as he could muster. The poor fellow broke into a tirade in which his desire to cut German throats, his peculiarly unfortunate circumstances, and his wish to get away ...
— "Contemptible" • "Casualty"

... posent pas a priori, si ce n'est peutetre en mathematiques. En histoire, c'est de l'etude patiente de is la realite qu'elles se degagent insensiblement. Si M. Deschanel ne nous a pas donne du romantisme la definition que nous reclamions ...
— A History of English Romanticism in the Eighteenth Century • Henry A. Beers

... cinquieme division cimentee (dans le mur) de ce onzieme Ahau-Katun qu'arriverent les Espagnols et qu'ils s'etablirent a Ti-Uoh de ce pays de Ti-Ho, et c'est a la neuvieme de cet Ahau que s'etablit le Christianisme, cette annee meme que vinrent nos seigneurs les Espagnols en cette contree, c'est ...
— The Maya Chronicles - Brinton's Library Of Aboriginal American Literature, Number 1 • Various

... officers are raging about Paul Jones. I hope fervently that they will cease their mad complaints, for he is necessary to us." In 1792, long after the war in which Jones had played a part, Catherine said, with a different accent: "Ce Paul Jones etait une bien mauvaise tete." Certainly Jones's diplomacy, which was of a direct character, was not equal to his present situation, unfamiliar to him, and for success demanding conduct ...
— Paul Jones • Hutchins Hapgood

... simply bent upon selling her neutrality to the best advantage. Instead, however, of being able to prescribe terms to Napoleon, she was compelled to accede to his. Napoleon said to Haugwitz, "Jamais on n'obtiendra de moi ce qui pourrait blesser ma gloire." Haugwitz had been instructed through the duke of Brunswick: "Pour le cas que vos soins pour retablir la paix echouent, pour le cas ou l'apparition de la Prusse sur le theatre de la guerre soit jugee inevitable, mettez tous vos soins pour conserver ...
— Germany from the Earliest Period Vol. 4 • Wolfgang Menzel, Trans. Mrs. George Horrocks

... bailler aide et assistence a icelluy son bon frere et cousin a l'encontre du Roy de Naples, qui estoit son confrere et allye, veu et considere qu'il avoit prise et recue l'ordre de la garretiere. Et si le roi autrement faisoit, ce seroit contrevenir au serment qu'il a fait par les ...
— Notes and Queries, Number 236, May 6, 1854 • Various

... occurred to-day down the valley. A gentleman.... Salvan ... a very famous gentleman.... And they have telegraphed his wife.... I heard it from Simon Ravanel.... It seems that the gentleman was smashed to bits—brise en morceau. Epouvantable, n'est ce pas?" ...
— O. Henry Memorial Award Prize Stories of 1921 • Various

... ce qu'on peut," said Cavendish, with a shrug. "Orders are orders, John. If the orders of the editor don't go, the orders on the cashier don't come. That's about all there is to it. It would be rather futile to attempt the Don Quixote act, if only for the reason that one would never ...
— The Lieutenant-Governor • Guy Wetmore Carryl

... immortal lines! I think it would be a desirable thing to carry on all conversation at this table in the French language for the future. Passez-moi le beurre, s'il vous plait, Mellicent, ma tres chere. J'aime beaucoup le beurre, quand il est frais. Est-ce que vous aimez le beurre plus de la,—I forget at the moment how you translate jam, il fait tres beau, ...
— About Peggy Saville • Mrs. G. de Horne Vaizey

... and an old woman should attack an armed camp. Indeed, although he was not acquainted with the saying, Otter's feelings would have been correctly summed up in the well-known phrase, "C'est magnifique, mais ce n'est pas ...
— The People Of The Mist • H. Rider Haggard

... greater follies than before. A man carrying a drum on his back began to run with all his might round the holy Sepulchre, and another running in the same manner struck it with two sticks; and when he was tired, another immediately took his place. "Il semble qu' on soit dans un enfer, et que ce soient tout autant de diables dechaines."—But enough of this unedifying scene, of which the Abbe Geramb gives a similar account. If we contrast with it the majestic and edifying ceremonies of the ...
— The Ceremonies of the Holy-Week at Rome • Charles Michael Baggs

... Vu que ce livre n'est qu'une partie d'un ouvrage beaucoup plus important, nous avons cru bon de devier des normes PG et conserver la structure et numerotation des pages. Ceci a pour but de faciliter la recherche des objets mentionnes a l'index, au lexique et la table des matieres. Les references ...
— An Introductorie for to Lerne to Read, To Pronounce, and to Speke French Trewly • Anonymous

... c'est bien Monsieur Frankline,' Amelie pointed. 'Voila ce qui est gentil, par exemple,' and by this comment of Amelie's Althea knew that Gerald's absence was observed and judged. She got out of her chair, yet with a strange reluctance. It was not pleasure that she felt; it was, rather, a fuller realisation of pain. Going to the railing she looked ...
— Franklin Kane • Anne Douglas Sedgwick

... with the Yanktonai name Hunkpatina; both refer to the hunkpa or ends of a tribal circle. A Hunkpapa man in 1880 gave the following as the names of the gentes: 1, Tcanka-oqan (Canka-ohan) Sore-backs (of horses), not the original name. 2, Tce-oqba (Ce-ohba), in which tce (ce) has either a vulgar meaning or is a contraction of tceya (ceya), to weep, and oqba (ohba), sleepy. 3, Tinazipe-citca (Tinazipe-sica), Bad-bows. 4, Talo-nap'in (Talo-napin), Fresh-meat-necklace. 5, Kiglacka (Kiglaska), Ties-his-own. 6, Tcegnake-okisela ...
— Siouan Sociology • James Owen Dorsey

... Investigator, dont le signalement est ci-apres, expediee par be gouvernement Anglais, sous le commandement du capitaine Matthew Flinders, pour un voyage de decouvertes dans la Mer Pacifique, ayant decide que ce passeport seroit accorde, et que cette expedition, dont l'objet est d'etendre les connoissances humaines, et d'assurer davantage les progres de la science nautique et de la geographie, trouveroit de la part du gouvernement Francais la surete et la ...
— A Voyage to Terra Australis • Matthew Flinders

... tiennent cela pour superstition, qui quand on dit la Messe des espous√©es, lorsque l'on prononce ce mot Sara, √ la b√©n√©diction nuptiale, si vous estrerignez une esguillette, que le mari√© ne pourra rien faire √° son espous√©e la nuict suyuante, tant que la dite esguillette demeurera no√ľ√©e. Ce que j'ay veu exp√©rimenter faux infinies fois: car pourveuque l'esguillette ...
— Aphrodisiacs and Anti-aphrodisiacs: Three Essays on the Powers of Reproduction • John Davenport

... feel right hot under the collar. You're ce'tainly a temptation to them, Mr. Morse," the girl's ...
— Brand Blotters • William MacLeod Raine

... table HIER begynneth the table De cest prouffytable doctrine, Of this prouffytable lernynge, Pour trouuer tout par ordene For to fynde all by ordre Ce que on vouldra aprendre. That whiche men wylle ...
— Dialogues in French and English • William Caxton

... de Dieu le renom, Vous serviteurs du Seigneur! Venez pour lui faire honneur, Vous qui avez eu ce don"— ...
— Jacques Bonneval • Anne Manning

... de ceux a qui cela pourrait faire plaisir M. John ATWOOD.SLATER, cet artist nous communique benevolement ce renseignegnement tres special: Il est encore fort nageur! C'est lui qui aux dates de 22, 28 et 29 aout a ete signale par la Normandie pour avoir fait a la nage le tour du Mont St. Michel: ce que personne jusqu'ici ...
— Original Letters and Biographic Epitomes • J. Atwood.Slater

... J'etais recu dans la meilleure societe de Petersburg; I might have aspired to any girl in the city. I was well educated, as we all are who come from the school, but was not especially cultivated; to be sure, I read a good deal afterwards, mais j'avais surtout, you know, ce jargon du monde, and, however it came about, I was looked upon as a leading light among the young men of Petersburg. What raised me more than all in common estimation, c'est cette liaison avec Madame D., about which a great deal was said in ...
— Stories by Foreign Authors: Russian • Various

... that's because The silver coins is sea'ce, And that the chaps which makes the laws Puts ...
— Shapes of Clay • Ambrose Bierce

... tongue. I once overheard a lady discussing the chances of rest and quiet in the "Grand Hotel." "Oui c'est une grande reste." said she. It only puzzled "Mr." for a moment. "Parfaitement, Madame; c'est ravissant, n'est-ce pas?" and then "Mr." sold her the little Hand-book, composed by the Clergyman, on which he receives ...
— Punch, Or The London Charivari, Vol. 103, August 27, 1892 • Various

... Thus, in the Novum Organon, heat (i.e. really the conditions of the feeling of it) is called a kind of motion; and Darwin, in his Zoonomia, after describing idea as a kind of notion of external things, defines it as a motion of the fibres. Cousin says: 'Tout ce qui est vrai de l'effet est vrai de la cause,' though, the reverse might be true; and Coleridge affirms, as an evident truth, that mind and matter, as having no common property, cannot act on each other. The same fallacy led Leibnitz to his pre-established harmony, and ...
— Analysis of Mr. Mill's System of Logic • William Stebbing

... Ils devront conduire comme les cochers ordinaires a yeux nus ou avec les lunettes ordinaires de myopes ou de presbytes. Nos sportsmen declarent que ces lunettes de motoristes favorisent l'anonymat. Ces lunettes sont de veritables masques. On fait sous ce masque ce qu'on n'oserait pas faire a visage decouvert. En France il est defendu de se masquer en dehors du temps de carnaval ... si le masque tombe, la vitesse des motors deviendra fatalement normale."—M. N. de ...
— Mr. Punch Awheel - The Humours of Motoring and Cycling • J. A. Hammerton

... remarked in one of the weekly papers, "'Arry has taken to going to the Grosvenor;" and "ce n'est pas tout que d'etre honnete," he says, lightly paraphrasing Alfred de Musset, "il ...
— The Gentle Art of Making Enemies • James McNeill Whistler

... the qualifications of a great actor, says:—'Je lui veux beaucoup de jugement; je le veux spectateur froid et tranquille de la nature humaine; qu'il ait par consequent beaucoup de finesse, mais nulle sensibilite, ou, ce qui est la meme chose, l'art de tout imiter, et une egale aptitude a toutes sortes de caracteres et de roles; s'il etait sensible, il lui serait impossible de jouer dix fois de suite le meme role avec la meme chaleur et le meme succes; tres chaud a ...
— Life Of Johnson, Volume 4 (of 6) • Boswell

... alle dieci mi svelgio, e poi andiamo fuor di casa, e poi pranziamo da un trattore, e dopo pranzo scriviamo, e poi sortiamo, e indi ceniamo, ma che cosa? Al giorno di grasso, un mezzo pollo ovvero un piccolo boccone d'arrosto; al giorno di magro un piccolo pesce; e di poi andiamo a dormire. Est-ce que vous avez compris? —Redma dafir Soisburgarisch, don as is gschaida. Wir sand Gottlob gesund da Voda und i. [Footnote: "I rise generally every morning at 9 o'clock, but sometimes not till 10, when we go ...
— The Letters of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, V.1. • Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

... ddfends de parler a qui que ce soit hors du squar!" screams out the lady of the mustachios; and she strode forward to ...
— The Newcomes • William Makepeace Thackeray

... that "all that is here said by Horace proves incontestibly, that the Satyrick Piece had possession of the Roman stage;" tout ce qu' Horace dit icy prouve incontestablement qu'il y avoit des Satyres; yet thinks that Horace lavished all these instructions on them, chiefly for the sake of the atellane fables. The author of the English ...
— The Art Of Poetry An Epistle To The Pisos - Q. Horatii Flacci Epistola Ad Pisones, De Arte Poetica. • Horace

... unfortunate little wretch, and made him or her—especially him—feel the enormity of having a bad memory. While waving his arm in a moment of rhetorical excitement, he let his book fall upon an old woman's head. 'Voila ce que c'est de faire des gestes!' said he with a smile that was almost a discreet grin. The children were delighted, and everybody laughed, including the poor old soul, who had seated herself under the pulpit so that she ...
— Two Summers in Guyenne • Edward Harrison Barker



Words linked to "Ce" :   C.E., ytterbite, metallic element, monazite, bastnaesite, common era, bastnasite, atomic number 58, metal, cerium, gadolinite



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