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Quotes of carte

  1. In French literature, you can choose a la carte in Spanish literature, there is only the set meal. – Jose Bergamin
  2. I am hoping to film another ad in the summer for Carte Noire. – David Ginola
  3. No one wants to abandon the Israelis. But I think the perception is, and I think it's probably an accurate perception, that the tail is leading the dog- that we are giving the Israelis carte blanche ability to exercise whatever they want to do in their area. – Michael Scheuer

Usage examples for carte

  1. As Sir Thomas Elder allowed me carte blanche, I began a fresh journey with this object. – Australia Twice Traversed, The Romance of Exploration Australia Twice Traversed. The Romance Of Exploration, Being A Narrative Compiled From The Journals Of Five Exploring Expeditions Into And Through Central South Australia, And Western Australia, From 1 by Ernest Giles
  2. I do not object to the nicest of suppers, but prefer that the Browns be not on the carte de menu. – Barriers Burned Away by E. P. Roe
  3. Her husband always besought her to do anything on earth she wished in her own home, rather in the same way that one would give an intelligent canary carte blanche about the decoration of what was supposed to be its cage. – Bird of Paradise by Ada Leverson
  4. I give you carte blanche-" " The man is dying, Prince Gregoriev. – The Genius by Margaret Horton Potter
  5. This corps had its headquarters at Komati Poort, under Major Steinacker, to whom was probably entrusted the task of guarding the Portuguese frontier, and he must have been given carte blanche as regards his mode of operation. – My Reminiscences of the Anglo-Boer War by Ben Viljoen
  6. By these means you ensure the best cookery and a faultless carte – Routledge's Manual of Etiquette by George Routledge
  7. He is a good Catholic and very firm in his purpose, but is so much opposed by his own party, that if I had not so stimulated him by hopes of his own grandeur, he would have grown desperate- such small means has he of maintaining his party- and, it is to be feared, he would have made arrangements with Bearne, who offers him carte blanche. – History of the United Netherlands, 1592-94 by John Lothrop Motley
  8. His like- minded contemporary, Carte ruined the prospects of his history by letting out his belief in the royal power of curing by touch. – English Literature and Society in the Eighteenth Century by Leslie Stephen
  9. I am to have carte blanche, yes? – The Happy Family by Bertha Muzzy Bower
  10. These men, with Field, were given carte blanche to surround themselves with a staff and news- gathering equipment to make the Tribune " hum." – Eugene Field, A Study In Heredity And Contradictions by Slason Thompson
  11. Here's my badge and my carte didentite. – My Home In The Field of Honor by Frances Wilson Huard
  12. Thus capital came to the assistance of Mr. Jason, a fund was raised, and I was given carte blanche to defend the miserable city auditor and purchasing agent, both of whom elicited my sympathy; for they were stout men, and rapidly losing weight. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  13. I have carte blanche, in fact, to draw what I like, write what I please, go where I feel inclined, stay as long as I may, and quit when I must. – In the Track of the Troops by R.M. Ballantyne
  14. Transley had learned, what women are said to have learned long ago, that the way to a man's heart is through his stomach, and the cook had carte blanche. –  by
  15. I didn't quite get that- a la carte – Frenzied Fiction by Stephen Leacock
  16. Upon the court records appeared the sale, but even before it was so entered a firm of decorators and furnishers had been given carte blanche, following, however, certain artistic requirements of Mr. Wallingford himself. – Get-Rich-Quick Wallingford by George Randolph Chester
  17. My next business was at the bureau of general police for a carte de sejour, without which no stranger can remain in St. Petersburgh. – Incidents of Travel in Greece, Turkey, Russia, and Poland, 7th ed. Vol. 2 of 2 by John Lloyd Stephens
  18. It is like discussing the merits of a thrust en carte – From Sail to Steam, Recollections of Naval Life by Captain A. T. Mahan
  19. Carte blanche, as you say over the water. – The Lion's Skin by Rafael Sabatini
  20. Here is a man who gives you carte blanche to put a modern drawing- room on the stage; and your part would gain infinitely from having real surroundings. – Macleod of Dare by William Black

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