Usage examples for chevalier

  1. L On the guidance of Providence, 35- 36. Bernetz, Chevalier de. – The Makers of Canada: Index and Dictionary of Canadian History by Various
  2. Hortense, likewise in love with another, the Chevalier, whose fortune is not large, seeks naturally to come into her inheritance without sacrificing herself to an odious marriage. – A Selection from the Comedies of Marivaux by Pierre Carlet de Chamblain de Marivaux
  3. The Chevalier Farsetti was therefore a fool to imagine he had proved anything at all. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  4. Due attention was paid to the side- dishes, and the chevalier stuck to business longer than any one would have thought possible. – The Physiology of Taste by Brillat Savarin
  5. To be defeated in the eyes of a multitude- struck down from his horse- compelled to cry " quarter"- he, Richard Scarthe, captain of the King's cuirassiers- a preux chevalier- a noted champion of the duello- this circumstance was of itself sufficient to inspire him with an implacable hostility towards his successful antagonist. – The White Gauntlet by Mayne Reid
  6. Nobody but the chevalier and the chevalier's son! – The Boy Scouts Book of Stories by Various
  7. May I tell you the truth, chevalier? – The Regent's Daughter by Alexandre Dumas (Pere)
  8. " You were a chevalier of the Order, mon lieutenant, if I remember," said the Generalissimo. – With Haig on the Somme by D. H. Parry
  9. " Now, sir," turning to the again speechless chevalier, " if you stay here any longer, I shall take you under arrest to head- quarters: consequently, you'd better accept the advice of a disinterested friend, and make tracks, lively." – What Answer? by Anna E. Dickinson
  10. To be a free and accepted Chevalier of the Bath a fellow has to be a water- proof rat. – The Boys of Bellwood School by Frank V. Webster
  11. Then the Chevalier is not all bad? – The Grey Cloak by Harold MacGrath
  12. Some valuable research, however, had then recently been done; notably by Captain Chevalier, of the French navy, who had produced from French documents a history of the maritime war connected with the American struggle for independence. – From Sail to Steam, Recollections of Naval Life by Captain A. T. Mahan
  13. That old spy lost it to the Chevalier a thousand years ago, and has lived ever since perfectly well without one. – The Virginians by William Makepeace Thackeray
  14. Governor of Placentia, Newfoundland, 1690. Made a chevalier of St. Louis, 1698. In 1701 commandant in Acadia, and governor of that colony, 1702- 1705. Died the latter year. – The Makers of Canada: Index and Dictionary of Canadian History by Various
  15. By the Act of Settlement, 1701, Parliament had decided that the Crown should pass from Anne to the heirs of Sophia, Electress of Hanover and daughter of James I.; and the fact that the Chevalier was a Catholic made his accession impossible according to law, and the policy of Bolingbroke highly treasonable. – The Rise of the Democracy by Joseph Clayton
  16. " I've nothing against you, Chevalier de St. Luc, although I shall fight the cause of the king whom you represent here. – The Hunters of the Hills by Joseph Altsheler
  17. The Chevalier de Montaign was the favourite of the Dauphin, and much beloved by him for his great devotion. – The Secret Memoirs of Louis XV./XVI, Complete by Madame du Hausset, an "Unknown English Girl" and the Princess Lamballe
  18. And now tell me, my sweet little sister, what do you think of my dear friend, the Chevalier de Vidalinc? – Captain Fracasse by Theophile Gautier
  19. The Chevalier de la Morliere dedicated his book on Fatalism to her. – Superwomen by Albert Payson Terhune
  20. The two lads drew nearer, and the cowkeeper thus began:- " The handsomest and noblest among all Marguerite's lovers was M. le Chevalier de Fontane. – A Night on the Borders of the Black Forest by Amelia B. Edwards