Usage examples for JE

  1. Je ne suis qu'un homme. – Plays by August Strindberg, Second series by August Strindberg
  2. " Sire," said Henry, " in the name Marie Touchet there is, letter for letter, by changing the 'i' into a 'j, ' as is often done, Je charme tout." – Marguerite de Valois by Alexandre Dumas
  3. Ah, je suis heureuse! – Max by Katherine Cecil Thurston
  4. Dieser Knappe denkt ja nicht je an treue Minne. – An anthology of German literature by Calvin Thomas
  5. Qu'est- ce que je devrais faire? – French Conversation and Composition by Harry Vincent Wann
  6. The Vicomte at once kissed my hand and said, " Je vous adore." – The Visits of Elizabeth by Elinor Glyn
  7. Je veux bien, monsieur. – Confessions of a Young Man by George Moore
  8. The man's eyes opened and in the strong light he evidently recognised the Bishop's grimy collar, for out of his cracked and swollen lips there came the moan: " Mon Pere, je me 'cuse-" With a start, Ruth recognised the words. – The Shepherd of the North by Richard Aumerle Maher
  9. In a hoarse voice he gasped out, raising himself in terror: " Je suis civil!" – A Woman's Experience in the Great War by Louise Mack
  10. She evidently did not believe in ghosts, for I could hear how she fell asleep immediately after getting into bed; nor do I believe in them, " mais je les redoute," as a French lady said, who from her books appears to have been strongminded. – Elizabeth and her German Garden by "Elizabeth", AKA Marie Annette Beauchamp
  11. Meyerbeer: " Je me corrige toujours." – Fragments of an Autobiography by Felix Moscheles
  12. De quoi vous parlois- je – A Selection from the Comedies of Marivaux by Pierre Carlet de Chamblain de Marivaux
  13. " Je n'ose pas," continued the husband. – Newton Forster by Frederick Marryat
  14. In pair- oar rowing there is needed a je ne- sais- quoi sort of mutual concession of style. – Boating by W. B. Woodgate Commentator: Harvey Mason
  15. Laisse- moi, je te prie! – The Old Wives' Tale by Arnold Bennett
  16. Je quand sur le possession de France, et quand vous avez le possession de moi- let me see, what then? – King-Henry-V by Shakespeare, William
  17. Hast du die Schmerzen gelindert Je des Beladenen? – An anthology of German literature by Calvin Thomas
  18. Ah, Monsieur, c'est que je ne me suis peinte qu'en buste! – Secret Memoirs: The Story of Louise, Crown Princess by Henry W. Fischer
  19. So, in the amphitheatre of the Ecole de Medecine, I used to read the words of Ambroise Pare, " Je le pansay, Dieu le guarist." – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  20. " Je te plains" I put in, so as to return his familiar and flattering " thou" immediately. – The Matador of the Five Towns and Other Stories by Arnold Bennett