Usage examples for JE

  1. Je veux bien, monsieur. – Confessions of a Young Man by George Moore
  2. 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
  3. " 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
  4. Ah, je suis heureuse! – Max by Katherine Cecil Thurston
  5. " 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
  6. De quoi vous parlois- je? – A Selection from the Comedies of Marivaux by Pierre Carlet de Chamblain de Marivaux
  7. " Je n'ose pas," continued the husband. – Newton Forster by Frederick Marryat
  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 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
  10. Dieser Knappe denkt ja nicht je an treue Minne. – An anthology of German literature by Calvin Thomas
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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)
  14. Laisse- moi, je te prie! – The Old Wives' Tale by Arnold Bennett
  15. Je ne suis qu'un homme. – Plays by August Strindberg, Second series by August Strindberg
  16. Meyerbeer: " Je me corrige toujours." – Fragments of an Autobiography by Felix Moscheles
  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. Qu'est- ce que je devrais faire? – French Conversation and Composition by Harry Vincent Wann
  20. The Vicomte at once kissed my hand and said, " Je vous adore." – The Visits of Elizabeth by Elinor Glyn