Usage examples for vendee

  1. " My son, the Prince de Loudon," said the Duchesse de Verneuil to Modeste, who could not restrain the expression of amazement that overspread her young face on seeing the man who bore the historical name that the hero of La Vendee had rendered famous by his bravery and the martyrdom of his death. – Modeste Mignon by Honore de Balzac
  2. It was the old heroic spirit of absolute loyalty to the annointed king which was of necessity dying out; which was to be repeated again half a century later in the hills and the forests of La Vendee – A History of the Four Georges, Volume II (of 4) by Justin McCarthy
  3. Here and there, in the Angoumois, in Guienne, in the Vendee and in the western parts of Brittany, the student of forgotten history may find an old priest who will still persist in dividing France into the ancient provinces, and will tell how Hope rode through the Royalist country when he himself was busy at his first cure. – The Last Hope by Henry Seton Merriman
  4. Patiently and ingeniously he pursued his main political object,- the detection of that audacious and complicated conspiracy against the First Consul, which ended in the tragic deaths of Pichegru, the Duc d'Enghien, and the erring but illustrious hero of La Vendee George Cadoudal. – Lucretia, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  5. A propos of Vendee did you know that her paternal grandfather was, after M. Lescure, the head of the Vendee army? – The George Sand-Gustave Flaubert Letters by George Sand, Gustave Flaubert Translated by A.L. McKensie
  6. To the thinker, the most tragic fact in the whole of the French Revolution is not that Marie Antoinette was killed for being a queen, but that the starved peasant of the Vendee voluntarily went out to die for the hideous cause of feudalism. – The Soul of Man by Oscar Wilde
  7. After the capitulation of Mayence in July, 1793, Decaen fought with distinction in the war in La Vendee – The Life of Captain Matthew Flinders by Ernest Scott
  8. The most alarming tidings came of insurrections in La Vendee and other important portions of France, in favor of the restoration of the monarchy. – Madame Roland, Makers of History by John S. C. Abbott
  9. Indeed, it had been his duty to attend on Madame de Chantonnay and on the older members of these quiet Royalist families biding their time in the remote country villages of Guienne and the Vendee – The Last Hope by Henry Seton Merriman
  10. The more he saw of the war in La Vendee and the more terribly the thumb of the national power pressed upon the throat of the rebellion, the more he hated the service. – The Life of Captain Matthew Flinders by Ernest Scott
  11. Again, a vendee who has paid any part of the purchase money before the delivery of the deed to him has a lien for the amount advanced. – Putnam's Handy Law Book for the Layman by Albert Sidney Bolles
  12. But while I was writing La Vendee I made a literary attempt in another direction. – Autobiography of Anthony Trollope by Anthony Trollope
  13. At the height of this struggle came the triumphant entry of Christianity into France, and there it was preached by women, and there it consecrated the divinity of a woman who in the forests of Brittany, of Vendee and of Ardennes took, under the name of Notre- Dame, the place of more than one idol in the hollow of old Druidic oaks. – The Physiology of Marriage, Part I. by Honore de Balzac
  14. Comte Louis de Frotte had at first opposed all negotiation for the pacification of La Vendee – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  15. Henceforward, whenever they stopped, Malcolm had taken an opportunity to mention to the stable boy that he was accompanying his master, the son of an advocate of Paris, on a visit to some relatives in La Vendee – Bonnie Prince Charlie A Tale of Fontenoy and Culloden by G. A. Henty
  16. Cardinal Caprara came to me two days ago, with a shocked air, to ask if it is true that, during the war of the Vendee the Abbe Bernier made an altar on which to celebrate mass out of the corpses of the Republicans. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton
  17. Conspirators of all kinds have come to me- emissaries of Count de Lille, deputies from the royalists in Vendee as well as from the red republicans, by whom you, Bonaparte, are as much hated as by the royalists, for they will never forgive you for putting yourself at the head of the republic, and making yourself their master. – Marie Antoinette And Her Son by Louise Muhlbach Official