The book is full of epigrams, bons mots, and piquant criticisms.'
It is one of his maxims, that the "bons mots of kings are the kings of bons mots."
Cheeriness and bons mots are part of his stock-in-trade; brazen good-fellowship is his strong specialty.
The Burgundy, like one of your Lordship's bons mots, is perhaps appreciated the more highly because of its rarity.
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