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Mais ce n'est pas de merveille; car, comme j'ay dict, ils sont enfans.
Ils avoyent lors un conducteur fort honneste homme, et se comportoit fort bien avec les naturels du pas.
Il me dirent qu'il estoit malade ds quatre mois, et que comme il apparoissoit, il ne la feroit pas longue.
La chasse aussi ne se trouve pas foison en vn lieu o il faut viure de cela, & o l'on fait vne demeure arreste.
Mais c'est là une mesure d'un intérêt défensif, qui ne fera pas faire un pas en avant.
Si le barrage des Dardanelles n'était pas brisé, il serait tourné.
I asked the conductor if he had been at the battle; he burst out laughing like a philosopher, as he was, and said "Pas si bete."
LITTLE TRAVELS AND ROADSIDE SKETCHESWILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY
By paces we must understand degrees; for the F. word pas evidently represents the Lat.
"And you leave about your faux commencements, as M. Ballompre would call them, for us to stumble over," said Margaret.
THE DAISY CHAINCHARLOTTE YONGE
To forget easily is sometimes very convenient, n'est-ce pas?
A BUTTERFLY ON THE WHEELCYRIL ARTHUR EDWARD RANGER GULL

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