One had, after all, regarded them (“les femmes”) as accomplished animals.
The case is dealt with also by Mace in his "Femmes Criminelles."
Thereupon, his confidant reminds him of the fate which befell Arnolphe in the cole des femmes, in spite of all his precautions.
George Sand herself is the queen of the class of femmes incomprises, the victim of a mariage de convenance.
Il y a femmes et femmes—men about town and men about town, I shall learn all the classes and distinctions soon.
The Femmes Savantes is a capital instance of the uses of comedy in teaching the world to understand what ails it.
There's more danger in these femmes de chambre, laundresses and scullery Cinderellas than in a column of glittering steel.
Femmes Savantes, a comedy in five acts by Molière, and one of his best, appeared in 1672.
She was the widow of a poor man of noble family, and was one of two femmes de chambre of Madame de Pompadour.
Even my clothes belong to my femmes de chambre, who quarrel about them before I have left them off.