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I, as the king's mother and a member of the council of the regency,—I protest against what appears to me a crime of lese-majeste.
CATHERINE DE' MEDICIHONORE DE BALZAC
Was he ashamed of this crime of lese-majeste, or did he understand that such a remark would place an impassable gulf between them?
THE NABOBALPHONSE DAUDET
In the Lese-zimmer, a small gaslit room, with glazed doors opening upon the Musik-saal.
Otherwise at Charlton, because ther ye savages are lese to be feared.
Pliny said of History: "Quanta potestas, quanta dignitas, quanta majestes, quantum denique numen sit historiae."
How could they, when they saw in the temper of the people too plain proofs that their lese-majesty had borne evil fruit?
Offences ranged from failure to attend church and idleness to lese majeste.
They begged of us to call on our return, and let them know the result of our visit, and said we had better also visit Lese.
Wot, the young 'ooman as has been remanded so often at the p'lese court?
"It shall be a pleasure to kill you, Lorenz," observed his adversary, displaying his ignorance of lese-majeste.
GRAUSTARKGEORGE BARR MCCUTCHEON

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