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A talented cartoonist, distinguished practical joker, and recognized as one of the kings of bon mot, he led a free and easy life.
REPERTORY OF THE COMEDIE HUMAINE, COMPLETE, A -- ZANATOLE CERFBERR AND JULES FRANOIS CHRISTOPHE
This style of the decadence is the "dernier mot" of Verbe, summoned to express all and to venture to the very extremes.
CHARLES BAUDELAIRE, HIS LIFETHOPHILE GAUTIER
A joke, a banter, a bon-mot, make more impression upon the man of the world than all the grave notions of his religion.
SUPERSTITION IN ALL AGES (1732)JEAN MESLIER
So Macklin subsided; and Thyrsis learned afterwards that his remark was going the rounds, being considered to be a mot.
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
The "sire," fell on the ears of Madame Chalice like a mot in a play; but Valmond, living up to his part, was grave and solicitous.
WHEN VALMOND CAME TO PONTIAC, COMPLETEGILBERT PARKER
This again united with the wind, and Mot was the result, also called Ilus; from this sprung the seed of Creation.
ANCIENT FAITHS AND MODERNTHOMAS INMAN
A bon-mot of one of the Townsends is recorded, on his taking his seat.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 56, NUMBER 348VARIOUS
His mot has been mothered on Madame de Svign, for she, too, took neither to Racine nor to coffee.
THE STONES OF PARIS IN HISTORY AND LETTERS, VOLUME I (OF 2)BENJAMIN ELLIS MARTIN
All the—passez-moi le mot—devilry between the sexes begins at their separation.
LORD ORMONT AND HIS AMINTA, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
Nu enne ef eani mot nedlunge habben hit loki hit namon ne eili ne ne hearmi ne hire oht ne beo nawiht ron ifestnet.
SELECTIONS FROM EARLY MIDDLE ENGLISH, 1130-1250VARIOUS

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