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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.
A joke, a banter, a bon-mot, make more impression upon the man of the world than all the grave notions of his religion.
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.
One has lost his place, another his title, and a third his money, and they say this all proceeds from the 'juste milieu.'
This again united with the wind, and Mot was the result, also called Ilus; from this sprung the seed of Creation.
As I have said, our frivolity covered certain purposes which Juste has carried out, and which I am about to execute.
Z. MARCASHONORE DE BALZAC
Juste lent Marcas two hundred francs in gold, the product of two watches bought on credit, and pawned at the Mont-de-Piete.
Z. MARCASHONORE DE BALZAC
And Vital showed them a hat of a form and design which was truly expressive of the juste-milieu.
UNCONSCIOUS COMEDIANSHONORE DE BALZAC

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