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The patois of Saint-Rémy has been developed and expanded into a beautiful literary language.
FRDRIC MISTRALCHARLES ALFRED DOWNER
Jasmin had already shown the Parisians that real poetry of a high order could be written in a patois.
FRDRIC MISTRALCHARLES ALFRED DOWNER
He sympathizes with every attempt, wherever made, the world over, to raise up a patois into a language.
FRDRIC MISTRALCHARLES ALFRED DOWNER
So that the Provençal language, in spite of everything, keeps a certain patois vulgarity.
FRDRIC MISTRALCHARLES ALFRED DOWNER
Some of the hay-makers called to me, but in such barbarous patois, that I could make nothing of them.
Here in Martinique we find the market a perfect babel of voices, all speaking a curious French patois.
There was a harsh command to draw in sail, intelligible only to Peter Gross, for it was in the island patois.
THE ARGUS PHEASANTJOHN CHARLES BEECHAM
Their patois was that of English people; to an artistic ear, however, this may have appeared feigned.
THE BROKEN SWORDDENNISON WORTHINGTON
Cousin Chilian talked to them, but their language was a sort of patois difficult to understand.
A LITTLE GIRL IN OLD SALEMAMANDA MINNIE DOUGLAS
The girl turned to look round at Pen, and uttered a few words hurriedly in her Spanish patois.
!TENTIONGEORGE MANVILLE FENN

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