Jacques


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Jacques

(zhahk),
Paul, 19th-century French physician. See: Jacques plexus.
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1 and 2--being those of Jacques Balmat and De Saussure, in 1787, and ending with No.
A bitter taste it is that such poor cattle always have in their mouths, and hard lives they live, Jacques.
Thou wert not so patient, Isaac, when thou didst invoke justice against Jacques Fitzdotterel, for calling thee a usurious blood-sucker, when thy exactions had devoured his patrimony.
The accused replied that his name was Jacques Michel Bonacieux, that he was fifty-one years old, a retired mercer, and lived Rue des Fossoyeurs, No.
cried the prisoner, laughing violently, "and by Master Jacques Chrysostom La Ramee, the king's commissioner.
Previously to July, 1830, this estimable class of citizens had not dared to indulge their native tastes for extravagance and parade, the grave dignity and high breeding of a very ancient but impoverished nobility holding them in some restraint; and, then, THEIR fortunes were still uncertain; the funds were not firm, and even the honorable and worthy Jacques Lafitte, a man to ennoble any calling, was shaking in credit.
I used to do as Jean Jacques did--lie down in my boat and let it glide where it would, while I looked up at the departing glow leaving one mountain-top after the other, as if the prophet's chariot of fire were passing over them on its way to the home of light.
It was by not following this simple plan that poor Jean Jacques Rousseau came to such grief.
Then arrived, two by two, with a gravity which made a contrast in the midst of the frisky ecclesiastical escort of Charles de Bourbon, the eight and forty ambassadors of Maximilian of Austria, having at their head the reverend Father in God, Jehan, Abbot of Saint-Bertin, Chancellor of the Golden Fleece, and Jacques de Goy, Sieur Dauby, Grand Bailiff of Ghent.
In a minute the faithful Jacques will escort Monsieur Tarzan into her presence without announcing him.
Well, my poor Jacques, this must not happen again; do you hear?
Daddy Jacques entered The Room at the same time as the Professor.