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Lou·is

(lū-ē'),
Pierre C.A., French physician, 1787-1872. See: Louis angle, Louis law.

Pasteur, Louis

Etymology: French chemist, 1822-1895
promoter of the germ theory of infection and developer of the pasteurization process to kill pathogenic organisms in milk. Pasteur also developed several vaccines and pioneered the development of stereochemistry by separating mirror image isomers.
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And as if it were not enough to have aggrandized the Church, and deprived himself of friends, he, wishing to have the kingdom of Naples, divides it with the King of Spain, and where he was the prime arbiter in Italy he takes an associate, so that the ambitious of that country and the malcontents of his own should have somewhere to shelter; and whereas he could have left in the kingdom his own pensioner as king, he drove him out, to put one there who was able to drive him, Louis, out in turn.
Therefore Louis made these five errors: he destroyed the minor powers, he increased the strength of one of the greater powers in Italy, he brought in a foreign power, he did not settle in the country, he did not send colonies.
And if any one should say: "King Louis yielded the Romagna to Alexander and the kingdom to Spain to avoid war, I answer for the reasons given above that a blunder ought never to be perpetrated to avoid war, because it is not to be avoided, but is only deferred to your disadvantage.
Finally, Farmer Louis sold them eighty trusses, making in all four hundred and thirty.
He was cautioned not to let a bit of straw out of his hands under a louis the truss, and they intrusted to him straw to the amount of four hundred and thirty louis.
From that it results that three chambers, at two louis each, makes six louis.
It contained three double louis, which amounted to the six louis demanded by the host.
Louis, in buoyant spirits, and soon arrived at the mouth of the Missouri.
Louis was handsome, and graceful, and filled with love for the girls.
Well, there's only one thing to do," said Louis, "and that is, you must get a girl.
I could weep for the poor creatures, did I but forget poor old fat Louis and the troubles before him.
And upon this, and him, Louis passed judgment and prophecy.