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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Lamartine, Alphonse Marie Louis de Prat de 1790-1869. French romantic poet who served briefly as minister of foreign affairs (1848).

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  • The people are as used to it as they appeared to be to the bronze statue of Lamartine, which is the principal monument of the

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  • Her republican friends in Berry had founded in 1844 a local journal for the spread of liberal ideas -- such as Lamartine at the time was supporting at Macon.

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  • After arranging the flowers I took my seat in a large rocking chair with "Lamartine" but though I was very much interested in the pathetic story of "Jocelyn" I could not read, a dreadful weakness overpowered me and I felt exertion impossible, while even quiet was pain, how glad I was

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  • "You kept your eyes upon the ground — glancing, with a petulant expression, at the holes and ruts in the pavement, (so that I saw you were still thinking of the stones,) until we reached the little alley called Lamartine, which has been paved, by way of experiment, with the overlapping and riveted blocks.

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  • "You kept your eyes upon the ground -- glancing, with a petulant expression, at the holes and ruts in the pavement (so that I saw you were still thinking of the stones), until we reached the little alley called Lamartine, which has been paved, by way of experiment, with the overlapping and riveted blocks.

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  • "You kept your eyes upon the ground -- glancing, with a petulant expression, at the holes and ruts in the pavement, (so that I saw you were still thinking of the stones,) until we reached the little alley called Lamartine, which has been paved, by way of experiment, with the overlapping and riveted blocks.

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  • "You kept your eyes upon the ground - glancing with a petulant expression at the holes and ruts in the pavement, (so that I saw you were still thinking of the stones) until we reached the little alley called Lamartine, which has been paved, by way of experiment, with the overlapping and riveted blocks.

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  • "Lamartine," I said, "there was a man who came here once -- a companion of that woman -- Bartot.

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  • Contente que tu apprécies la citation de Lamartine.

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