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  • "Que diantre!" he ejaculated, when he had come to his senses.

    The Honor of the Big Snows

  • "Ah then, look at that," said Manon Moignard, with a sneer, "when one pleases you and God it is a ticket to heaven, diantre!"

    The Project Gutenberg Complete Works of Gilbert Parker

  • Si on voulait leur persuader que les Anglais vivent de grenouilles, meurent de faim, que leurs femmes sont barbouillees, et jurent par toutes les lettres de l'alphabet, ils leveraient les epaules, et s'ecriraient, quel sot ose ecrire ces miseres-la? mais a Londres, diantre cela prend! '

    Life of Johnson

  • Ah, there he is -- _diantre_, but he took his time! "he growled, but the growl was set in the key of relief.

    In and out of Three Normady Inns

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