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  • Page 46 gradually came into a knowledge of the reserves behind The Major's buoyant optimism and occasional gasconnade.

    "Marse Henry" : an autobiography,

  • The water is so cool and refreshing after the fieriness; it gives, without the gasconnade, the emotion Keats experienced when he peppered his mouth with cayenne for the greater enjoyment of iced claret.

    The Land of The Blessed Virgin; Sketches and Impressions in Andalusia

  • I'll swear he told me so, and that they were long letters too; but I told him it was a gasconnade of yours, etc.

    The Journal to Stella

  • Probably his dextrous disclosure of the severe terms which the Directory ordered him to extort was far more effective than this boisterous _gasconnade_.

    The Life of Napoleon I (Volume 1 of 2)

  • It was thus and from these beginnings that the casual acquaintance between us ripened into intimacy, and that I gradually came into a knowledge of the reserves behind The Major's buoyant optimism and occasional gasconnade.

    Marse Henry, Complete An Autobiography

  • The spirit of empty gasconnade had been succeeded by one more befitting the time and circumstances.

    A Girl of the Commune

  • May 29th 1804 Set out from the mouth of the gasconnade, where we took obsevn &c. left a Perogue for a man lost in the woods, Course N. 54 W 2

    The Journals of Lewis and Clark, 1804-1806

  • -- I'll swear he told me so, and that they were long letters too; but I told him it was a gasconnade of yours, etc.

    The Journal to Stella

  • I’ll swear he told me so, and that they were long letters too; but I told him it was a gasconnade of yours, etc.

    The Journal to Stella

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