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  • "Ah, _Bojé moi, Bojé moi_!" sighed the wounded ....

    The Dark Forest

  • King might not like it, on which he had spoken to the King, who had made objections, abusing Brummell -- said he was a damned fellow and had behaved very ill to him (the old story, always himself -- _moi, moi, moi_) -- but after having let him run out his tether of abuse, he had at last extracted his consent; nevertheless Dudley did not give him the appointment.

    The Greville Memoirs A Journal of the Reigns of King George IV and King William IV, Volume 1 (of 3)

  • The term moi has also been used, especially by the French colonial administration, but that is sometimes considered derogatory.

    Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium - Recent changes [en]

  • The idea of 007 and Jack O'Neill fighting over moi is -- well, that would just be wrong.

    The next Jack Fleming story is.....

  • I have come to fear the feds less, which for moi, is a therapeutic psychological breakthrough.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Words I never expected to write

  • On this arbitrariness rests both our strongest claims to self-knowledge and our profoundest desires for escape, which is, as Levinas says, “the need to get out of oneself, that is, to break that most radical and unalterably binding of chains, the fact that the I [moi] is oneself [soi-meme].”

    Kalamazoo '07: Claiming My Voice

  • While Jim may be zipping off to the Toronto film festival for red carpet treatment, and rubbing elbows with the Dalai Lama (check out his thrilling schedule at Buffalo Wings and Toasted Ravioli and Check This Out), moi is here in Boston, MA, toiling away.

    Behind the Glamor!

  • One doesn't often see the word moi, as in the fish, outside Hawaii - but it appeared in the James Beard Foundation newsletter last week under the heading, "Eat this Word."

    Starbulletin Headlines

  • In French the moi in c’est moi is called the stressed or disjunctive pronoun; in other words, reality is acknowledged and described with its own terminology even if it seems wrong (this is what mathematicians do with their imaginary numbers and so on).

    A pernicketiness of pedants

  • There are thirty-one people who crush on me, thirty-one of my crushes that I listed, and a scant nine who have a mutual interest in moi.

    When You Ask For A Story...

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