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  • I will also call my mousme Kikou, Kikou-San; this name suits her better than Chrysantheme, which, though translating the sense exactly, does not preserve the strange-sounding euphony of the original.

    Madame Chrysantheme — Complete

  • The word 'mousme' means a young girl, or very young woman.

    Madame Chrysantheme — Complete

  • In her bedroom Fleur had flung off her gown, and, wrapped in a shapeless garment, with the white flower still in her hair, she looked like a mousme, sitting cross-legged on her bed, writing by candlelight.

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  • And here am I, who did not wish to return this way tonight, dragging a mousme by the hand, and actually carrying an extra burden in the shape of

    The French Immortals Series — Complete

  • Oyouki will carry a message to her parents, who will shut up our rooms; we shall spend the evening, Yves and I, in roaming about as fancy takes us, without any mousme dragging at our heels, and shall afterward regain our own quarters on board the 'Triomphante', without having the trouble of climbing up that hill.

    The French Immortals Series — Complete

  • And then Charles N--- fancies his mousme is faithless.

    The French Immortals Series — Complete

  • The one we intend to honor to-day carries on his business in the suburbs, in that ancient quarter of big trees and gloomy pagodas where, the other day, I met the pretty little mousme.

    The French Immortals Series — Complete

  • Well, little mousme, let us part good friends; one last kiss even, if you like.

    The French Immortals Series — Complete

  • "I beg you, mousme, this evening to take the arm of Yves-San; I am sure that will suit us all three."

    The French Immortals Series — Complete

  • With a few gentle taps of a fan I awake my surprised mousme; and, curious to catch her first impressions, I announce my departure.

    The French Immortals Series — Complete

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