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  • Ennuyee to death, and convinced that he had sacrificed enough and more than enough to the barbarism which demanded such a "sejour," he was sitting one evening listlessly upon the terrace in front of the house, plotting a speedy escape from his gloomy abode, and meditating upon the life of pleasure that awaited him, when the discordant twang of some savage music broke upon his ear, and roused him from his reverie.

    The Confessions of Harry Lorrequer — Complete

  • He probably pulled down the fine porte-cochere or entrance gate, flanked by little lodges which guarded the charming "sejour" (to use a word of the olden time), and proceeded, with the industry of a Parisian proprietor, to impress his withering mark on the elegance of the old building.

    The Lesser Bourgeoisie

  • 'sejour' where you are; drink the Pyrmont waters, and no wine but

    Letters to His Son on the Art of Becoming a Man of the World and a Gentleman, 1759-65

  • Edinburgh, which is a tolerable residence in winter and spring, becomes disagreeable in summer, and in autumn is the most melancholy sejour that ever poor mortals were condemned to.

    Saint Ronan's Well

  • In France they've made the carte de sejour system essentially voluntary for EU citizens for that reason.

    [rough justice] and the european arrest warrant

  • “We have not much monde today,” continued Miss Brough, “and are only in petit comite; but I hope before you leave us you will see some societe that will make your sejour agreeable.”

    The Great Hoggarty Diamond

  • April 4th, 2006 at 5:54 pm op95: bon courage il en faut, bon voyage, et bon sejour!

    Firedoglake » Roots Radio: Washington DC

  • Yes, I was surprised when I registered to vote in my new arrondissment and all that was required was my carte de sejour which has an old, old address on and an EDF bill.

    a room with a view

  • Ainsi, alors que mes genoux ne sont meme pas encore remis de mon sejour a Lyon, CaD que j'ai encore du mal a marcher, a m'assoire, a me lever, a me mettre a genoux et y rester, a me mettre acroupi et y rester, ben j'suis quand meme allé marcher avec ma mere.

    pinku-tk Diary Entry

  • Je prepare tout c'ki m'faut pour mon sejour japonisant.

    pinku-tk Diary Entry

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