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  • It was this gap in Abbe's theory that in the 1930's led Zernike to re-investigate the refraction processes in the light that give rise to the image in a microscope.

    Nobel Prize in Physics 1953 - Presentation Speech

  • The Abbe is not satisfied with the coarse pleasantry of

    The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire

  • Monsieur L'Abbe is head of the Department of History and Geography, Laval University, President Canadian Historical Association; President-General Canadian Catholic Historical Association; Archivist Grand Seminaire de Quebec, in which capacity he is in charge of some of the most precious historical documents in Canada.

    Was The King Right

  • I say used, for to make to enrage her husband, and to recall the Abbe my brother, did she not advise herself to consult

    The Newcomes

  • My son is like the rest of his family; he cannot get rid of persons to whom he is accustomed, and as the Abbe has been his tutor, he has acquired a habit of suffering him to say anything he chooses.

    The Entire Memoirs of Louis XIV and the Regency

  • The Abbe was a very good man, but made himself an enemy, who circulated the blackest calumnies against him.

    Court Memoirs of France Series — Complete

  • Pleasing, nay most fascinating in manner, the Abbe was a man to gain all hearts.

    Court Memoirs of France Series — Complete

  • My son is like the rest of his family; he cannot get rid of persons to whom he is accustomed, and as the Abbe has been his tutor, he has acquired a habit of suffering him to say anything he chooses.

    Court Memoirs of France Series — Complete

  • The Abbe was the Prior of Fontenay, whither Ninon frequently accompanied Madame the Duchess de Bouillon and the Chevalier d'Orleans.

    Ninon de L'Enclos the Celebrated Beauty of the 17th Century

  • To complete me, there arrived a young organist from Valdoste, called the Abbe Palais, a good musician and an agreeable companion, who performed very well on the harpsichord; I got acquainted with him, and we soon became inseparable.

    The Confessions of J J Rousseau

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