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  • n. A member of a reformed branch of the Bernardines, founded in 1577 at Feuillans, near Toulouse, in France.

Etymologies

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French

Examples

  • For though I am a Feuillant, a democrat, even a Jacobin in my darkest heart, and even though my love for America is greater than that of any man save perhaps Franklin or Washington, who are dead, or Jefferson among the living -- despite all that, I am a Frenchman first, and what care I for liberty in any corner of God's world, if there is none in France?

    He Don't Know Him

  • Even Governor La Fayette, traitorous effete Feuillant dog that he was, seemed enthusiastic about the battle ahead.

    He Don't Know Him

  • "It must indeed be," says Feuillant, "that this is not so certain; for controversy indicates uncertainty (Saint Athanasius, Saint Chrysostom, morals, unbelievers)."

    Pens��es

  • Relaxations crept into the Order of Citeaux as into most religious congregations, and in the sixteenth century the Feuillant monastery was dishonoured by unworthy monks.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Fathers of the Church-Gregory XI

  • _Feuillant_ nominee, Count Louis de Narbonne, his own natural cousin, to the ministry of war.

    The French Revolution A Short History

  • The Feuillant ministry fell with the King, and an executive council composed of radicals took its place.

    The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte Vol. I. (of IV.)

  • The Assembly dismissed the King's body-guard on May twenty-ninth; on June thirteenth, the Girondists were removed from the ministry; within a few days it was known at court that Prussia had taken the field as an ally of Austria, and on the seventeenth a conservative, Feuillant cabinet was formed.

    The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte Vol. I. (of IV.)

  • The tactics of the Feuillant advisers brought a revival of popular feeling in favour of the Court, which seemed inconceivable at the epoch of the arrest.

    Lectures on the French Revolution

  • When all was accurately combined, and the Swiss troops were on the march to the rendezvous, the king revoked his orders, and on July 10 the Feuillant ministry resigned, and the Girondins saw power once more within their grasp.

    Lectures on the French Revolution

  • He could count on the Feuillant majority, on the ministry composed of his partisans, on his popularity with the

    Lectures on the French Revolution

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