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  • abbreviation Mademoiselle

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Examples

  • Mdlle. de Bovet was a writer of talent and knew English uncommonly well; but in spite of masses of fair hair and vivacious eyes she was certainly very plain.

    Oscar Wilde, His Life and Confessions

  • Mdlle. de la Vallière,” he says, in another place,

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • “Eh bien! est-ce que je suis sa bonne — moi?” demanded Mdlle.

    The Professor, by Charlotte Bronte

  • AMOUR-PROPRE has a somewhat marked preponderance in her character; celebrity has a tendency to foster this sentiment, and in her it should be rather repressed — she rather needs keeping down than bringing forward; and then I think, monsieur — it appears to me that ambition, LITERARY ambition especially, is not a feeling to be cherished in the mind of a woman: would not Mdlle.

    The Professor, by Charlotte Bronte

  • I followed the portress, and descending a step, and making a turn, I found myself in a sort of corridor; a side-door opened, Mdlle.

    The Professor, by Charlotte Bronte

  • AFTER all I had profited but imperfectly by the opportunity I had so boldly achieved of speaking to Mdlle.

    The Professor, by Charlotte Bronte

  • Neither could he suspect for an instant the history of my communications with Mdlle.

    The Professor, by Charlotte Bronte

  • I took — I have always taken a real interest in Mdlle.

    The Professor, by Charlotte Bronte

  • Being seated, she proceeded, still with an air of hurry and embarrassment, to open her cabas, to take out her books; and, while I was waiting for her to look up, in order to make out her identity — for, shortsighted as I was, I had not recognized her at her entrance — Mdlle.

    The Professor, by Charlotte Bronte

  • When the lesson was over, I took advantage of the confusion caused by breaking up, to approach Mdlle.

    The Professor, by Charlotte Bronte

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