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  • So prattles good-naturedly Vidocq -- one of his best stories of that Lacénaire -- 'jeune homme d'un caractère fort avenant -- mais c'était un poète,' quoth he, turning sharp on _me_ out of two or three other people round him.

    The Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett, Vol. 1 (of 2) 1845-1846

  • Indian and China seas, has left an excellent description), [28] with the three envoys, the princess, a beautiful girl of seventeen, 'moult bèle dame at avenant,' says Marco, who had an eye for pretty ladies, and a large suite of attendants.

    Medieval People

  • So prattles good-naturedly Vidocq ” one of his best stories of that Lacenaire ” 'jeune homme d'un caractere fort avenant ” mais c'etait un poete,' quoth he, turning sharp on me out of two or three other people round him.

    The Letters of Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett Barrett

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  • From French; means "comely, graceful, beautiful or agreeable."

    March 15, 2014