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  • She tried to picture him in some of the places she'd been --- sitting at a sidewalk cafe in Paris eating bifteck au poivre.

    A Man Called Jesse Casper, K. N. 1998

  • When in Paris, gentle reader, we always dine at the Trois Frères Provençaux; the little room in blue, remember -- time, six P.M.; potage à la Julienne -- bifteck au vin de Champagne -- poulet à la Marengo -- Chambertin, and St Péray rosé.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. CCCXXXVI. October, 1843. Vol. LIV. Various

  • "Des livres de messe," she said to herself; and thereupon the image of the cold and hungry soldier arose before her, and "un poulet ou un bon bifteck!" she added.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 152, March 14, 1917 Various

  • Perry Tomson and I used to consider George's friends as models in the manner of smoking a pipe, or ordering whiskey-and-soda at Bertrand's to give us an appetite for our mutton-chops or our _bifteck aux pommes_, and in the delightful self-sufficiency with which in the pleasant spring days they would cut recitations and loll on the grass smoking cigarettes right under the nose, almost, of the professor.

    Lippincott's Magazine, August, 1885 Various

  • Forum, on the Place du Forum, are well enough in their way, -- they are certainly well conducted, -- but they lack "atmosphere," and instead of the _cuisine du pays_, you get ham and eggs and _bifteck_ served to you.

    The Automobilist Abroad

  • And he could promise her an excellent risotto, sardines with pomidoro, and a bifteck such as certainly she could not get in the restaurants of Naples.

    A Spirit in Prison Robert Smythe Hichens 1907

  • I "breakfasted" again and again with Adolphe Sax, and had always the same fare -- "un bifteck et des oeufs sur le plat." ...

    The Bed-Book of Happiness Harold Begbie 1900

  • The French talk about the Briton's "_bifteck saignant_," but we never saw anything cooked so as to be, as we should say, "rare."

    Our Hundred Days in Europe Oliver Wendell Holmes 1851

  • The French talk about the Briton's "_bifteck saignant_," but we never saw anything cooked so as to be, as we should say, "rare."

    Complete Project Gutenberg Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. Works Oliver Wendell Holmes 1851

  • "Observe that man," said Duplessis, pointing towards a gentleman who had just entered; "the other day he was the popular hero -- now, in the excitement of threatened war, he is permitted to order his _bifteck_ uncongratulated, uncaressed; such is fame at Paris! here to-day and gone to-morrow."

    The Parisians — Volume 10 Edward Bulwer Lytton Lytton 1838


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