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- n. Plural form of eclaircissement.
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The eclaircissements which the occasion required were followed by the resignation of the secretary.
He, to the great dissatisfaction of the lady, was in the same situation with myself, and the eclaircissements resulting from the conversation removed from me all regret, on account of my having broken with her forever.
He published, one after another, the volumes of his translation of the Bible, with expositions (_eclaircissements_) which had been required by the examiners.
Convinced of the propriety of those eclaircissements which his
The answer from the court of France to Mr. Thomson on the subject of the boy (909) is most arrogant: "that when we have given them satisfaction for the many complaints which they have made on our infraction of treaties, then they will think of giving us des ` eclaircissements."
_eclaircissements_, proposals -- pleasant, sober-faced Phil coming in with his burden of afternoon papers -- or Jo, or Charley (who jump'd in the dock last week, and saved a stout lady from drowning,) to replenish the stove, and clearing it with long crow-bar poker.