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  • The constitutional party, supported chiefly by officers on half-pay and the Bonapartists, were at this time inciting "emeutes" around the

    The Celibates

  • Et franchement ca devient du n'importe quoi! ben oui a cause des emeutes la ville etait bouclée au quatre coin et pour acceder au concert sur la place d'arme et au feu d'artifice on etait fouillé et tout ...

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  • Alors franchement des emeutes dans ma ville ca m'fait toujours jaunement marrer!

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  • Pendant les emeutes de banlieu (deja la ...) j'avais parodié la theorie de l'evolution de Darwin en reprenant la representation graphique de l'evolution de l'homme.

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  • J'ai bien ete content figurez vous d'entendre cette phrase dans la bouche d'une fille qui n'avait pas l'air d'etre d'origine francaise parce qu'elle, on va pas la traiter d'raciste et cramer des voitures pour se venger, alors que sa frase au final n'avait pas grand chose de different avec la fameuse utilisation du terme 'racaille' par Sarko pendant les emeutes de banlieu.

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  • My husband was killed during the emeutes at Versailles, whilst defending the persons of the Queen and of the royal children against the fury of the mob.

    The League of the Scarlet Pimpernel

  • “Robert and I,” writes his wife jestingly, “have had some domestic emeutes, because he hates some imperial names.”

    Robert Browning

  • Now, if M. le President has stopped my letters, or if he ponders in his imperial mind how to send me out of Paris, he is as ungrateful as a king, because I have been taking his part all this time at a great cost of domestic emeutes.

    The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning

  • Robert and I have had some domestic emeutes, because he hates some imperial names; yet he confessed to me last night that the excessive and contradictory nonsense he had heard among Legitimists,

    The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning

  • There was the great banquet, and the muttering storm, and angry mobs, and small _emeutes_.



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  • For when threatened with emeutes,

    Tarantara! tarantara!

    And your heart is in your boots,


    There is nothing brings it round

    Like the trumpet's martial sound,

    Like the trumpet's martial sound!

    I think it means riots, of some sort. From the Pirates of Penzance.

    August 20, 2008