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  • With the sum of eighty louis, which is all that is subscribed for my professorship, I cannot continue them on any large scale.

    Louis Agassiz His Life and Correspondence

  • The Curé would follow the Queen as she collected this small tax for her poor people, a levy which often totaled as much as much as one hundred 'louis' and never less than fifty.

    Almsgiving of Louis XVI and Marie-Antoinette

  • Champagne, borrowed the money to pay his expenses, while his stinted household is kept up only by means of a louis which is given to him weekly by his father-in-law, who is a coffee-house keeper.

    The French Revolution - Volume 1

  • Throughout the South and the East individuals in easy circumstances purchase this commission of beggar for a "louis," or for ten crowns, and, putting three livres in a cup, go about presenting it in this or that parish: [5263] ten of the inhabitants of a small mountain village and five inhabitants in the little village of Treignac obtain their discharge in this fashion.

    The Ancient Regime

  • -- "What! they have not re-coined louis: I am surprised at this.

    Memoirs of the Private Life, Return, and Reign of Napoleon in 1815, Vol. I

  • Keep it pretty similar, but this time the celebs (ie cowel, cole, 'louis' and who ever is in the 4th slot) would have to make their cases to a 'jury' of 9. (randomly selected members whot get to sack who ever they like.

    Army Rumour Service

  • I am from Kosovo and now study English, tell me right I wrote the following sentence: “Discounted unpublished airline tickets and web fares locate the best rates on airline tickets for travel in and around saint louis with areaguides.”

    Matthew Yglesias » Steele: Cops, Firefighters, Soldiers, Postmen, Teachers All Secretly Unemployed

  • That being said st. louis has had some success (like other cities across the country) turning old buildings and warehouses into lofts and apartments for younger people. this is one city where an extra train or two is not going to create a great urban environment.

    Matthew Yglesias » Transit in St. Louis

  • John "the fundamentals of the economy are strong" McCain showed numerous times, even before his tragically comic choice of Palin as his running mate, that he is misinformed and has poor judgement, and hardly puts "America first". louis Allen

    McCain slams Blue Dog Democrats

  • Can we attach an electrode to your nervous system now. jim louis

    It Might Be Time To Restore Space Life Science Funding - NASA Watch

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