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  • noun Plural form of malle.

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Examples

  • 'Rex Bocche, magna nobis laetitia est, quum te talem virum di monuere, uti aliquando pacem quam bellum malles, neu te optimum cum pessimo omnium

    C. Sallusti Crispi De Bello Catilinario Et Jugurthino

  • Christ of all then went he in great cruelness and did that holy man to be beaten so cruelly with leaden malles, that all his veins must break and burst, of which he cared nothing, for he suffered it heartily, thinking for

    The Golden Legend, vol. 7

  • But by the pleasure of our Lord they had no power to hurt ne grieve them ne their ship, wherefore the fiends began to roar and cry, and threw their hooks and malles at them.

    The Golden Legend, vol. 7

  • Meanwhile I had spent an hour in the great yard of the postoffice, waiting for my conductor to turn up and seeing the yellow malles-postes pushed to and fro.

    Italian Hours

  • Most of the mails from Paris were carried through the country by malles-postes and diligences, and every evening an immense number of these coaches left the central bureau for all parts of France.

    France and the Republic A Record of Things Seen and Learned in the French Provinces During the 'Centennial' Year 1889

  • WHEN Ferrers returned that day from his customary ride, he was surprised to see the lobbies and hall of the apartment which he occupied in common with Maltravers, littered with bags and/malles/, boxes and books, and

    Ernest Maltravers — Volume 02

  • After the expiration of the time required by law, the seals were removed from the effects, which consisted of two _malles_ and

    The Parisians — Volume 06

  • WHEN Ferrers returned that day from his customary ride, he was surprised to see the lobbies and hall of the apartment which he occupied in common with Maltravers, littered with bags and _malles_, boxes and books, and Ernest's Swiss valet directing porters and waiters in a mosaic of

    Ernest Maltravers — Complete

  • After the expiration of the time required by law, the seals were removed from the effects, which consisted of two malles and a dressing-case.

    The Parisians — Complete

  • Messieurs et mes dames, vite! vite! les clefs de vos malles! called out another.

    Paris Lions and London Tigers

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