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Examples

  • If you ha 'murdered him, you "-- he slapped his sword home again --" no, _mordieu_, I can't touch you so.

    The Highwayman

  • No man ever denied him wit, nor will I, _mordieu_.

    The Highwayman

  • Aye, madame, he would not treat you so, _mordieu_.

    The Highwayman

  • But, mordieu! he shall pay dear for the insult, which I feel in the depths of my heart.

    Indiana

  • "And he had become sad, mordieu! as if he had lived in your majesty's court."

    The Forty-Five Guardsmen

  • "Yes, mordieu! what do I care?" continued the Gascon, "I came to Paris on business, and find the gates closed on account of this execution -- that is all I care for."

    The Forty-Five Guardsmen

  • "Par la mordieu!" said the king, with a self-satisfied expression,

    The Forty-Five Guardsmen

  • "Par la mordieu!" said the king, "make this fellow hold his tongue, or he will make a second St. Bartholomew!"

    Chicot the Jester

  • "Eh! mordieu! do you think you are very amusing with your eternal questions?"

    Chicot the Jester

  • "With your pages, monsieur," said Chicot; "you ruin yourself in pages, and, par la mordieu, it is infringing our prerogatives."

    Chicot the Jester

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