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  • ♦ The French translation of The Duchess, Her Maid, The Groom and Their Lover by Victoria Janssen, Lecons de plaisir, is available beginning November 2009 at Amazon France and Harlequin France.

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  • Par rapport à mes remarques précédentes, je suis assez dubitative sur le "plaisir" que l'on peut retirer d'une lecture sur un écran d'un roman de Proust.

    Entretiens / Interviews / Entrevistas

  • 'voudrais avec la', which did 'plaisir' me 'grandement', and so set her at home with my mind mighty glad of what I have prevailed for so far; and so home, and to the office, and did my business there, and then home to supper, and after to set some things right in my chamber, and so to bed.

    Diary of Samuel Pepys — Volume 50: February 1666-67

  • 'plaisir' me 'grandement', and so set her at home with my mind mighty glad of what I have prevailed for so far; and so home, and to the office, and did my business there, and then home to supper, and after to set some things right in my chamber, and so to bed.

    The Diary of Samuel Pepys, February 1666/67

  • -- [Pleasure -- unless 'plaisir' were originally 'deplaisir' -- must be understood here ironically, for the house was one in which she had been imprisoned.

    The Essays of Montaigne — Complete

  • But best of all is the great Gallic plaisir of it all; only the French could make a teenager with a permanent hangover seem so perfectly delightful.

    Stories of Fathers and Daughters

  • Je savoure l'histoire de Marie Françoise avec plaisir.

    la routine - French Word-A-Day

  • C'était un vrai plaisir de lire ce que vous avez écrit.

    rubrique - French Word-A-Day

  • Je l'ai acheté, j'ai adoré, et dès ce jour-là, je lis votre blog avec beaucoup de plaisir.

    livre d'or - French Word-A-Day

  • (Je vois bien qu'elles font grand plaisir a ta famille!)

    mousse - French Word-A-Day

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