Sentence Examples


  • In the Goblet ministry of1886-1887he was minister of public instruction, and in the Bourgeois cabinet of1895-1896he held the portfolio for foreign affairs.
  • As a minister of the crown Roland exhibited a bourgeois brusqueness of manner and a remarkable combination of political prejudice with administrative ability.
  • Boccaccio, the contented bourgeois, succeeded to Dante, the fierce aristocrat.
  • The conditions which have the five been described, of despotism, mercenary warfare and bourgeois prosperity, determined the character of this epoch, which was also the period when the great achievements of the Renaissance were prepared.
  • LEON VICTOR BOURGEOIS AUGUSTE (1851-), French statesman, was born at Paris on the 21st of May 1851, and was educated for the law.

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