Sentence Examples


  • They are elected by the scrutin de lisle for a period of nine years, and one-third of the body retires every three years.
  • CLAUDE JOSEPH ROUGET DE LISLE (1760-1836), French author, was born on the 10th of May 1760, at Lons-le-Saunier (Jura).
  • The song which has immortalized him the Marseillaise, was composed at Strassburg, where Rouget de Lisle was quartered in April 1792.
  • Rouget de Lisle wrote a few other songs of the same kind, and in 1825 he published Chants frangais, in which he set to music fifty songs by various authors.
  • In 1332 a market on Wednesdays and a fair at the Feast of St Peter ad Vincula were granted to Alice de Lisle and in 1405 this market was ratified and three additional fairs added, viz.