Sentence Examples


  • Dumas was " trop commis-voyageur," Jouffroy too serenely virtuous and Musset " trop dandy."
  • Sainte-Beuve's criticism is almost identical with Gibbon's own; but though he finds that " la lecture en est assez difficile et parfois obscure, la liaison des idees echappe souvent par trop de concision et par le desir qu'a eu le jeune auteur d'y faire entrer, d'y condenser la plupart de ses notes," he adds, y a, chemin faisant, des vues neuves et qui sentent l'historien."
  • In addition to a number of subject-pictures, such as "Trop Tard" (1870), "Samson et Delilah" (1871), and others taken from Moroccan studies, he was an eminent painter of portraits of some of the most prominent men and women of the day, one of his last being that of Queen Victoria (1900).
  • Ne vol pas trop en uni dire!
  • (Paris, 1826); a poetical translation of Horace (of which Le Brun remarked: "Je ne Hs point Daru, j'aime trop mon Horace"); Discours en vers sur les facultes de l'homme (Paris, 1825), and Astronomie, a didactic poem in six cantos (Paris, 1820).

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