Sentence Examples


  • With Michel de Chamillart, whom he had known as intendant of Rouen (1689-1690), he had no better success.
  • The streets are in general steep and narrow, but there is a handsome promenade in the upper town, laid out in the 18th century by the intendant Antoine Megret d'Etigny.
  • Antoine Megret d'Etigny, intendant from 1751 to 1767, did much to improve the city and its commerce.
  • He entered the profession of the law, and became in succession advocate to the general council of Artois, procureur to the parlement of Douai, master of requests, then intendant of Metz (1768) and of Lille (1774).
  • Under Napoleon he became a member of the council of state, and from 1812 to 1814 he governed Catalonia under the title of intendant-general, being charged to win over the Catalonians to King Joseph Bonaparte.