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|Marseilles Located onthe southeast coast, Marseilles is the second largest city in |
Franceand offers visitors everything they'd associate with a bustling cosmopolitan
port: ... Even Napoleon said, 'The French complain of everything,and always.
|who are the goodies and who are the baddies. Antony Jay and Jonathan Lynn, |
Yes Minister, 1986 See also: DIPLOMACY, FOREIGN OFFICE #FRANCE AND
THE FRENCH The French complain of everything and always. Napoleon I ...
|Without, a navy, France is exposed to all sorts of insults. Every system finds |
apologists in France. The French complain of everything, and always. France .
loves change too much for any government to endure there. With a sincere ally,
|He never complains except when at last, in his own interest, he is requested to |
retire, and often will try to go on till the last ... -f Le Potin. being always disposed to
make complaints of everything and everybody, 76 THE DILIGENCE
|He said that a French person traveling abroad often looks for stimulation from the |
arts of the countries he visits and prepares for his trips by ... lentlessly crawling
down the mountainside, absorbing and crushing everything in the path and
spearheaded by . ... They would also walk around “flashing big wads of dollars”
and then, when hooked by pickpockets, would complain, “The French are thieves
|But more often the ungrateful wretches to whom Dante promises a place in his |
Inferno because they wept when they should have rejoiced. Julie has had
everything she longed for, without ever recognizing the fact. She has always
|The Portuguese trader revelled in complaints about all sorts of things. He stated |
... Like Cristobal Montanas at Mozambique, he always kept ivory and slaves for
sale. He also ... Alonso was to complain about everything on this particular day.
|If there is a preposition in English before the words one another, each other, it is |
placed in French before l'autre, les autres : L'un ... on paie tout cher, in Australia
you pay dear for everything ; on se plaint toujours, people (we) always complain.
|COMPLAIN, in French complain- dre or plaindre, Latin plango to beat the breast |
as a sign of grief, in Greek •Xn>>. ... The folly of complaint has ever been the
theme of moralists in all ages ; it has always been regarded as the author and ...