bien

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bien

(bjɛ̃)
adv
well
References in classic literature ?
Eh bien, mon 'utchitel'," she called after me, "je t'attends, si tu veux.
j'en suis bien aise," said Montcalm, taking Duncan familiarly by the arm, and leading him deep into the marquee, a little out of earshot; "je deteste ces fripons- la; on ne sait jamais sur quel pie on est avec eux.
C'est assez pour aujourd'hui, messieurs; demain nous recommencerons, et j'espere que tout ira bien.
Of course for me, as his mother, it's terrible; and what's worse, they say, ce n'est pas tres bien vu a Petersbourg.
Very true, my love; and it cost ONLY one hundred dollars, and so we'll say no more about it; bien entendu, that you are not to purchase six dozen at the same price.
She was bien souffrante, and she was filled with vague dread, which only her husband's presence could allay.
Tous les mechants sont beuveurs d'eau; C'est bien prouve par le deluge.
She is much a woman--elle est bien femme, as they say here; simpler, softer, rounder, richer than the young girls I spoke of just now.
C' est bien pour un garcon de rein comme cet individu dont vous avez fait un ami, mais pas pour vous, pas pour vous.
After conceding the favor, and appointing a more favorable time for the meeting, Elizabeth succeeded in getting out of the store, into which the countrymen now began to enter, as usual, where they met with the same attention and bien seance as formerly.
Vous devez bien regretter son depart pour Paris," she cooed, looking with affected bashfulness at her fan.
Voltaire, in speaking of Persepolis, says, "Je connois bien l'admiration qu'inspirent ces ruines - mais un palais erigé au pied d'une chaine des rochers sterils - peut il être un chef d'œvure des arts