The count's tutor, a man of the world and a bon vivant
, up to his eyes in learning, as his pupil described him, often recalled the profound erudition, the witty and caustic satire of Athos to Raoul; but as regarded grace, delicacy, and nobility of external appearance, no one in these points was to be compared to the Comte de la Fere.
Grant is most kind and obliging to me, and though he is really a gentleman, and, I dare say, a good scholar and clever, and often preaches good sermons, and is very respectable, I see him to be an indolent, selfish bon vivant
, who must have his palate consulted in everything; who will not stir a finger for the convenience of any one; and who, moreover, if the cook makes a blunder, is out of humour with his excellent wife.
Athelney Jones proved to be a sociable soul in his hours of relaxation, and face his dinner with the air of a bon vivant
Murray was, by all accounts, a blustering, roystering, country squire: a devoted fox-hunter, a skilful horse-jockey and farrier, an active, practical farmer, and a hearty bon vivant
K- was a BON VIVANT
as well as an accomplished teacher; he liked a sly illusion no less than a careful preparation.
The doctor, whose cook was not satisfactory, the curate, who kept no cook, and the mining agent, who was a great bon vivant
, even began to rely on Freely for the greater part of their dinner, when they wished to give an entertainment of some brilliancy.
There are also popular items from our old restaurants: Au Bon Vivant
in Makati; Aux Iles Philippines in Paris; Galing Galing in Ermita; and Mai Thai chain.
By age thirty-seven, about the time he left Kentucky for Florida, he was already the bon vivant
of the book's title, an admired orator and engaging teller of tales, caricatured as Ralph Ringwood in Washington Irving's tales about a frontier hero.
Shaikh Khalid who describes himself as diplomat, ambassador, Foreign Minister of Bahrain, reader, world traveller, and bon vivant
, has been an avid user of the microblog since October 2009, making him among the first Arab ministers to communicate on social media.
His undeniable gift for delivering an elegant turn of phrase, coupled with his bon vivant
lifestyle, make him the center of attention wherever he goes.
Ogi Eyewear has launched two new semi-rimless ophthalmic frames in its Bon Vivant
collection called 'Adele' and 'Marius.
It's only fitting that Bon Vivant
, a Greenville supper club that has been carrying on those traditions for years (54 to be exact), celebrates this milestone in style.