Some, with tickets in their hats (long travellers these, before whom lay a hundred miles of railroad), had plunged into the English scenery and adventures of pamphlet novels, and were keeping company with dukes
In the Middle Ages, a couple of young dukes
, brothers, took opposite sides in one of the wars, the one fighting for the Emperor, the other against him.
I read considerable to Jim about kings and dukes
and earls and such, and how gaudy they dressed, and how much style they put on, and called each other your majesty, and your grace, and your lordship, and so on, 'stead of mister; and Jim's eyes bugged out, and he was interested.
In most countries they're awful high up in the nobility -- dukes
But as to counts, marquises, dukes
, earls, and the like, I was not so scrupulous.
and who more gallant and courteous than Ruggiero, from whom the dukes
of Ferrara of the present day are descended, according to Turpin in his 'Cosmography.
He despised small game and insignificant personalities, whether in the shape of dukes
or bagmen, letting them go by like sea-weed; but show him a refined or powerful face, let him hear a plangent or a penetrating voice, fish for him with a living look in some one's eye, a passionate gesture, a meaning and ambiguous smile, and his mind was instantaneously awakened.
These four men were not princes, neither were they dukes
, neither were they men in power; they were not even rich.
faubourg = neighborhood ; Rosny = Chateau of Rosny, country estate of the Dukes
of Berry at Rosny-sur-Seine; Madame = title of Princess Marie Therese Charlotte, wife of the Dauphin Louis Antoine, heir to Charles X}
Oo're big enough to be two Dukes
," said the little creature.
Loret, are as great as dukes
and peers, as great as princes, greater than myself.
Then she introduced successively three dukes
, three counts, and a baron.