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n.1.Same as Brun, a brook.
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Brun had become prominent by his proposal that the common expression "Adieu" should be obliterated from all the French classics, and a slight fine imposed for its use in private life.
Brun borrowed the letter, read it, and looked at M.
Maurice Brun cleared his throat and said: "Of course we must help the master in every way, but--"
Armagnac and Brun instantly stood up; but they were too late.
The mass of the crowd was Nationalist, and already in threatening uproar; and a minority of equally angry Intellectuals, led by Armagnac and Brun, only made the majority more militant.
If this is a military secret," shouted Brun, "why do you yell about it in the street?
Armagnac and Brun were waving their hats wildly, and even the Doctor's enemies roared applause at this unexpected defiance.
And if you calculate the time for the above dialogue to take place--the time for Briggs and Firkin to fly to the drawing-room--the time for Miss Crawley to be astonished, and to drop her volume of Pigault le Brun --and the time for her to come downstairs--you will see how exactly accurate this history is, and how Miss Crawley must have appeared at the very instant when Rebecca had assumed the attitude of humility.
It surpassed any complications of intrigue in her favourite Pigault le Brun.
His preoccupied face so clearly denoted the pursuit in which he was engaged, that every cripple at the post-houses, not blind, who shoved his little battered tin-box in at the carriage window for Charity in the name of Heaven, Charity in the name of our Lady, Charity in the name of all the Saints, knew as well what work he was at, as their countryman Le Brun could have known it himself, though he had made that English traveller the subject of a special physiognomical treatise.
Then, the story catapults through time and space to drop in on scenes at their most climactic moments -- a courtroom as the verdict of is read; a jail cell where Smitty blames Bruns for his crimes.
Senator Rob Portman (R-OH) yesterday visited Bruns General Contracting in Tipp City as part of his Results for the Middle-Class Tax Reform Tour.