"I write you in Russian, my good friend," wrote Julie in her Frenchified
Russian, "because I have a detestation for all the French, and the same for their language which I cannot support to hear spoken....
Why Daniel, who prided himself on being a true-born Englishman, Frenchified
his name by adding a "De" to it we do not know, and he was over forty before he changed plain Foe into Defoe.
Tell me, who bas frenchified
thee, and how dost thou dare to return to Spain, where if they catch thee and recognise thee it will go hard enough with thee?"
I 'm Polly at home and I 'm fond of being called so; but Marie is Frenchified
This is my specially sharpened scimitar, and it's off with your head if I'm at all displeased with you!' Miss Cynthia, she was what they call an Apache, or some such name--a Frenchified
sort of cut-throat, I take it to be.
Avoid the evil garden where died the man with two heads." Yet, while these shameful symbolic shapes passed across the ancient mirror of his Irish soul, his Frenchified
intellect was quite alert, and was watching the odd priest as closely and incredulously as all the rest.
Instead of the sturdy establishment in prejudice of Bert's grandfather, to whom the word "Frenchified
" was the ultimate term of contempt, there flowed through Bert's brain a squittering succession of thinly violent ideas about German competition, about the Yellow Danger, about the Black Peril, about the White Man's Burthen--that is to say, Bert's preposterous right to muddle further the naturally very muddled politics of the entirely similar little cads to himself (except for a smear of brown) who smoked cigarettes and rode bicycles in Buluwayo, Kingston (Jamaica), or Bombay.
And what of the unusual orthography of "Bolleyne" which looks decidedly "Frenchified
In the 1980s when some elite eateries in London and New York began introducing Indian food prepared with Western sensibilities, it was quickly dubbed as Frenchified
' [Delia Cruscan] lyricism" in favor of the "sententious[ness]" and "tight formal control of Pope's heroic couplets" (146-47).
He takes the narrator's (prejudiced) criticisms of Madame Henri Bachelier to be Borges's critique of Argentina's literary circles, on the basis of Borges's disdain for Victoria Ocampo's Frenchified
Why the Queen did not continue in that vein is unknown, but her and Prince Philip's chairs of estate, with their subtle gilt-wood carvings, certainly appear more at home surrounded by the heavily Frenchified
neoclassicism of George IV's Throne Room at Buckingham Palace than any x-framed thrones of their predecessors.