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a.1.See Germane.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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He never went about otherwise than surrounded by a small court of bishops and abbés of high lineage, gallant, jovial, and given to carousing on occasion; and more than once the good and devout women of Saint Germain d' Auxerre, when passing at night beneath the brightly illuminated windows of Bourbon, had been scandalized to hear the same voices which had intoned vespers for them during the day carolling, to the clinking of glasses, the bacchic proverb of Benedict XII., that pope who had added a third crown to the Tiara-- Bibamus papaliter .
"The queen has resolved to make a little excursion with the king to Saint Germain."
"Good; it is you, accordingly, that I have pitched upon to conduct the king and the queen to Saint Germain."
"And you will place the king and queen in safety also, at Saint Germain?"
Germain, I believe, and they had appointed to meet at the Carmes-Deschaux, when they were disturbed by De Jussac, Cahusac, Bicarat, and two other Guardsmen, who certainly did not go there in such a numerous company without some ill intention against the edicts."
This valet, whose name was Germain, and who enjoyed the entire confidence of his young master, held in one hand a number of papers, and in the other a packet of letters, which he gave to Albert.
Then, again, in, Bernard Germain, Count de Lacepede, a great naturalist, published a scientific systemized whale book, wherein are several pictures of the different species of the Leviathan.
Germain, I don't know that from the point of view of exclusiveness it is any great loss to be here.
Bosnia and Herzegovina's Minister of Security Dragan Mektic met with US Deputy Ambassador Ellen Germain in Sarajevo today to discuss the political situation and security co-operation.
THE future of St Germain's church tower at Marske has been secured thanks to a PS51,000 renovation.
Summary: Paris [France], Jun 6 (ANI): French football club Paris-Saint Germain on Wednesday confirmed that the club won't be renewing the contract of Italian goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon.