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Philippe

(French filip)
n
(Biography) full name Philippe Léopold Louis Marie. born 1960, king of Belgium from 2013
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Philippe Georges Marie Comte de Chagny was just forty-one years of age.
Philippe busied himself actively with the youngster's education.
"True, true," cried Philippe, seizing his gun and springing with a bound into the field and thence to the post.
"Forward then, my respectable privy councillor," replied Colonel Philippe, whistling to the dogs, who seemed more willing to obey him than the public functionary to whom they belonged.
{as the court was = the Royal Court of King Louis Philippe prided itself on its simplicity and informality; garcons, bourgeois = waiters, neighbors; salon = living room}
Is Louis Philippe likely to maintain the throne, in France?"
Every one knew that, as they knew it had cost Philippe Valmet sixty thousand dollars to build, away back in 1840.
From that moment, Master Coppenole enjoyed in Paris as in Ghent, "great favor with the people; for men of that sort do enjoy it," says Philippe de Comines, "when they are thus disorderly." The cardinal bit his lips.
"I will exile the deposed king," said Philippe, shuddering; "'twill be more human."
It was a very small room, overcrowded with furniture of the style which the French know as Louis Philippe. There was a large wooden bedstead on which was a billowing red eiderdown, and there was a large wardrobe, a round table, a very small washstand, and two stuffed chairs covered with red rep.
Equally little does this view explain why for several centuries the collective will is not withdrawn from certain rulers and their heirs, and then suddenly during a period of fifty years is transferred to the Convention, to the Directory, to Napoleon, to Alexander, to Louis XVIII, to Napoleon again, to Charles X, to Louis Philippe, to a Republican government, and to Napoleon III.
There is Napoleon; who, upon the top of the column of Vendome, stands with arms folded, some one hundred and fifty feet in the air; careless, now, who rules the decks below; whether Louis Philippe, Louis Blanc, or Louis the Devil.