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Noun1.Talleyrand - French statesman (1754-1838)Talleyrand - French statesman (1754-1838)  
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Consequently, it would only have been necessary for Metternich, Rumyantsev, or Talleyrand, between a levee and an evening party, to have taken proper pains and written a more adroit note, or for Napoleon to have written to Alexander: "My respected Brother, I consent to restore the duchy to the Duke of Oldenburg"- and there would have been no war.
I assure you Talleyrand couldn't hold a candle to me."
No Talleyrand was ever more passionless than Zoraide Reuter!" So I thought then; I found afterwards that blunt susceptibilities are very consistent with strong propensities.
When he came to the prince--the very day before the wedding--to confess (for he always confessed to the persons against whom he intrigued, especially when the plan failed), he informed our hero that he himself was a born Talleyrand, but for some unknown reason had become simple Lebedeff.
"Napoleon has landed at Cannes." Such news might create a panic at Vienna, and cause Russia to drop his cards, and take Prussia into a corner, and Talleyrand and Metternich to wag their heads together, while Prince Hardenberg, and even the present Marquis of Londonderry, were puzzled; but how was this intelligence to affect a young lady in Russell Square, before whose door the watchman sang the hours when she was asleep: who, if she strolled in the square, was guarded there by the railings and the beadle: who, if she walked ever so short a distance to buy a ribbon in Southampton Row, was followed by Black Sambo with an enormous cane: who was always cared for, dressed, put to bed, and watched over by ever so many guardian angels, with and without wages?
About this time, when he was somewhere between forty and fifty, du Bousquier's appearance was that of a bachelor of thirty-six, of medium height, plump as a purveyor, proud of his vigorous calves, with a strongly marked countenance, a flattened nose, the nostrils garnished with hair, black eyes with thick lashes, from which darted shrewd glances like those of Monsieur de Talleyrand, though somewhat dulled.
Just as Monsieur de Talleyrand was supposed to hail all events of whatever kind with a bon mot, so in these days of the Restoration the clerical party had the credit of doing and undoing everything.
Newmark Knight Frank (NKF) has been retained as the exclusive advisor for the sale of Talleyrand Office Park, located at 200 & 220 White Plains Road in Tarrytown, NY .
Across the street from Talleyrand Marine Terminal in Jacksonville is Portside Grille, a favorite among port workers, law enforcement and local residents for its hearty breakfasts, fried chicken and meat smoked on the premises.
ON HEARING of the death of the Turkish ambassador, the legendary Napoleonic diplomat Charles-Maurice de Talleyrand supposedly responded: "I wonder what he meant by that?" An apocryphal anecdote, perhaps, but this week, when the spotlight has been focused brightly on the shadowy world of the foreign service, it's a useful story to consider.
These ships will be fueled from a 528,000-gallon LNG storage facility at the Crowley-leased property at JAXPORT's Talleyrand Marine Terminal in Jacksonville.
I remember the words of Count Charles Talleyrand, 'Speech,' he said, 'was given to man to disguise his thoughts!' Is that how it should be?