The realm of France, it is well known, was divided betwixt the Norman and Teutonic
race, who spoke the language in which the word Yes is pronounced as oui, and the inhabitants of the southern regions, whose speech bearing some affinity to the Italian, pronounced the same word oc.
In the long lists by the Garonne on the landward side of the northern gate there had been many a strange combat, when the Teutonic
knight, fresh from the conquest of the Prussian heathen, ran a course against the knight of Calatrava, hardened by continual struggle against the Moors, or cavaliers from Portugal broke a lance with Scandinavian warriors from the further shore of the great Northern Ocean.
Italy, like the rest of the Roman Empire, had been overrun and conquered in the fifth century by the barbarian Teutonic
tribes, but the devastation had been less complete there than in the more northern lands, and there, even more, perhaps, than in France, the bulk of the people remained Latin in blood and in character.
He had been in Germany for five years and was become very Teutonic
To show that at this period in my life drinking was wholly a matter of companionship, I remember crossing the Atlantic in the old Teutonic
My blood boils--well, I'm half German, so put it down to patriotism--when I listen to the tasteful contempt of the average islander for things Teutonic
, whether they're Bocklin or my veterinary surgeon.
Thus it was that James Ward made a fresh and heroic effort to control the Teutonic
barbarian that was half of him.
The bewhiskered individual, who looked like a Scotsman, had the Teutonic
name of Von Blix, and spoke with a strong American accent.
Lotty, with Teutonic
phlegm, was calmly eating bread and currant wine, for the jelly was still in a hopelessly liquid state, while Mrs.
It was no doubt because I was so ignorant that I rushed in where Teutonic
angels fear to tread and made my tea-roses face a northern winter; but they did face it under fir branches and leaves, and not one has suffered, and they are looking to-day as happy and as determined to enjoy themselves as any roses, I am sure, in Europe.
The Slavonic population of Austria is down, while the Teutonic
has hardly been affected.
When we were at Vienna her twentieth birthday occurred, and as she was very fond of ornaments, we all took the opportunity of the splendid jewellers' shops in that Teutonic
Paris to purchase her a birthday present of jewellery.