"And so, my good friend, if you have any affaire
la, said the old General, taking a pinch of snuff with his trembling white old hand, and then pointing to the spot of his robe de chambre under which his heart was still feebly beating, "if you have any Phillis to console, or to bid farewell to papa and mamma, or any will to make, I recommend you to set about your business without delay." With which the General gave his young friend a finger to shake, and a good-natured nod of his powdered and pigtailed head; and the door being closed upon Dobbin, sate down to pen a poulet (he was exceedingly vain of his French) to Mademoiselle Amenaide of His Majesty's Theatre.
"Oscillation upon the pavement always means an affaire
[The word 'affaire
' has not yet, in France, that levity of import which it conveys with us,] "but nothing whatever has transpired to throw light upon it.
"Have we returned to the times when Cromwell sent us bullies in the guise of charges d'affaires? You want nothing monsieur, but the steel cap on your head, and a Bible at your girdle."
"Monsieur," said Athos, dryly, "I have never had, as you have, the advantage of treating with Cromwell; and I have only seen his charges d'affaires sword in hand, I am therefore ignorant of how he treated with prime ministers.
charge d'affaires from Copenhagen- a profound intellect," and simply, "Mr.
That is the actual phrase used by the Vienna cabinet," said the Danish charge d'affaires.
He was a brasseur d'affaires
, a stockbroker I suppose you call it in English; and he had a wife and family, and he was earning a large income.
If your joynt power prevaile, th' affaires
of Hell No detriment need feare, goe and be strong.
Has not your excellency heard that the French charge d'affaires
was robbed six months ago within five hundred paces of Velletri?"
Le porte-parole du ministere tunisien des Affaires
etrangeres, a declare, lundi, que les evenements en Libye sont une affaire
interieure, ajoutant que la Tunisie est en train de suivre de tres pres la situation et appelle a la non ingerence dans les affaires
interieures des autres pays.