What could this man with such a boulevardier
exterior that he looked positively like, an exile in a provincial town, and with his drawing-room manner - what could he know of negroes?
And with activity, too: the three male leads (Jack Dolan and James Gribble as the boulevardiers
Gardefeu and Bobinet, plus Andrew Randall as a hapless Swedish count) had a real comic chemistry, making the most of a witty English translation.
More important, though, are those other walker/writers: Charles Reznikoff, whose poetry she quotes at length, or Alfred Kazin, whose A Walker in the City (1951) is another story of a smart kid from the outer boroughs, beguiled by boulevardiers
Well let us sit and have an espresso and an exquisite pastry and watch the boulevardiers
The view, looking along Mill Lane from St Mary Street towards The Hayes, is, of course, dominated by the Glamorgan Canaal, long since filled in and replaced by the road we see now dividing the Marriott Hotel from what is still known by some boulevardiers
in Cardiff as "the cafe quarter".
In his 1903 article "Gabriele D'Annunzio," Benedetto Croce, writing on the notion of decadenza--to him the creation of frivolous Parisian boulevardiers
, and to him as inane a term as "fine di secolo"--recounts how the natural sciences, "disguising themselves as philosophies," had imposed the dead hand of determinism on the living cosmos which philosophy and religion had bestowed on Europe.
By way of contrast, straight down from Heroes' Square is Andrassy Ut, thronged by international designer showrooms housed in the gracious grey buildings that summon up top-hatted boulevardiers
with gardenias in their buttonholes.
Can we really believe that the streets that are being progressively reclaimed from the down-and-outs will vibrate with bouncy boulevardiers
and frisky flaneurs?
scene-makers, Michael Ovitz, Liz Smith and Donald Trump were reflected "as the mummified boulevardiers
, socialite war criminals, beaver-faced moguls, tigress survivors and, of course, short-fingered vulgarians they were."
A high ranking here could bring train-loads of panama-hatted boulevardiers
seeking out the finest avant garde galleries and experimental theatres, and mean that you can't enter a restaurant without tripping over Michael Winner.
And the Frogs are suave, garlic-chomping Boulevardiers
who will pull your bird faster than you can pull the cork on a bottle of Piat D'or.
It's interesting to note that both ELVIS and BOULEVARD can be spelled out separately from the letters of two words, BOULEVARDIERS