It is the educated, the intelligent, the wealthy, the refined, who ought to have equal rights and not the canaille."
"If you can keep the canaille of that opinion," said Augustine.
You see all the canaille
are in the hands of their owners, while we, the elite of pocket- handkerchiefs, are left here in a corner, like so many cloaks."
I have had no opportunity to find out any thing about the upper classes by my own observation, but from what I hear said about them I judge that what they lack in one or two of the bad traits the canaille
have, they make up in one or two others that are worse.
Surely there is nothing in the canaille
to recommend it to your aesthetic soul." He pointed an accusing finger at the whiskey glass which the other was refilling.
The genial disdain of Michel Rollin, who called them impostors, was answered by him with vituperation, of which crapule and canaille
were the least violent items; he amused himself with abuse of their private lives, and with sardonic humour, with blasphemous and obscene detail, attacked the legitimacy of their births and the purity of their conjugal relations: he used an Oriental imagery and an Oriental emphasis to accentuate his ribald scorn.
"Republican ideas are the first error of youth which seeks for liberty; later it finds it the worst of despotisms,--that of an impotent canaille
. Your poor niece is punished where she sinned."
!" and the sword of D'Artagnan flashed from its sheath.
"You should stick to the gutter, canaille
," he yells, and
criminalite et de la << petite canaille
>> et a developper