There were a few among us who spoke of the Duchesse de Berri as our future mistress; but the notion prevailed that we should so soon pass into the hands of a femme de chambre, as to render the selection little desirable.
Duchesse de Berri = Marie Caroline (1798-1870), wife of Charles Ferdinand of Artois, Duke of Berry, second son of King Charles X; femme de chambre = lady's maid}
The youthful little Princess Bolkonskaya, known as la femme
la plus seduisante de Petersbourg,* was also there.
She is what they call here a belle femme
, which means that she is a tall, ugly woman, with style.
Il fait la cour a une jeune et jolie femme
, and a husband who's a man of the world should only be flattered by it.
Sedley's kitchen--how black Sambo was in love with the cook (as indeed he was), and how he fought a battle with the coachman in her behalf; how the knife-boy was caught stealing a cold shoulder of mutton, and Miss Sedley's new femme
de chambre refused to go to bed without a wax candle; such incidents might be made to provoke much delightful laughter, and be supposed to represent scenes of "life.
They wear old brown cloaks--so the femme
de chambre told me--that you wouldn't use for a horse blanket.
The first, as you said, contains two ladies with their femmes
de chambre; the second contains the footmen, provisions, and necessaries.
L a femme
et la fille rurales sont a l'ordre du jour a l'ONU.
Et d'affirmer que le choix de la date du 8 mars se veut une reconnaissance de la femme
, en general, et de la femme
active, en particulier.
3]tel Aurassi, de rendre hommage [euro]u la femme
alg[euro]u[c]rienne, la journaliste en particulier qui prend une place de plus en plus importante dans les m[euro]u[c]dias.
En 2013, la Colombie-Britannique a franchi une etape importante avec l'election de la 100e femme
deputee a l'Assemblee legislative.