xvi


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Noun1.xvi - the cardinal number that is the sum of fifteen and oneXVI - the cardinal number that is the sum of fifteen and one
large integer - an integer equal to or greater than ten
Adj.1.xvi - being one more than fifteenxvi - being one more than fifteen    
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La Perouse, and his second, Captain de Langle, were sent by Louis XVI, in 1785, on a voyage of circumnavigation.
{Dauphine = Crown Princess; Duchesse d'Angouleme = Marie Therese Charlotte (1778-1851), the Dauphine, daughter of King Louis XVI and wife of Louis Antoine of Artois, Duke of Angouleme, eldest son of King Charles X--she lost her chance to become queen when her father-in- law abdicated the French throne in 1830--Napoleon said of her that she was "the only man in her family"}
Louis XVI did not die in his bed, consequently history is very gentle with him; she is charitable toward his failings, and she finds in him high virtues which are not usually considered to be virtues when they are lodged in kings.
Why did Louis XVI. of France, at his own personal expense, fit out whaling ships from Dunkirk, and politely invite to that town some score or two of families from our own island of Nantucket?
"Louis XVI was executed because they said he was dishonorable and a criminal," came into Pierre's head, "and from their point of view they were right, as were those too who canonized him and died a martyr's death for his sake.
When Louis XVI. was going to light out of the Tooleries a servant- girl done it.
A jaunty little feather of water curled in front of it, and as it lifted it showed a long ladder of Roman numerals - XV., XVI., XVII., XVIII., and so forth - on a salmon-coloured, gleaming side.
"The nobles in Louis XVI.'s time thought just so; and Austria and Pius IX.
Oh, I would rather mount the scaffold of my brother, Louis XVI., than thus descend the staircase at the Tuileries driven away by ridicule.
* The hired foreign palace guards of Louis XVI, a king of France that was beheaded by his people.
Necker, minister of finance under Louis XVI, and became the mother of the famous Mme.
It is by no means a monopoly of the human race, but shows itself in various ways also among the more highly organized animals." The same subject is treated in more detail in Chapter xvi of "Die mnemischen Empfindungen," but what is said there adds nothing vital to what is contained in the above quotations.