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Monsieur
used in Middlemarch

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Definition
French equivalent to the English Mr.

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French equivalent to saying sir in English (a polite way to address a male)
  • Hitherto she had classed the admiration for this "ugly" and learned acquaintance with the admiration for Monsieur Liret at Lausanne, also ugly and learned.
    Book 1 — Miss Brooke (35% in)
  • Dorothea said to herself that Mr. Casaubon was the most interesting man she had ever seen, not excepting even Monsieur Liret, the Vaudois clergyman who had given conferences on the history of the Waldenses.
    Book 1 — Miss Brooke (10% in)
  • Dorothea had never been tired of listening to old Monsieur Liret when Celia's feet were as cold as possible, and when it had really become dreadful to see the skin of his bald head moving about.
    Book 1 — Miss Brooke (35% in)
  • Why then should her enthusiasm not extend to Mr. Casaubon simply in the same way as to Monsieur Liret?
    Book 1 — Miss Brooke (36% in)
  • Under any other name than "pleasure" the society of Messieurs Bambridge and Horrock must certainly have been regarded as monotonous; and to arrive with them at Houndsley on a drizzling afternoon, to get down at the Red Lion in a street shaded with coal-dust, and dine in a room furnished with a dirt-enamelled map of the county, a bad portrait of an anonymous horse in a stable, His Majesty George the Fourth with legs and cravat, and various leaden spittoons, might have seemed a hard...
    Book 3 — Waiting for Death (9% in)

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