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Monsieur
used in The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

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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)
  • ...answered M. Nollet, and the event gave me no cause to repent my silence; for my friend M. le Roy, of the Royal Academy of Sciences, took up my cause and refuted him; my book was translated into the Italian, German, and Latin languages; and the doctrine it contain'd was by degrees universally adopted by the philosophers of Europe, in preference to that of the abbe; so that he lived to see himself the last of his sect, except Monsieur B——, of Paris, his eleve and immediate disciple.

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