Marquis de Lafayette

Definitions

  • Marquis de Lafayette
    Marquis de Lafayette
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Marquis de Lafayette French soldier who served under George Washington in the American Revolution (1757-1834)
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Usage

In literature:

Resolute, or seemingly so, is the tall shaggy Marquis, is the Cafe de Foy: but resolute also is Commandant-General Lafayette.
"The French Revolution" by Thomas Carlyle
There wasn't a bit of harm in Marquis de Lafayette, but he was extremely agile in keeping out of nets!
"The Story Of Waitstill Baxter" by By Kate Douglas Wiggin
Lafayette, Marquis de, Washington's regard for, i.
"George Washington, Vol. I" by Henry Cabot Lodge
Lafayette, Marquis de, Washington's regard for, i.
"George Washington, Vol. II" by Henry Cabot Lodge
Among the former, the Marquis de Lafayette held a prominent place in his heart.
"Washington and the American Republic, Vol. 3." by Benson J. Lossing
I might now enumerate the various expedients proposed by the Count de Vergennes and the Marquis de Lafayette to reconcile our difficulties.
"The Diplomatic Correspondence of the American Revolution, Vol. VIII" by Various
I find it of the last importance to hasten forward myself to join the Marquis de Lafayette as soon as possible.
"The Diplomatic Correspondence of the American Revolution, Vol. XI" by Various
Lafayette, de, Marquis, 1, 239.
"As I Remember" by Marian Gouverneur
One day he dined with several members of Congress, and was introduced to a French nobleman, the Marquis de Lafayette.
"From Farm House to the White House" by William M. Thayer
In spite of his wound the Marquis de Lafayette carried himself hopefully, and helped inspire the waning courage of the men.
"A Little Girl in Old Philadelphia" by Amanda Minnie Douglas
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In news:

America's Sweetheart: Marquis de Lafayette.
America's Sweetheart: Marquis de Lafayette .
Each year, since 2007, the school selects a speaker who embodies the ideals of The Marquis de Lafayette.
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