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Pain, sick....................Coup tuk. Pour out, to..................Ela luko.

To trap, trap.................Coup canie.

The Milanese were occupied with their own affairs, owing to the coup d'état accomplished by Lodovico Sforza.


By his astounding act of December 2, 1851, known as the coup d'état, Charles Louis Napoleon Bonaparte, commonly called Louis Napoleon, practically assumed imperial power, and on the first anniversary of that coup d'état he was officially proclaimed Emperor of the French under the title of Napoleon III.

By his astounding act of December 2, 1851, known as the coup d'état, Charles Louis Napoleon Bonaparte, commonly called Louis Napoleon, practically assumed imperial power, and on the first anniversary of that coup d'état he was officially proclaimed Emperor of the French under the title of Napoleon III.

He therefore determined to use force, and the method he adopted was that of the coup d'état.

No account of the coup d'état,the most striking and effective in this series of dramatic eventssurpasses in authenticity or interest that of De Tocqueville.

As a member of that body he was justified in saying of his story of the coup d'état, "I merely relate, as an actual witness, the things I saw with my eyes and heard with my ears.

France torn from the alliance of free nations to be classed with the despotic monarchies of the Continentsuch is the result of this coup d'état.

" At this suggestion the party moved on in a body, and were well rewarded for the toil of the ascent, by a coup d'oeil that was almost Swiss in character and beauty.

The diplomatic forty-eight hours' coup-de-main failed, and the programme contained no other item except war.

The patience of the Germans was exhausted, and the Kaiser made the coup of Agadir.

The coup d'état and the Republic were at length about to close with each other.

They tore down the placards of the coup d'état; they posted up our Proclamations; groups at the corners of all the adjacent streets commented upon the decree of outlawry drawn up by the members of the Left remaining at liberty; they snatched the copies from each other.

These living facts are useful for History; the coup d'état is there, as though freshly bleeding.

At nine o'clock in the morning, at the moment when the Courbevoie garrison was descending upon Paris, the placards of the coup d'état being still fresh upon the walls, Louis Bonaparte had left the Elysée, had crossed the Place de la Concorde, the Garden of the Tuileries, and the railed courtyard of the Carrousel, and had been seen to go out, by the gate of the Rue de l'Echelle.

" So Biscarrat told Versigny, and he added, "However I have succeeded in this much, that the placards of the coup d'état have been everywhere torn down, so much so that in order to render the tearing down more difficult the police have ultimately posted them in the public conveniencestheir proper place.

To construct barricades, to let them be destroyed, and to reconstruct them at other points, to avoid the army, and to wear it out, to wage in Paris the war of the desert, always retreating, never yielding, to take time for an ally, to add days to days; on the one hand to give the people time to understand and to rise, on the other, to conquer the coup d'état by the weariness of the army; such was the plan discussed and adopted.

It was one of the regiments chosen by the ill-omened hand of Louis Bonaparte, and on which the coup d'état counted.

By some curious chance it happened that the feeling of the artillery, which everywhere else had pronounced against the coup d'état, hesitated at Metz, and seemed to lean towards Bonaparte.

But madame still took care to preserve such figure as unkind fate had left her; and monsieur still kept his moustaches waxed to a needle's point; and they sat there together, quite immovable, for hours at a time, staring drearily out toward the horizon, meditating, no doubt, over past glories, or arranging some coup by which their fortunes might be retrieved.

The climax of the afternoon, the coup-de-théâtre which all awaited, was the appearance of Mlle.

I know the place; it is too busy a house for a coup de main; we must try the charcoal again; but this time we must be sure of our game.' Karl hoped there might be no stoves in the bed-chamber; but it was a well-furnished house, and there were.

Such acquired traits bade fair in the end to defeat Mrs. Merrick's carefully planned coup, for the daughter had a premature love affair with a youth outside the pale of eligibility.

" "Then what can we possibly do?" wailed the First Lord, who saw his prospect of a brilliant coup wilt away like a fair mirage.

' "There is another artifice of the Poet, which I cannot here omit; because, by the frequent practice of it in his Comedies, he has left it to us, almost as a Rule: that is, when he has any Character or Humour, wherein he would show a coup de maître or his highest skill; he recommends it to your observation by a pleasant description of it, before the person first appears.

For months he regarded this speech as a coup de maitre, while Roswell Gardiner forgot it in half an hour; so much better than the uncle did the lover comprehend the character of the niece.

Raoul!" half-a-dozen were calling, and then one spoke up sharp and distinct: "Tenez, mon bonhomme, ce sera votre gilet, à coup sur!"

ken [Scot.], coup d'oeil

Appearance N. appearance, phenomenon, sight, spectacle, show, premonstration^, scene, species, view, coup d'oeil

phantasm, phantom &c (fallacy of vision) 443. pageant, spectacle; peep-show, raree-show, gallanty-show; ombres chinoises [Sp.]; magic lantern, phantasmagoria, dissolving views; biograph^, cinematograph, moving pictures; panorama, diorama, cosmorama^, georama^; coup de theatre, jeu de theatre

certainly &c adj.; for certain, certes [Lat.], sure, no doubt, doubtless, and no mistake, flagrante delicto [Lat.], sure enough, to be sure, of course, as a matter of course, a coup sur, to a certainty; in truth &c (truly) 494; at any rate, at all events; without fail; coute que coute

From the manner in which you have expressed yourself, it is evident that there are points which puzzle youyou do not get a clean coup d'oeil of the whole regiment of facts, and their causes, and their consequences, as they occurred.

And it is also a historical document, it relates the story of the Second Empire, from the coup d'etat to Sedan; for our family spring from the people, they spread themselves through the whole of contemporary society, invaded every place, impelled by their unbridled appetites, by that impulse, essentially modern, that eager desire that urges the lower classes to enjoyment, in their ascent through the social strata.

Lesage, "Coup d'Oeil," in Journal des Economistes, September, 1868.

Il faut supposer que l'Autriche, sous l'influence des assurances du Représentant Allemand à Vienne, lequel pendant toute cette crise a joué un rôle d'instigateur, a compté sur la probabilité de la localisation de son conflit avec la Serbie et sur la possibilité de porter à cette dernière impunément un coup grave.

When a pig, deer, tiger, or other animal has been shot, and has received its coup de grace, it is quickly bundled on to the pad, and there secured.

If a writer must needs use his own favorite dogma as a weapon with which to give coup de grace to a pernicious theory, he should be careful to seize it by the handle, and not by the blade.

Suffice it to say that he made a grand coup with it, in the purchase of a mill-privilege, or claim, or something of the kind.

His military coup d'oeil his intuitive penetration, his knowledge of men and his capacity to control them were known to all his companions in arms, and commanded their respect; while the gentleness of his disposition, the courtesy of his deportment, his scrupulous regard to their rights, his constant attention to their wants, and his affectionate attachment to their persons universally won their hearts and bound them to him as a father.

The King was a constitutional king; he could have put an end to this constitution only by a coup d'état; and he was not in a position, nor I believe if he were had he the inclination, to do such an act.

I seized my hat, rushed to my office, and began my grand coup.

I had played my grand coup, and lost.

After we had rowed, or rather driven, about a league and a half, as we reckoned it, a raging wave, mountain-like, came rolling astern of us, and plainly bade us expect the coup de grace.

The valley is now fruitful in sugar-canes, and surrounded with hills and woods; and the coup-d'oeil, when seen in the quick changing lights and shadows of the setting sun, is quite, enchanting.

[logne], Stra [sbourg], Pa[ris], and alludes to his escapades in 1836, 1840, 1851 (coup d'état).

He also had an opportunity of observing, that its defences were gone totally to ruin, and significantly remarks, that it could not possibly withstand a coup de main.

The wind carried the smoke to the east of the town, and the sun in the meridian presented as fine a coup d'oeil as can be conceived.

In three hours the head was finished and the background laid in, premier coup the best thing he had done in a year.

Lord Salisbury, vacillating, as is his way, and under persuasion of the powers opposed to his action, consented to delay and negotiate, thus giving the Sultan time to prepare the defenses of the Dardanelles, making the coup de main, possible at first, then impossible, and necessitating serious naval operations, which were likely to involve considerable losses if the pressure at Constantinople were to be successful.

" An hour, for his morning exercise, He swayed that sword of wondrous size, 'Twas called his great "persuader"; Then a mace of steel he smote in two, A feat which the king would often do, Since Saladin wondered at that coup When he met our stout crusader.

In a country where a coup d'état was as easily given as a box on the ear, we all attentively watched for the arrival of one who had been sent from a neighboring empire to negotiate a loan for the tottering throne of this.

Technique du coup d'etat.

Sian; a coup d'etat, by Mayling Soong Chiang (Mme Chiang Kai-shek)

Le Coup de barre.

When one looks down at the audience, the women not being in evening dress gives the coup d'oeil a less festive note, but I think people in theatres look perfectly awful anywhere, don't you, Mamma?

The King decided upon a coup de main.

"Mémoire ou Coup-d'Oeil Rapide sur mes différentes voyages et mon séjour dans la nation Creck, par Le Gal.

Eh bien, ayez comme moi le courage de le lire; et si vous lui accordez d'avoir vu peut-être Constantinople, la Palestine et l'Egypte (ce que moi je me garderois bien de garantir), à coup sûr au moin vous resterez convaincu que

Mais tout-à-coup ce lion fougueux s'arrêta.

La mer entre dans la ville et forme un mauvais havre peu profond, il est dangereux de rester, parce qu'on peut être jeté à la côte par un coup de vent.

Elle s'élança sur messire André, qui d'un coup de la sienne lui coupa

On le garnit de quatre clinques (lames), l'une devant, l'autre derrière, les deux autres sur les côtés, afin de garantir du coup d'épée la face, le cou et les joues.

Quoique celles-ci soient moins fortes que les autres, elles peuvent résister au coup de taille d'une épée.

ils y sont assis comme dans un fauteuil, bien enfoncés, les genoux fort haut et les étriers courts; position dans laquelle ils ne pourroient pas supporter le moindre coup de lance sans être jetés bas. L'arme

Je suis même convaincu qu'un coup bien appuyé sur une tête armée de salade étourdiroit l'homme.

Croit-il l'occasion favorable, il fond sur eux tout-à-coup, et ils ont pour ces circonstances une sorte de marche qui leur est propre.

enfoncé dans le bois, et ne peut ni supporter un grand coup, ni faire plaie que quand il trouve une partie découverte.

Je répondrai que leur coutume n'est point de rester en place; qu'aujourd'hui dans un endroit, demain éloignés d'une journée et demie, ils reparoissent tout-à-coup aussi vite qu'ils ont disparu, et que, si l'on n'est point continuellement sur ses gardes, on court de gros risques.

On the other hand, it had been endeavored to persuade Prince Leopold, of Coburg, to whom the powers of Europe had just offered the crown of Belgium, that the Duchess of St. Leu had come to England in order to possess herself of Belgium by a coup d'état, and to proclaim Louis Napoleon its king.

It would not become him to force to a decision by a coup d'état the nation whose decrees he would ever hold sacred.

On the night of the 29th of September the diabolical idea occurred to him of giving the coup de grace to the prestige of the friars by making them pass through the streets of Ilagan conducting and playing a band of music.

She resolved upon her final coup.

" The door opened as Miss Sherwood gave this coup-de-grace to the character of the baronet, and Sir Frederic Beaumantle was announced, and immediately afterwards, Captain Garland.

But this coup de théâtre was only an introductory farce to the grim tragedy which followed.

The Empress Anna died, and was succeeded on the throne by the infant Ivan, her grand-nephew, who had been Emperor but a few months when, in 1741, a coup d'état gave the crown to Elizabeth, mistress of the Lemesh peasant.

Only once more did Natalie and Milan set eyes on each otherwhen the ex-King presented himself at Biarritz, to bring her news of their son's projected coup d'état, by which he designed to depose the Regents and to take the reins of government into his own hands.

In 1962 a military coup overthrew Goulart, drove him into exile, jailed and disenfranchised his supporters and lined up Brazil, largest and most populous nation of Latin America, solidly behind the Monroe Doctrine of United States supremacy in the Americas, implemented by Washington's burgeoning "Pentagon diplomacy.

No daily paper, with its fresh material for thought and discussion, comes to enliven the long blank evenings by the tent fire; no wars or rumours of wars, no coup d'état of diplomacy, no excitement of political canvass ever agitates the stagnant intellectual atmosphere of Korak existence.

The girl must be perfectly comfortable and under a sense of all sorts of obligations to him when she received his coup de théâtre.

AU`GEREAU, PIERRE FRANÇOIS CHARLES, marshal of France and duke of Castiglione, born at Paris; distinguished in the campaigns of the Republic and Napoleon; executed the coup d'état of the 4th Sept. 1797; his services were rejected by Napoleon on his return from Elba, on account of his having supported the Bourbons during his absence.

PERSIGNY, FIALIN, DUC DE, a French statesman, a supporter all along of Louis Napoleon, abetting him in all his efforts to attain the throne of France, from the affair of Strasburg in 1836 to the coup d'état of December 1851, and becoming in the end Minister of the Interior under him; had to leave France at his fall (1806-1872).

Now, Jim, this poor girl, who, it seems, has recently been acting as the judge's secretary, has just learned that that coup of Reinhart and his crowd has completely ruined her father.

Many a stout-hearted one has been known to postpone the inauguration of a long-planned coup merely because the air filled his blood with the dank chill of superstition.

The Creator might be recognised as the First Ancestor, après coup.

The day was lovely, and with the bright sunshine and cloudless sky, added new charms to this fairy land; for so, by the tasteful arrangement of gorgeous tents, sparkling fountains, exotic shrubs, and flowers of every form and shade, the coup d'oeil might have been termed.

It was a case of life or death with him, so I made my terms and took advantage of his pressure to execute a coup de main.

It would, for a month or two, look so peculiar a word that it might require something like a coup d'état to introduce it.

From the beginning Bismarck had little sympathy with this point of view; he regarded the coup d'état as necessary in a nation which had left the firm ground of legitimacy; France could not be governed except by an iron hand.

I do not think my book was a bad coup d'essai.

Often did she retreat to examine more correctly the general effect of the coup d'oeil, and as often return to rectify some injudicious pin or remodel some rebellious fold.

May not all these armaments be the precursors of some coup d'état?

Vous vous trompez, prodige de nos jours: un amour de votre façon ne reste pas longtemps au berceau; votre premier coup d'oeil a fait naître

Je vous trouve admirable de ne pas le renvoyer tout d'un coup

Pour le coup, c'est toi qui es étrange.

Vous avez fondé notre bonheur pour la vie en me laissant faire: c'est un mariage unique; c'est une aventure dont le seul récit est attendrissant; c'est le coup de hasard le plus singulier, le plus heureux, le plus... MARIO.

Je n'en ai point d'envie; mais cette envie- vient tout d'un coup; il y a tant de minois qui vous la donnent!

MARTON, en le voyant sortir. J'admire ce penchant dont on se prend tout d'un coup l'un pour l'autre.

Cet homme- ne m'a jamais plu un instant, ma fille; vous le savez, j'ai le coup d'oeil assez bon, et je ne l'aime pas.