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  Item Reference: KCLCAL-1875-1876-591

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general literature and science 587 of the lakes and mountains and of the brave men But both England and Scotland are now parts of tbe same kingdom and there is no use in asking which is the best country or has the bravest men -walter Scott And also- An ambassador of Charles to Soliman Emperor of the Turks was called to that emperor's audience As he noticed on entering the audience-room that there was no seat provided for him and that it was not through any omission but from pride that he was made to stand he took off his mantle and sat upon it with as much ease as if it were long-established custom He then brought forward the object of his mission with an assurance and presence of mind that Soliman himself could not help admiring When the audience was at an end the ambassador left without taking his mantle It was thought at first that he had for- gotten it and he was told of it His grave yet mild reply was The ambassadors of the king my master are not accustomed to take away their seats with them Give the opposite of each of the following adjectives Caractere altier-doux-maussade-sournois-liant maniferes engageantes-brusques-gaucfas esprit ferine-male-actif- penetrant-elevi subtil omi-obt us etroit-faux-vide- Uger-distrait style guinde-diffus-sec-inegal-decousu- bas-force Contrast the French and English languages in reference to the construction of reciprocal verbs Show with examples how much more closely the logical connection of the different parts of sentence is adhered to in French than in English Put the following extract into modern French not omitting the accents Paris en la roustisserie du petit Chastelet au deuant de lOuuroir d'ung roustisseur ung facquin mangeoyt son pain la fumee du roust et le trouuoyt ainsi parfumfj grandement sauoureux Le roustisseur le laissoyt faire Enfin quand tout le pain feut baufre le roustisseur happe le facquin au collet et vouloyt qu'il luy payast la fumee de son roust Le facquin
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