Montmorency


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Montmorency,

town (1990 pop. 21,003), Val d'Oise dept., N France, a suburb N of Paris. J. J. RousseauRousseau, Jean Jacques
, 1712–78, Swiss-French philosopher, author, political theorist, and composer. Life and Works

Rousseau was born at Geneva, the son of a Calvinist watchmaker.
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 lived there (1756–62), first at the nearby "Hermitage," a cottage on the estate of his friend, Mme d'Épinay, and after his quarrel with her, in Montmorency itself.

Montmorency,

river, c.60 mi (100 km) long, rising in the Laurentian Mts., S Que., Canada, and flowing generally S to the St. Lawrence River. Near its mouth are Montmorency Falls (275 ft/84 m high), providing hydroelectric power.

Montmorency

(mŏnt'mərĕn`sē), town, S Que., Canada, at the confluence of the St. Lawrence and Montmorency rivers; now part of the municipality of BeauportBeauport
, city (1991 pop. 69,158), S Que., Canada, on the St. Lawrence River. It is a suburb of Quebec city. Settled in 1634, it is one of the oldest communities in Canada.
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. It is a suburb of Quebec city and the site of the scenic Montmorency Falls.

Montmorency

companion on Thames boat trip. [Br. Lit.: Jerome Three Men in a Boat in Magill II, 1018]
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One of my friends--one of my friends, please to observe, not myself," said Athos, interrupting himself with a melancholy smile, "one of the counts of my province--that is to say, of Berry--noble as a Dandolo or a Montmorency, at twenty-five years of age fell in love with a girl of sixteen, beautiful as fancy can paint.
Do not do anything of the sort; for were the gentleman a Montmorency, and the diplomatist a Metternich, we will breakfast at eleven; in the meantime, follow Debray's example, and take a glass of sherry and a biscuit.
not the first prince of the blood, not the king's uncle, but the base conspirator, the soul of every cabal, who pretends to lead the brave people who are weak enough to believe in the honor of a prince of the blood -- not the prince nearest to the throne, not the king's uncle, I repeat, but the murderer of Chalais, of Montmorency and of Cinq-Mars, who is playing now the same game he played long ago and who thinks that he will win the game because he has a new adversary -- instead of a man who threatened, a man who smiles.
Pussy can sit on the arm of the chair and purr, and Montmorency will curl himself up on the rug and blink at the fire, yet keeping one eye on you the while, in case you are seized with any sudden desire in the direction of rats.
I expected to have a guide named Henri de Montmorency, or Armand de la Chartreuse, or something that would sound grand in letters to the villagers at home, but to think of a Frenchman by the name of Billfinger
We shall go to the portal of Bishop Guillaume and of Saint-Jean le Rond at the Sainte- Chapelle, then to the house of Nicholas Flamel, Rue Manvault, to his tomb, which is at the Saints-Innocents, to his two hospitals, Rue de Montmorency.
THERE were four of us - George, and William Samuel Harris, and myself, and Montmorency.
The only one who was not struck with the suggestion was Montmorency.
His principal vice was a mania for proposing rural parties during the summer season, excursions to Montmorency, picnics on the grass, and visits to creameries on the boulevard du Mont-Parnasse.
It's about two beautiful maidens called Cordelia Montmorency and Geraldine Seymour who lived in the same village and were devotedly attached to each other.
Montmorency has his work cut out -including confronting demons of his own.
Peggy de Montmorency of Eugene also thought the county should focus on vital services by cutting spending for parks and other nonessentials.