François Victor Alphonse
[frahn-swa veek-tawr al-fawns] /frɑ̃ˈswa vikˈtɔr alˈfɔ̃s/ (Show IPA), 1849–1928, French historian.
Aulard pretended that Taine was a poor historian by finding a number of errors in Taine’s work.
The Origins of Contemporary France, Volume 1 (of 6) Hippolyte A. Taine
. Contemporary Examples auld lang syne” is Scottish-Gaelic for “old long since,” or, more idiomatically, “days gone by” or “time long past. The Most Confusing Christmas Music Lyrics Explained (VIDEO) Kevin Fallon December 23, 2014 When she stands by the bedside of a dying Victor McLaglen and sings “auld Lang Syne,” it is an occasion […]
- Auld lang syne
old times, especially times fondly remembered. old or long friendship. Contemporary Examples When she stands by the bedside of a dying Victor McLaglen and sings “auld lang syne,” it is an occasion for real tears. Shirley Temple Survived Being the Biggest Child Star of All Time With Wit and Grace Malcolm Jones February 10, 2014 […]
- Auld reekie
noun (Scot) a nickname for Edinburgh Historical Examples She is to be found in every street and alley of auld reekie, till her work is accomplished. Wilson’s Tales of the Borders and of Scotland, Volume I Various Remember, lads, the fate of auld reekie is now in your hands! The Great War in England in […]
. Historical Examples “I hope in this case it ‘ll be the aulder the wiser, Miss—” said the lawyer, and hung unheeded on the note of interrogation. Bud Neil Munro Were you a twelve-month aulder, we would make a burgess of you, man. Red Gauntlet Sir Walter Scott Ye’re like the swine’s bairns—the aulder ye […]