Example sentences for: parisian

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  • The son of a Parisian porcelain merchant, Schoelcher was inspired to wage a 15-year struggle to free the slaves by what he saw on three trips to the Caribbean.

  • Stendhal posed it in the 1830s in his novel Lucien Leuwen , in which the wealthy young Parisian hero contemplates fleeing the corruptions of monarchical old France for a new start in virtuous republican America.

  • The Parisian Trash Bag Dance involves grabbing one of the giant blue trash bags they sell at the local market and swishing it back and forth over my head alluringly, while swaying my hips, like Salomé charming Herod.

  • With the excessive enthusiasm that characterized the age, Baron Haussmann’s urban planning redeveloped old Parisian neighborhoods to create a more airy and spacious capital.

  • Now, people have been proclaiming the death of bohemia ever since a 19 th -century Parisian, Henri Murger, wrote a book that would become an opera that would become synonymous with the artistic life right up to the moment when the whole concoction was boiled down to corn syrup in the Broadway musical Rent . Jerrold Seigel, the author of an excellent history of bohemianism, Bohemian Paris: Culture, Politics, and the Boundaries of Bourgeois Life 1830-1930 (1986), says that when people go around saying bohemia is dead, what they usually mean is that they can't see how to wiggle free of commercialism and convention: "People experience bohemia as a form of authentic existence."

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