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General Crossword Questions for “abbe”

  • Courtesy title for a French priest
  • Sailor wanted to be an ecclesiastic
  • "The Church" is incomplete as the address for the priest
  • Religious house is too much for this priest
  • French cleric born in Lincoln

Encyclopedia

  • An Abbe diagram plots the Abbe number against refractive index for a range of different glasses (red dots) Influences of selected glass component additions on the Abbe number of a specific base glass.[1]. — “Abbe number - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • Ernst Karl Abbe (January 23, 1840 – January 14, 1905) was a German physicist, optometrist, entrepreneur, and social reformer. Supported by his father's employer, Abbe was able to attend secondary school and to obtain the general qualification for. — “Ernst Abbe - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org
  • French abbé from the 18th century. Abbé (from Latin abbas, in turn from Greek αββας = abbas father, from Aramaic abba) is the French word for abbot. Since the mid-16th century, the title abbé has been used for all young clergymen with or without consecration. — “Abbé - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia”, en.wikipedia.org

Quotations

  • I went up to him as he was singing a love ditty and looking tenderly at a lady, and interrupted him exactly in the middle of the second couplet. 'Monsieur,' said I, 'does it still displease you that I should frequent a certain house of La Rue Payenne? And would you still cane me if I took it into my head to disobey you? The officer looked at me with astonishment, and then said, 'What is your business with me, monsieur? I do not know you.' 'I am,' said I, 'the little abbe who reads LIVES OF THE SAINTS, and translates Judith into verse.' 'Ah, ah! I recollect now,' said the officer, in a jeering tone; 'well, what do you want with me?' 'I want you to spare time to take a walk with me.' 'Tomorrow morning, if you like, with the greatest pleasure.' 'No, not tomorrow morning, if you please, but immediately.' 'If you absolutely insist.' 'I do insist upon it.' 'Come, then. — “The Three Musketeers” by Alexandre Dumas
  • "Yes; we have an instance here; it was by always offering a million of francs to the governor for his liberty that an abbe became mad, who was in this chamber before you." — “The Count of Monte Cristo” by Alexandre Dumas
  • See the work of the Abbe de la Chappelle, in which are accurately recorded the performances of one of these artists, and some ingenious, though unsatisfactory speculations are given on the means by which the effects are produced. — “Wieland” by Charles Brockden Brown
  • He told me it was some poor Abbe in one of the upper loges, who, he supposed, had got planted perdu behind a couple of grisettes in order to see the opera, and that the parterre espying him, were insisting upon his holding up both his hands during the representation.–And can it be supposed, said I, that an ecclesiastic would pick the grisettes' pockets? The old French officer smiled, and whispering in my ear, opened a door of knowledge which I had no idea of. — “A Sentimental Journey” by Lawrence Sterne
  • On his right sat the Italian abbe whom Pierre had met at Anna Pavlovna's two years before. — “War and Peace” by Leo Tolstoy
  • On week-nights it was some abstract of sacred history or the Lectures of the Abbe Frayssinous, and on Sundays passages from the "Genie du Christianisme," as a recreation. — “Madame Bovary” by Gustave Flaubert

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