A Collection of Colloquial Phrases on Every Topic Necessary to Maintain Conversation

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Lea & Blanchard, 1844
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Page 41 - Je gage que oui. Je gage que non. Je le suppose. — Je suppose que oui. Je suppose que non. Je ne le suppose pas. J'imagine que oui. J'imagine que non. Vous pouvez bien penser que. ... Vous pensez bien que.... Le pensez-vous ? Je le pense. Je le pense aussi. Je ne le pense pas. Il faut que vous sachiez.
Page 63 - Cette nouvelle ne s'est pas confirmée. Ce bruit s'est trouvé faux. On ne parle plus de cette nouvelle. Parle-t-on toujours de guerre? Croit-on que nous ayons la paix? Ce n'est pas probable.
Page iv - FROM A SINGLE WORD CALCULATED TO OFFEND THE MOST SCRUPULOUS READER ; and that the language should be correct ; and it is hoped that every sen tence will present those modes of expression only, which are received among persons of education in both countries.
Page 41 - You easily conceive that.... Do you think so ? I think so. I think so too. I do not think so. You must know... I must tell you.... I have a notion that.... I am inclined to think.... I dare say it is so. What do you mean ? I don't know what you mean.
Page 37 - Do me the favour to.... Might I trouble you to....? Will you have the goodness to — ? Will you be so kind as to....? Would you be kind enough to ? I have a favour to beg of you. I would ask a favour of you.
Page ii - An Act for the Encouragement of Learning, by securing the copies of Maps, Charts, and Books, to the authors and proprietors of such copies during the time* therein mentioned," and extending the benefits thereof to the arts of designing, engraving, and etching historical and other prints.
Page 103 - ... at ail unlikely. that is very probable. that is more than probable. there is nothing impossible in it. that is not impossible. I see nothing impossible in it. that may be. that might be no.
Page 63 - This news is no longer talked of. Do they still talk of war? Do they think we shall have peace ? It is not likely. Have you heard from your brother ? Did you hear lately from your friend ? How long is it since he wroto to you ? I have not heard from him these two months.
Page 18 - HAVE, intarrogatively, followed by an object. have I a comb. hast thou a necklace. has he a pin. has she a parasol. have we any ribands. have you a ring. have they any cloth. have they any veils. have I had muslin. hast thou had a garden. has he had a charnier.

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