"O" serves in place of "Ohr" (ear); "Au" in place of "Auge" (eye).
Picot was one of Frotté's old officers, and during the wars of the Chouannerie had been commander-in-chief of the Auge division.
There was a ford where the French, laden with their weight of spoils, meant to cross the river Dive into the district of Auge.
Mme. de Beauseant's estate was close to a little town in one of the most picturesque spots in the valley of the Auge.
But her (Auge) he received and brought up well, and cherished in the palace, honouring her even as his own daughters.