The duchesse de Guermantes, once the dominant leader of society, ventures out less and less and is first eclipsed, then forgotten.
The young duchesse d'Aosta, who is unusually tall, walked with a tiny Siamese prince.
The duchesse de Berry was laughing at a story which Broglie was telling her.
Could it really be possible that the duchesse de Sairmeuse was there!
"I know a means of procuring them," said the duchesse, thoughtlessly.
Then followed the business of settling the duchesse in her place.
Stay a moment, duchesse; would you like me to tell you why I will not buy your letters?
If the development at the surface is irregular, as in the duchesse d'Angouleme and Bartlett pears, the fruit is termed uneven.
I pledge you my word, duchesse, that you will not be able to make use of it with the queen.
The duchesse de Montausier, I know not why, expressed herself to me in the same terms of amazement.