I found then that he was not the galant homme I had thought him, but something quite different.
When a lady asks a galant homme to marry her, what is he to do?
Thus Benoit was a little vain, and something more; but old ladies such as the Little Chemist's wife said he was galant.
He knows nearly all the men, and he says they are galant' uomini.
The great usage of the world, the knowledge of characters, the brillant dun 'galant homme,' is all that you now want.
He is so galant in fact, that I thought I had found his description in Rochefort.
But he's a galant homme and a gentleman, and I've been talking to him to-night.
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Then he returned to the galant style, and in conclusion passed into a bravoura, such as from him even has seldom been heard.