[guhs-tahv; French gys-tav]
- a male given name: from a Germanic word meaning “staff of God.”
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Do you ever feel that you, like Gustave, are living in the wrong era?Ralph Fiennes Discusses ‘The Grand Budapest Hotel,’ J. Lo, and That ‘Seinfeld’ Episode
March 6, 2014
This was the world of Gustave H. our narrator assumes, one of refinement, poise, and impeccable service.Wes Anderson’s Austrian Muse: Stefan Zweig
February 26, 2014
Set at a hotel in the 1920s, it stars Ralph Fiennes as Gustave H., famed concierge of The Grand Budapest Hotel.
First he was visited by Gustave Gilbert, a New Yorker born to Jewish-Austrian immigrants.Inside the Nazi Mind at the Nuremberg Trials
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Gustave had to kiss them, and to promise them that he would live for their sakes.The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete
"You have not inquired for Gustave de Me is in," said he, looking round at the circle.Tom Burke Of "Ours", Volume II (of II)
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Gustave was full of apologies for his carelessness, as he called it; I was dignified.The Rose of Old St. Louis</p>
Gustave, have you seen Mademoiselle Madeleine, this morning?
Gustave, she said, was in the stable, and Baptiste in the garden.