Lamartine was then so popular that he might have saved the situation.
In the name of the people, silence, and let Lamartine speak!
"I am very glad indeed to see you, Captain Rotherby," Lamartine said.
Lamartine then descended from the tribune; applause and uproar succeeded.
The piety which Lamartine felt in duty bound to display is less offensive, because more sincere, in the ode entitled L'Immortalit.
Let us adjourn to the Hôtel de Ville, Lamartine at the head!
Unlike Lamartine, he failed entirely in politics, but certainly was for years the most popular novelist in France.
Lamartine grew rapidly in public estimation, because he was a new man.
As well might Lamartine sing his odes with the aid of the logarithm tables.
The history of the Girondists contains Lamartine's political faith.