Such things afford a point d'appui; for it is evidently of the essence of caricature to be reactionary.
Austria, however, needed our protection both in war and peace, and had no other point d'appui.
It was there that the army of Rome intended fixing its point d'appui.
He had found what he had so long sighed for in vain,—his point d'appui, wherein to fix the Archimedean screw.
This situation was bad enough as point d'appui for an advance; to resist a counter-attack or raid it was deplorable.
It was a point d'appui, enabling us to prepare and maintain our connections with the Belgian Army.
The very want of a point d'appui irritated a brain already excited to a fine condition of unrest.
Stormont had been reading to her—they having found, after the half shy tentatives of new friends, a point d'appui in literature.
At any rate, having thus established a point d'appui in his rear, he advanced boldly and challenged the legions to an encounter.
She availed herself at once of this point d'appui to get on her feet, and bounded lightly to the floor.