fin de siècle
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They tried to continue their getaway but had to quickly abandon their vehicle on the Rue de Meaux in the 19th.
Humans spent a long time domesticating cattle, and what they were trying to do, in essence, was de-domesticate them.
The band was still on its way back as De Blasio and his wife departed.
Yet even after the funeral protest, de Blasio was booed and heckled while addressing a new class of recruits as well.
Madame de Condillac stood watching him, her face composed, her glance cold.
Then the door opened, the portiere was swept aside, and Anselme announced "Monsieur de Garnache."
San Antonio de Bexar lies in a fertile and well-irrigated valley, stretching westward from the river Salado.
One evening, while he was thus engaged, he observed de Patinos and Duke Wharton enter together.
Without any known cause of offence, a tacit acknowledgement of mutual dislike was shewn by Louis and de Patinos.
British Dictionary definitions for fin de siècle
Cultural definitions for fin de siècle
The end of the nineteenth century; the phrase is French for “end of the century.” Fin de siècle is particularly used to describe the period's self-conscious artistic movements and a sophisticated despair that became popular at the time. Oscar Wilde is one of the best-known fin-de-siècle figures.