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  1. an opera (1884) by Jules Massenet.

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Example Sentences

When the nowhere of New Orleans became somewhere, Manon and other founding inhabitants were part and parcel of the city’s first built environment, with the mud from which New Orleans was shaped embedded under their fingernails.

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I tried to think where I had seen the name, and remembered the first leaf of the copy of Manon Lescaut.

I found her several times making notes in the book, and she always declared that when a woman loves, she can not do as Manon did.

A portion of its buildings was set apart for young women of bad character, and here Manon Lescaut was imprisoned.

Manon Philipon, a woman of a distinguished intellect, who married a member of the Convention.

The name, Manon Lescaut, meant nothing to me then, but the story of the picture was enough by itself.





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