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  • Eh vilain bougre! and so forth. 356 To those critics who complain of these raw vulgarisms and puerile indecencies in The Nights I can reply only by quoting the words said to have been said by Dr. Johnson to the lady who complained of the naughty words in his dictionary — You must have been looking for them,

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • I cannot but think that “bougre” took its especial modern signification after the French became acquainted with the Brazil, where the Huguenots (in A.D. 1555) were founding a Nouvelle France, alias Equinoctiale, alias Antarctique, and whence the savages were carried as curiosities to Paris.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Sinon, mon ordi merde a fond et ca je suis sur que c a cause d'Allen, le bougre KYAAAAAH! mais bon donc je m'attends a ce qu'il explose d'un moment a un autre.

    pinku-tk Diary Entry

  • Le mutin Anglois, et le bravache Escossois Le bougre Italien, et le fol Francois; Le poltron Romain, le larron de Gascogne,

    Religio Medici

  • Son evolution tout au long du jeu et je me dis qu'il a sacrement evolué le bougre ...

    pinku-tk Diary Entry

  • A bitter complaint to the Directory referred to his erstwhile commander in chief as “ce petit bougre.”

    THE CAMPAIGNS OF NAPOLEON

  • For, as General Massena incisively if somewhat crudely and ungrammatically remarked: “Ce petit bougre de général leur a fait peur.”

    THE CAMPAIGNS OF NAPOLEON

  • Belge, mon cher, tu sais que l'on se sentirait forcé à risquer le déplaisir de ces ogres: tandis que, pour un pauvre bougre d'Anglais ...?

    Mrs. Warren's Daughter A Story of the Woman's Movement

  • Ce diable de "Pretender," comme ils l'appellent, est un bougre, qui a du poil au col?

    Boris Godunov: a drama in verse

  • "Ah, the _bougre_! the enemy will catch a Tartar in him!

    The Downfall

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  • Fellow. ('tit bougre - little fellow)

    July 13, 2009