English As She Is Spoke
Introduction to "The New Guide of the Conversation in Portuguese and English" | Useful Words, Part I | Useful Words, Part II | Familiar Phrases | Familiar Dialogues, Part I | Familiar Dialogues, Part II | Familiar Dialogues, Part III | Familiar Letters | Familiar Anecdotes| Idiotisms and Proverbs
Racine to M. Vitart.
My uncle what will to treat her beshop in a great sumptuousness
, he was
for to buy what one not should find there, and he had leave me
the charge to provide
all things. I have excellent business
, as you see,
and I know some thing more than to eat my soup
, since I do know how to
prepare it. I did learn that it must give to the first, to second, and
to the third service
, by dishes that want to join, and yet some thing
more; beause we does pretend
make a feast at four services without to
account the dessert
Good bye, my dear sir, etc.
Mothe to the duchess of the Maine.
, I have a complaint to present you. So much happy that might be
one's self, one have not all theirs eases
in this world. Your letters
. You have plaied wonderfully
all sentiments; less her
Montesquieu to the abbot Nicolini.
Allow me, my dear abbot
, who I remind me of your friendship
. I recommend
you M. of the Condamine. I shall tell you nothing
, else he is a of my
friends. Her great celebrity
may tell you from others things, and her
presence will say you the remains. My dear abbot, I will love you even