Sentence Examples with the word Pouvoir

Stouff, Pouvoir temporel des eve e ques de Bale (2 vols., Paris, 1891); R.

The armistice having been arranged, and the opportunity having been thus obtained of electing a National Assembly, Thiers was chosen deputy by more than twenty constituencies (of which he preferred Paris), and was at once elected by the Assembly itself practically president, nominally chef du pouvoir executif.

Necker, par lui-meme (1791); Du pouvoir executif dans les grands etats (2 vols., 1792); Refiexions sur le proces de Louis XVI.

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Towards the end of Villele's ministry, when there was a movement of public opinion in favour of extending municipal liberties, he undertook the defence of the threatened system of centralization, and composed, in answer to Raynouard, an Histoire critique du pouvoir municipal depuis l'origine de la monarchic jusqu'a nos jours (1828).