Sentence Examples with the word ancien regime

The intendants of provinces of the ancien regime were taken as a model, and there is a great resemblance between their respective functions.

In these districts there were cadastres, or compoixterriers (land registers), which allowed of a non-arbitrary assessment; and at the end of the ancien regime merely needed revision.

Alexander was driven into transports of rage by this championship of the ancien regime by one who had been a servant of its bitterest foe.