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Walt Whitman: Salut au Monde!, Part 4

Part 4What do you see Walt Whitman? Who are they you salute, and that one after another salute you? I see a great round wonder rolling through space, I see diminute farms, hamlets, ruins, grav…

Brewer's: Au Fait

(French). Skilful, thorough master of; as, He is quite au fait in those matters, i.e. quite master of them or conversant with them. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewe…

Brewer's: Au Courant

(French), “acquainted with” (lit. = in the current [[of events]). To keep one au courant of everything that passes, is to keep one familiar with, or informed of, passing events.…

Brewer's: Au Revoir

(French). “Good bye for the present.” Literally, till seeing you again. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Aubry's DogAu Pied de la Lettre A B C D…

Congo, Republic of

Republic of Congo country profile, with map and flag of Republic of Congo; geography, history, politics, government, economy, population, culture, religion, languages, and largest cities.

Congo, Democratic Republic of the

Democratic Republic of the Congo country profile, with map and flag of Democratic Republic of the Congo; geography, history, politics, government, economy, population, culture, religion, languages, an…

Brewer's: Au Grand Sérieux

(French) In sober earnest. “We are not asked to take these narratives au grand sérieux. They are rather sketches of the past, illustrating what could have been done, and may be d…

Brewer's: Au Pied de la Lettre

(French). Literatim et verbatim; according to the strict letter of the text. ldquo;In reading au pied de la lettre the story of his [Buddha's] fatal illness supervened on a meal of dried bo…

Brewer's: Berthe au Grand Pied

Mother of Charlemagne, and great granddaughter of Charles Martel; so called because she had a club-foot. Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894BertoldeBerthas A B…