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Word: rue

Definition: regret; lament; mourn; Ex. He will rue the day; N. ADJ. rueful


Sentences Containing 'rue'

``An urgent case in the Rue St. Honore, he said.
Caderousse lingered for a moment, then taking leave of old Dantes, he went downstairs to rejoin Danglars, who awaited him at the corner of the Rue Senac.
At this moment, and as Villefort had arrived at the corner of the Rue des Conseils, a man, who seemed to have been waiting for him, approached; it was M. Morrel.
``To Monsieur Noirtier, Rue Coq Heron, Paris.''
``M. Noirtier, Rue Coq Heron, No. 13,''murmured he, growing still paler.
Through the grating, however, Dantes saw they were passing through the Rue Caisserie, and by the Rue Saint Laurent and the Rue Taramis, to the port.
She had met Fernand at the corner of the Rue de la Loge; she had returned to the Catalans, and had despairingly cast herself on her couch.
``I am, sir,''said the king, much agitated;``and recently we have had information that the Bonapartist clubs have had meetings in the Rue Saint Jacques.
Yet, speaking of reports, baron, what have you learned with regard to the affair in the Rue Saint Jacques?''
Yesterday a person exactly corresponding with this description was followed, but he was lost sight of at the corner of the Rue de la Jussienne and the Rue Coq Heron.''
``No, sire,''he replied,``I alighted at the Hotel de Madrid, in the Rue de Tournon.''
``Father, you have heard speak of a certain Bonapartist club in the Rue Saint Jacques?''
But go on, what about the club in the Rue Saint Jacques?''
``I must refer again to the club in the Rue Saint Jacques.''
``Because yesterday, or the day before, they lost sight of him at the corner of the Rue Coq Heron.''
Villefort stood watching, breathless, until his father had disappeared at the Rue Bussy.
And thus he proceeded onwards till he arrived at the end of the Rue de Noailles, from whence a full view of the Allees de Meillan was obtained.
``So that now,''continued Caderousse,``he owns a magnificent house No. 27, Rue du Helder, Paris.''
He was to have waited for me at the corner of the Rue de Musee, but, strange to say, he was not there when I returned.''
Men in their senses do not quit their hotel in the Rue du Helder, their walk on the Boulevard de Gand, and the Cafe de Paris.''
that you are to be at No. 27, in the Rue du Helder, on the 21st of May, at half past ten in the morning, and your word of honor passed for your punctuality?''
``The 21st of May, at half past ten in the morning, Rue du Helder, No. 27,''replied the Count.
In the house in the Rue du Helder, where Albert had invited the Count of Monte Cristo, everything was being prepared on the morning of the 21st of May to do honor to the occasion.
``My dear count,''said he,``I fear one thing, and that is, that the fare of the Rue du Helder is not so much to your taste as that of the Piazza di Spagni.
``Directly I have given my card to the count, who has promised to pay us a visit at Rue Meslay, No. 14.''
This house, isolated from the rest, had, besides the main entrance, another in the Rue Ponthieu.
`Auteuil, Rue de la Fontaine, No. 28;'it is indeed the same,''said he;``and now, am I to rely upon an avowal extorted by religious or physical terror?
``Tell them to stop at Rue de la Fontaine, No. 28,''said the count, fixing his eyes on the steward, to whom he gave this order.
Bertuccio's forehead was covered with perspiration; however, he obeyed, and, leaning out of the window, he cried to the coachman,``Rue de la Fontaine, No. 28.''
``To the residence of Baron Danglars, Rue de la Chausseed' Antin.''
It will be recollected that the new, or rather old, acquaintances of the Count of Monte Cristo, residing in the Rue Meslay, were no other than Maximilian, Julie, and Emmanuel.
In a very few minutes the count reached No. 7 in the Rue Meslay.
I assure you, you are well known in the Rue Meslay.''
``Pray take notice,''said the countess,``that my present residence is 22 Rue de Rivoli, and that I am at home to my friends every Saturday evening.
He was convinced that Lucien's visit was due to a double feeling of curiosity, the larger half of which sentiment emanated from the Rue de la Chausseed' Antin.
It has arrived at the Hotel des Princes, Rue de Richelieu.
Let me see Saturday I am to dine at my country house, at Auteuil, on that day, Rue de la Fontaine, No. 28.
At the Rue Guenegaud she called a cab, and directed the driver to go to the Rue de Harlay.
I was not so in my youth, I was not so on the night of the betrothal, when we were all seated around a table in the Rue du Cours at Marseilles.
The carriage stopped at an alley leading out of the Rue Saint Jacques.
``The address,`To monsieur the Baron Danglars, banker, Rue de la Chausseed' Antin.'''
In a quarter of an hour he was entering the house in the Rue du Helder.
I know you are going to leave the Rue du Helder without taking anything with you.
More rapidly than thought, he darted down the Rue Matignon, and thence to the Avenue des Champs Elysees.
He stopped one moment at the door for Baptistin, whom he saw in the Rue Matignon, and who was running.
Having passed through the Rue Mont Blanc, guided by the instinct which leads thieves always to take the safest path, he found himself at the end of the Rue Lafayette.
Maximilian crossed the canal and entered the Rue Meslay by the boulevards.
As he thus reasoned, Monte Cristo walked down the Rue de la Caisserie.
He proceeded towards the quay by the Rue Saint Laurent, and advanced to the Consigne; it was the point where he had embarked.
Let death surprise rue when it will, and where it will, I may be a happy man, nevertheless.

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