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Google Translation:
Il s'était formé à cette époque non pas des tribunaux —la justice se respectait, elle n'ordonne pas l'assassinat des innocents,— mais des cours prévôtales.

il
     1. pron. he (third-person singular masculine subject pronoun for human subject)
     2. pron. it (third-person singular subject pronoun for grammarically masculine objects)
     3. pron. Impersonal subject; it
           Il pleut. - It’s raining.
se
     1. pron. The third-person reflexive and reciprocal direct and indirect object pronoun.
     2. pron.    (to) himself
     3. pron.    (to) herself
     4. pron.    (to) oneself
     5. pron.    (to) itself
     6. pron.    (to) themselves
     7. pron.    (to) each other
é
tait
     1. v. third-person singular present indicative of taire
     taire
          1. v. to quieten, to shut up, to silence
                Faites taire vos enfants!
                  Shut your children up!
          4. v. (reflexive, se taire) to shut up (one's self), to be quiet, to fall silent, to stop talking
                Tais-toi!
                  Quiet!
formé
à
cette
     1. pron. feminine singular of ce
é
poque
     1. v. first-person singular present indicative of poquer
     2. v. third-person singular present indicative of poquer
     3. v. first-person singular present subjunctive of poquer
     4. v. second-person singular imperative of poquer
     poquer
          1. v. (obsolete) in pétanque, to throw the boule up high so that it stops dead when it hits the ground
non
     1. adv. no
     2. conj. not
     3. interj. no!
pas
     1. n-m. step, pace, footstep
     2. n-m. (geography) strait (e.g., Pas de Calais, Strait of Dover)
     3. adv. (ne ... pas) not
           Je ne sais pas. - I don't know
     5. adv. (colloquial) not
           J’veux pas travailler. - I don't wanna work. (abbreviation of: Je ne veux pas travailler.)
des
     1. art. plural of un; some; the plural indefinite article.
     2. art. plural of une; some; the plural indefinite article.
     3. art. plural of du; some; the plural partitive article.
     4. art. plural of de la; some; the plural partitive article.
     5. art. plural of de l'; some; the plural partitive article.
     6. contraction. Contraction of de + les (of the, from the, some).
     de
          1. prep. of (expresses belonging)
                Paris est la capitale de la France. - Paris is the capital of France.
          3. prep. of (used to express property or association)
                Œuvres de Fermat - Fermat’s Works
                Elle est la femme de mon ami. - She is my friend’s wife.
                le voisin de Gabriel - Gabriel's neighbor
          7. prep. from (used to indicate origin)
                Elle vient de France. - She comes from France.
                Êtes-vous de Suisse ? - Are you from Switzerland?
                Ce fromage vient d’Espagne. - This cheese is from Spain.
                C’est de l’ouest de la France. - It’s from the west of France.
                Le train va de Paris à Bordeaux. - The train goes from Paris to Bordeaux.
          13. prep. of (indicates an amount)
                5 kilos de pommes. - 5 kilograms of apples.
                Un verre de vin - A glass of wine
                Une portion de frites - A portion of fries
          17. prep. used attributively, often translated into English as a compound word
                Un jus de pomme - Apple juice
                Un verre de vin - A glass of wine
                Une boîte de nuit - A nightclub
                Un chien de garde - A guarddog
                Une voiture de sport - A sportscar
                Un stade de football - A football stadium
          24. prep. from (used to indicate the start of a time or range)
                De 9:00 à 11:00 je ne serai pas libre. - From 9 to 11 I won’t be free.
                Je travaille de huit heures à midi. - I work from 8 o'clock to noon.
                un groupe de cinq à huit personnes - a group of from five to eight people
          28. prep. used after certain verbs before an infinitive, often translated into English as a gerund or an infinitive
                J’ai arrêté de fumer. - I stopped smoking.
                Il continue de m’embêter. - He keeps annoying me.
                Elle m’a dit de venir. - She told me to come.
                Nous vous exhortons de venir. - We urge you to come.
          33. prep. by (indicates the amount of change)
                Boire trois tasses par jour réduirait de 20 % les risques de contracter une maladie. - Drinking three cups a day would reduce the risks of catching an illness by 20%.
          35. art. (indefinite) some; any (in questions or negatives)
                Je voudrais de la viande. - I would like some meat.
                Est-ce qu'il y a de la bonne musique ? - Is there any good music?
                Nous cherchons du lait. - We're looking for some milk.
          39. art. (negative) a, an, any
                Elle n'a pas de mère. - She does not have a mother.
                Il n'a pas de crayon. - He does not have a pencil.
                Je n'ai pas de temps. - I do not have any time.
     les
          1. art. plural of le: the
          2. art. plural of la: the
          3. pron. plural of le: them
          4. pron. plural of la: them
     de l'
          1. art. Some; the singular prevocalic partitive article.
                Voudriez-vous de l’ail ? — Would you like some garlic?
tribunaux
     1. n. plural of tribunal
     tribunal
          1. n-m. tribunal
          2. n-m. (law) court
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la
     1. art. the (definite article).
     2. pron. her, it (direct object).
     3. n-m. (music) la, the note 'A'.
justice
     1. n. justice
se
     1. pron. The third-person reflexive and reciprocal direct and indirect object pronoun.
     2. pron.    (to) himself
     3. pron.    (to) herself
     4. pron.    (to) oneself
     5. pron.    (to) itself
     6. pron.    (to) themselves
     7. pron.    (to) each other
respectait
     1. v. third-person singular imperfect indicative of respecter
     respecter
          1. v. to respect
          2. v. to meet (deadline)
          3. v. to comply with (rules, laws)
elle
     1. pron. she
           Je crois qu'elle est partie. - I think she left.
     3. pron. it (feminine gender third-person singular subject pronoun)
     4. pron. disjunctive form of elle; her; à elle = hers
           C’est à elle. - It's hers.
     sera
          1. v. third-person singular future indicative of être
     serait
          1. v. third-person singular conditional of être
     soit
          1. conj. or, meaning, that is to say
          2. conj. either ... or
          3. v. third-person singular present subjunctive of être
          4. v. (mainly math) let … be.
          5. adv. OK; granted; so be it.
ne
     1. part. (literary) not (used alone to negate a verb; now chiefly with the verbs pouvoir, m)
     2. part. not, no (used before a verb, with a subsequent element following; see Usage Notes, below)
     3. part. Used in a subordinate clause before a subjunctive verb (especially when the main verb expresses doubt or fear), to provide extra overtones of doubt or uncertainty (but not negating its verb); the so-c
     4. part. In comparative clauses usually translated with the positive sense of the subsequent negative
           apprendre le français est plus facile qu'on ne pense - learning French is easier than you think
ordonne
     1. v. first-person singular present indicative of ordonner
     2. v. third-person singular present indicative of ordonner
     3. v. first-person singular present subjunctive of ordonner
     4. v. third-person singular present subjunctive of ordonner
     5. v. second-person singular imperative of ordonner
     ordonner
          1. v. to arrange, to organise, sort out (put in order)
                ordonner sa vie - to sort out one's life
          3. v. to prescribe (e.g. medicine)
          4. v. to order (give an order)
          5. v. (religion) to ordain
pas
     1. n-m. step, pace, footstep
     2. n-m. (geography) strait (e.g., Pas de Calais, Strait of Dover)
     3. adv. (ne ... pas) not
           Je ne sais pas. - I don't know
     5. adv. (colloquial) not
           J’veux pas travailler. - I don't wanna work. (abbreviation of: Je ne veux pas travailler.)
le
     1. art. The (definite article).
           Le lait du matin. - The milk of the morning.
           Je suis le valeureux Don Quichotte de la Manche, le défaiseur de torts et le réparateur d’iniquités. - I am the valiant Don Quixote of La Mancha, the undoer of wrongs and the repairer of iniqui
     4. art. Used before abstract nouns; not translated in English.
     5. art. (before parts of the body) The; my, your, etc.
           Il s’est cassé la jambe. - He has broken his leg.
     7. art. (before units) A, an.
           Cinquante kilomètres à l’heure. - fifty kilometres an hour
     9. pron. (direct object) Him, it.
     10. pron. (used to refer to something previously mentioned or implied; not translated in English).
           Je suis petit et lui, il l’est aussi. - I am small and he is too (he is it too, i.e., he is small too).
assassinat
     1. n. assassination
     2. n. (law) first-degree murder (premeditated murder)
des
     1. art. plural of un; some; the plural indefinite article.
     2. art. plural of une; some; the plural indefinite article.
     3. art. plural of du; some; the plural partitive article.
     4. art. plural of de la; some; the plural partitive article.
     5. art. plural of de l'; some; the plural partitive article.
     6. contraction. Contraction of de + les (of the, from the, some).
     de
          1. prep. of (expresses belonging)
                Paris est la capitale de la France. - Paris is the capital of France.
          3. prep. of (used to express property or association)
                Œuvres de Fermat - Fermat’s Works
                Elle est la femme de mon ami. - She is my friend’s wife.
                le voisin de Gabriel - Gabriel's neighbor
          7. prep. from (used to indicate origin)
                Elle vient de France. - She comes from France.
                Êtes-vous de Suisse ? - Are you from Switzerland?
                Ce fromage vient d’Espagne. - This cheese is from Spain.
                C’est de l’ouest de la France. - It’s from the west of France.
                Le train va de Paris à Bordeaux. - The train goes from Paris to Bordeaux.
          13. prep. of (indicates an amount)
                5 kilos de pommes. - 5 kilograms of apples.
                Un verre de vin - A glass of wine
                Une portion de frites - A portion of fries
          17. prep. used attributively, often translated into English as a compound word
                Un jus de pomme - Apple juice
                Un verre de vin - A glass of wine
                Une boîte de nuit - A nightclub
                Un chien de garde - A guarddog
                Une voiture de sport - A sportscar
                Un stade de football - A football stadium
          24. prep. from (used to indicate the start of a time or range)
                De 9:00 à 11:00 je ne serai pas libre. - From 9 to 11 I won’t be free.
                Je travaille de huit heures à midi. - I work from 8 o'clock to noon.
                un groupe de cinq à huit personnes - a group of from five to eight people
          28. prep. used after certain verbs before an infinitive, often translated into English as a gerund or an infinitive
                J’ai arrêté de fumer. - I stopped smoking.
                Il continue de m’embêter. - He keeps annoying me.
                Elle m’a dit de venir. - She told me to come.
                Nous vous exhortons de venir. - We urge you to come.
          33. prep. by (indicates the amount of change)
                Boire trois tasses par jour réduirait de 20 % les risques de contracter une maladie. - Drinking three cups a day would reduce the risks of catching an illness by 20%.
          35. art. (indefinite) some; any (in questions or negatives)
                Je voudrais de la viande. - I would like some meat.
                Est-ce qu'il y a de la bonne musique ? - Is there any good music?
                Nous cherchons du lait. - We're looking for some milk.
          39. art. (negative) a, an, any
                Elle n'a pas de mère. - She does not have a mother.
                Il n'a pas de crayon. - He does not have a pencil.
                Je n'ai pas de temps. - I do not have any time.
     les
          1. art. plural of le: the
          2. art. plural of la: the
          3. pron. plural of le: them
          4. pron. plural of la: them
     de l'
          1. art. Some; the singular prevocalic partitive article.
                Voudriez-vous de l’ail ? — Would you like some garlic?
innocents
     1. adj. masculine plural of innocent
     innocent
          1. adj. innocent
          2. n. an innocent (innocent person)
          3. n. (figurative) a naive person
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mais
     1. conj. but, although
     2. interj. an expression of surprise, disbelief, or frustration roughly equivalent to the English (m, en, well), or sometimes m, en, yeah
des
     1. art. plural of un; some; the plural indefinite article.
     2. art. plural of une; some; the plural indefinite article.
     3. art. plural of du; some; the plural partitive article.
     4. art. plural of de la; some; the plural partitive article.
     5. art. plural of de l'; some; the plural partitive article.
     6. contraction. Contraction of de + les (of the, from the, some).
     de
          1. prep. of (expresses belonging)
                Paris est la capitale de la France. - Paris is the capital of France.
          3. prep. of (used to express property or association)
                Œuvres de Fermat - Fermat’s Works
                Elle est la femme de mon ami. - She is my friend’s wife.
                le voisin de Gabriel - Gabriel's neighbor
          7. prep. from (used to indicate origin)
                Elle vient de France. - She comes from France.
                Êtes-vous de Suisse ? - Are you from Switzerland?
                Ce fromage vient d’Espagne. - This cheese is from Spain.
                C’est de l’ouest de la France. - It’s from the west of France.
                Le train va de Paris à Bordeaux. - The train goes from Paris to Bordeaux.
          13. prep. of (indicates an amount)
                5 kilos de pommes. - 5 kilograms of apples.
                Un verre de vin - A glass of wine
                Une portion de frites - A portion of fries
          17. prep. used attributively, often translated into English as a compound word
                Un jus de pomme - Apple juice
                Un verre de vin - A glass of wine
                Une boîte de nuit - A nightclub
                Un chien de garde - A guarddog
                Une voiture de sport - A sportscar
                Un stade de football - A football stadium
          24. prep. from (used to indicate the start of a time or range)
                De 9:00 à 11:00 je ne serai pas libre. - From 9 to 11 I won’t be free.
                Je travaille de huit heures à midi. - I work from 8 o'clock to noon.
                un groupe de cinq à huit personnes - a group of from five to eight people
          28. prep. used after certain verbs before an infinitive, often translated into English as a gerund or an infinitive
                J’ai arrêté de fumer. - I stopped smoking.
                Il continue de m’embêter. - He keeps annoying me.
                Elle m’a dit de venir. - She told me to come.
                Nous vous exhortons de venir. - We urge you to come.
          33. prep. by (indicates the amount of change)
                Boire trois tasses par jour réduirait de 20 % les risques de contracter une maladie. - Drinking three cups a day would reduce the risks of catching an illness by 20%.
          35. art. (indefinite) some; any (in questions or negatives)
                Je voudrais de la viande. - I would like some meat.
                Est-ce qu'il y a de la bonne musique ? - Is there any good music?
                Nous cherchons du lait. - We're looking for some milk.
          39. art. (negative) a, an, any
                Elle n'a pas de mère. - She does not have a mother.
                Il n'a pas de crayon. - He does not have a pencil.
                Je n'ai pas de temps. - I do not have any time.
     les
          1. art. plural of le: the
          2. art. plural of la: the
          3. pron. plural of le: them
          4. pron. plural of la: them
     de l'
          1. art. Some; the singular prevocalic partitive article.
                Voudriez-vous de l’ail ? — Would you like some garlic?
cours
     1. n-m. stream of water, river
           cours d'eau - water stream
     3. n-m. course (of events)
           au cours de la guerre - over the course of the war, during the war
     5. n-m. teaching, lesson, lecture, class
     6. v. first-person singular present indicative of courir
     7. v. second-person singular present indicative of courir
     8. v. second-person singular imperative of courir
     courir
          1. v. to run
pré
tales
     1. v. second-person singular present indicative of taler
     2. v. second-person singular present subjunctive of taler
     taler
          1. n. taler (currency)
          2. v. to damage (a fruit)
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