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Ils allumèrent des feux qu'ils entretinrent nuit et jour, et les hommes qu'on envoyait à la corvée du bois aux environs devaient tenir les loups en respect.

ils
     1. pron. they
ils parlaient bas
ce qu'ils faisaient
allumèrent
     1. v. third-person plural past historic of allumer
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).
des fruits
des pâtés
     de
          1. prep. of (expresses belonging)
                Paris est la capitale de la France. - Paris is the capital of France.
          2. 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
          3. 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.
          4. 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
          5. 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
          6. 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
          7. 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.
          8. 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%.
          9. 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.
          10. art. (negative) (pas de) a, an, any
                Elle a pas de mère. - She doesn't have a mother.
                Il a pas de crayon. - He doesn't have a pencil.
                J'ai pas de temps. - I don't have any time.
          11. n. abbreviation of dame
     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
feux
     1. n. plural of feu
che ne feux pas
que
     1. conj. that (introduces a noun clause and connects it to its parent clause)
           Je vois que tu parles bien français. — I see that you speak French well.
     2. conj. (used with ne) only (ne ... que parses roughly as "(does) not / nothing ... other than")
           Je ne mange que des fruits. — I eat only fruits.
     3. conj. Substitutes for another, previously stated conjunction.
           Si le temps est beau et que tout le monde est d'accord, nous mangerons en plein air. — If the weather is nice and if everyone likes the idea, we'll eat outside.
     4. conj. when, no sooner.
           Il était à peine parti qu'elle a téléphoné à la police. — No sooner had he left when she called the police.
     5. conj. Links two noun phrases in apposition forming a clause without a (finite) verb, such that the complement acts as predicate.
     6. conj. than (introduces a comparison)
           Il est plus grand que son père. — He is taller than his father.
     7. pron. (slightly formal) The inanimate direct-object interrogative pronoun.
           Que pensez-vous de cette peinture ? — What do you think of that painting?
     8. pron. (slightly formal) The inanimate subject or predicative interrogative pronoun.
           Qu'est-il arrivé ?
           Que me vaut cette visite ?
           Que sommes nous ? — What are we?
     9. pron. The direct object relative pronoun.
           C'est un homme que je connais très bien. — He's a man whom I know very well.
           Je viens de lire la lettre que vous m'avez envoyée. — I've just read the letter that you sent me.
qu'est-ce que ça vous fait
recevait mieux que personne
ils
     1. pron. they
ils parlaient bas
ce qu'ils disaient
entretinrent
     1. v. third-person plural past historic of entretenir
nuit
     1. n. night
     2. v. third-person singular present indicative of nuire
car la nuit
la nuit tombait
et
     1. conj. and
et leur dit
et son salon
jour
     1. n. day
     2. n. daylight, light
     3. n. opening, aperture
avant le jour
un jour ou l'autre
et
     1. conj. and
et tout à coup
et des principes
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
les vainqueurs
les citoyens de la tombe
hommes
     1. n. plural of homme
et les hommes
les trois hommes aussi
que
     1. conj. that (introduces a noun clause and connects it to its parent clause)
           Je vois que tu parles bien français. — I see that you speak French well.
     2. conj. (used with ne) only (ne ... que parses roughly as "(does) not / nothing ... other than")
           Je ne mange que des fruits. — I eat only fruits.
     3. conj. Substitutes for another, previously stated conjunction.
           Si le temps est beau et que tout le monde est d'accord, nous mangerons en plein air. — If the weather is nice and if everyone likes the idea, we'll eat outside.
     4. conj. when, no sooner.
           Il était à peine parti qu'elle a téléphoné à la police. — No sooner had he left when she called the police.
     5. conj. Links two noun phrases in apposition forming a clause without a (finite) verb, such that the complement acts as predicate.
     6. conj. than (introduces a comparison)
           Il est plus grand que son père. — He is taller than his father.
     7. pron. (slightly formal) The inanimate direct-object interrogative pronoun.
           Que pensez-vous de cette peinture ? — What do you think of that painting?
     8. pron. (slightly formal) The inanimate subject or predicative interrogative pronoun.
           Qu'est-il arrivé ?
           Que me vaut cette visite ?
           Que sommes nous ? — What are we?
     9. pron. The direct object relative pronoun.
           C'est un homme que je connais très bien. — He's a man whom I know very well.
           Je viens de lire la lettre que vous m'avez envoyée. — I've just read the letter that you sent me.
on ne sut plus que faire
qu'est-ce que ça vous fait
on
     1. pron. (indefinite) one, people, you, someone (an unspecified individual)
           On ne peut pas pêcher ici - You can’t fish here
     2. pron. (personal, informal) we
           On s’est amusés. - We had fun.
on se coucha
puis on pouvait
envoyait
     1. v. third-person singular imperfect indicative of envoyer
offrant sans doute au ciel la souffrance qu'il leur envoyait
à
     1. Letter. A with grave accent, a letter used in French mostly to distinguish some homographs and in transliteration.
     2. prep. to (destination)
           Je vais à Paris. - I am going to Paris.
           aller au bout - go to the end / go all the way
     3. prep. to (until)
           Le spectacle sera de 18h à 21h. - The show will be from 6 pm to 9 pm.
     4. prep. on the, to (some directions)
           tournez à gauche ! - turn to the left!
           tournez à droite ! - turn to the right!
           Le vent vire au nord. - The wind turns north.
           L'école est à gauche. - The school is on the left.
     5. prep. at (said of a particular time)
           Je pars à cinq heures - I am leaving at five.
           à dix heures et quart - at quarter past ten
     6. prep. at, in, on (said of a particular place)
           à la maison - at home
           à l'hôtel - at the hotel
           au bar - in the bar
           au bois - in the woods
           J'habite à trois kilomètres d'ici. - I live three kilometers from here.
     7. prep. of (belonging to)
           C'est un ami à moi. - This is a friend of mine.
           Cette voiture est à John. - This is John's car.
           le chien à Marie - Mary's dog nonstandard
     8. prep. till, until (used in farewells)
           Salut, à demain. - Bye, till tomorrow. / Bye, see you tomorrow.
           à plus tard - see you later
     9. prep. (cuisine) cooked in or with
           Steak au poivre - Steak with pepper sauce
     10. prep. Used to make compound nouns to state what something is used for
           moulin à poivre - pepper mill
           sac à dos - backpack
           boite à musique - music box
     11. prep. (before an infinitive) to (used to express something not completed)
           Il y a de nombreuses choses à faire. - There are many things to do.
           Il reste deux tâches à finir. - There are two things left to finish.
           Il y a de la bière à boire. - There's some beer to drink.
           l'équipe à battre - the team to beat
     12. prep. Used to describe a part of something, often translated into English as a compound adjective
           un animal à quatre pattes - a four-legged animal
           une femme au visage pâle - a pale-faced woman
           un homme à longue barbe - a long-bearded man OR a man with a long beard
           une chemise à manches courtes - a short-sleeved shirt
           une maison aux murs de brique - a brick-walled house / a house with brick walls
     13. prep. by
           peu à peu - bit by bit
           minute à minute - minute by minute
           jour à jour - day by day
     14. prep. or, to (used to express an approximate number)
           six à sept personnes - six or seven people
           vingt à trente ans - twenty/thirty years
           tous les cinq à six ans - every five or six years
     15. prep. Used to indicate the recipient of certain phrasal verb.
           mettre le feu à - to set fire to
           clouer le bec à - to shut (someone) up
           donner la chasse à - to give chase to
     16. prep. , translation=Even though hunger and destitution tormented us sometimes, and even almost always, nothing caused us as much torment as being witnesses to the unheard-of cruelties that my master exercis
     17. prep. , chapter=XL
     18. prep. with
           On peut remarquer, à ce propos, que ce n'est pas non plus dans des livre à prétention plus ou moins scientifique que Kraus avait l'habitude de chercher les instruments dont il avait besoin pour
à peine sensibles
aussitôt à table
la
     1. art. the (definite article).
     2. pron. her, it (direct object).
     3. n-m. (music) la, the note 'A'.
par la petite vérole
ou celles de la nature
corvée
     1. n. corvee (labour due to a feudal lord; labour on roads)
     2. n. drudgery, chore
     3. n. (military) fatigue
du
     1. contraction. contraction of de + le (of the)
     2. contraction. contraction of de + le ; (forms the partitive article)
du reste
fendre du bois
     de
          1. prep. of (expresses belonging)
                Paris est la capitale de la France. - Paris is the capital of France.
          2. 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
          3. 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.
          4. 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
          5. 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
          6. 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
          7. 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.
          8. 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%.
          9. 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.
          10. art. (negative) (pas de) a, an, any
                Elle a pas de mère. - She doesn't have a mother.
                Il a pas de crayon. - He doesn't have a pencil.
                J'ai pas de temps. - I don't have any time.
          11. n. abbreviation of dame
     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
          2. art. Used before abstract nouns; not translated in English.
          3. art. (before parts of the body) The; my, your, etc.
                Il s’est cassé la jambe. - He has broken his leg.
          4. art. (before units) A, an.
                Cinquante kilomètres à l’heure. - fifty kilometres an hour
          5. pron. (direct object) Him, it.
          6. 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").
bois
     1. n-m. wood (material)
     2. n-m. wood, woodland
     3. n-m. antler
     4. n-m. woodwind
     5. v. first-person singular present indicative of boire
     6. v. second-person singular present indicative of boire
     7. v. Second-person singular present imperative of boire
fendre du bois
je bois à notre délivrance!
aux
     1. contraction. Contraction of à + les (to the)
imprimait aux lèvres
aux meilleures places
     à
          1. Letter. A with grave accent, a letter used in French mostly to distinguish some homographs and in transliteration.
          2. prep. to (destination)
                Je vais à Paris. - I am going to Paris.
                aller au bout - go to the end / go all the way
          3. prep. to (until)
                Le spectacle sera de 18h à 21h. - The show will be from 6 pm to 9 pm.
          4. prep. on the, to (some directions)
                tournez à gauche ! - turn to the left!
                tournez à droite ! - turn to the right!
                Le vent vire au nord. - The wind turns north.
                L'école est à gauche. - The school is on the left.
          5. prep. at (said of a particular time)
                Je pars à cinq heures - I am leaving at five.
                à dix heures et quart - at quarter past ten
          6. prep. at, in, on (said of a particular place)
                à la maison - at home
                à l'hôtel - at the hotel
                au bar - in the bar
                au bois - in the woods
                J'habite à trois kilomètres d'ici. - I live three kilometers from here.
          7. prep. of (belonging to)
                C'est un ami à moi. - This is a friend of mine.
                Cette voiture est à John. - This is John's car.
                le chien à Marie - Mary's dog nonstandard
          8. prep. till, until (used in farewells)
                Salut, à demain. - Bye, till tomorrow. / Bye, see you tomorrow.
                à plus tard - see you later
          9. prep. (cuisine) cooked in or with
                Steak au poivre - Steak with pepper sauce
          10. prep. Used to make compound nouns to state what something is used for
                moulin à poivre - pepper mill
                sac à dos - backpack
                boite à musique - music box
          11. prep. (before an infinitive) to (used to express something not completed)
                Il y a de nombreuses choses à faire. - There are many things to do.
                Il reste deux tâches à finir. - There are two things left to finish.
                Il y a de la bière à boire. - There's some beer to drink.
                l'équipe à battre - the team to beat
          12. prep. Used to describe a part of something, often translated into English as a compound adjective
                un animal à quatre pattes - a four-legged animal
                une femme au visage pâle - a pale-faced woman
                un homme à longue barbe - a long-bearded man OR a man with a long beard
                une chemise à manches courtes - a short-sleeved shirt
                une maison aux murs de brique - a brick-walled house / a house with brick walls
          13. prep. by
                peu à peu - bit by bit
                minute à minute - minute by minute
                jour à jour - day by day
          14. prep. or, to (used to express an approximate number)
                six à sept personnes - six or seven people
                vingt à trente ans - twenty/thirty years
                tous les cinq à six ans - every five or six years
          15. prep. Used to indicate the recipient of certain phrasal verb.
                mettre le feu à - to set fire to
                clouer le bec à - to shut (someone) up
                donner la chasse à - to give chase to
          16. prep. , translation=Even though hunger and destitution tormented us sometimes, and even almost always, nothing caused us as much torment as being witnesses to the unheard-of cruelties that my master exercis
          17. prep. , chapter=XL
          18. prep. with
                On peut remarquer, à ce propos, que ce n'est pas non plus dans des livre à prétention plus ou moins scientifique que Kraus avait l'habitude de chercher les instruments dont il avait besoin pour
     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
environs
     1. n. neighborhood (close proximity, particularly in reference to home)
devaient
     1. v. third-person plural imperfect indicative of devoir
elles devaient faire, leur semblait-il
tenir
     1. v. to have; to hold
     2. v. to keep
     3. v. (intransitive) to stay; to hold
     4. v. (reflexive, uncommon) to hold on
           Elle descend en se tenant aux racines. - She comes down using the roots for handles (holding on to the roots).
     5. v. (reflexive) to hold oneself, to be standing
           Il se tenait dans le coin. - He stood in the corner.
     6. v. (reflexive) to behave
           Tiens-toi bien. - Behave yourself.
     7. v. (reflexive) to maintain, remain in a certain position or disposition
           Tiens-toi droit! - Keep yourself straight!
           Elle se tient immobile sur la corde raide. - She stays still on the tightrope.
     8. v. (transitive with à) to be attached to something, to be fond of something, to hold something dear
     9. v. (reflexive, Quebec, slang) to hang out
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
et les hommes
ouvrit les yeux
loups
     1. n. plural of loup
en
     1. prep. in (used to indicate space)
           J'habite en Angleterre. - I live in England.
     2. prep. by (used to indicate means)
           aller en bus - go by bus
           partir en voiture - leave by car
     3. prep. as
           Il me traite en ami. - He treats me as a friend.
           habillé en père Noël - dressed as Father Christmas
     4. prep. at (used to describe an ability)
           fort en histoire - good at history
     5. prep. of, made of (used to describe composition)
           une chaise en hêtre - a chair made of beech/a beech chair
           une fourchette en métal - a fork made of metal/a metal fork
     6. prep. in (during the following time (used for months and years))
           en 1993 - in 1993
           en janvier - in January
           en septembre 2001 - in September 2001
     7. prep. (followed by a gerund) while
     8. prep. (followed by a gerund) by, in (describing a way of getting something)
           C'est en trichant qu'il est devenu champion. - It was by cheating that he became champion.
     9. prep. in (used to describe color)
           une photo en noir et blanc - a photo in black and white
     10. prep. in (used to describe feelings)
           en détresse - in distress
           en bonne humeur - in a good mood
     11. prep. in (as part of something)
           en équipe - on a team
     12. pron. (ngd, Used as the object of a verb to indicate an indefinite quantity; of it, of them. Replaces the partitive article (du, de la, etc.))
           Tu as combien de livres ? J'en ai trois. - How many books do you have? I have three (of them).
           Y a-t-il beaucoup de pièces ? Oui. Il y en a beaucoup. - Are there many rooms? Yes, there are many (of them).
           Martin a trois sandwichs, mais j'en ai seulement deux. - Martin has three sandwiches, but I have only two (of them).
           Il y en a combien ? - How many of them are there?
           Je bois de l'alcool parce que j'en ai besoin - I drink alcohol because I need (of) it.
     13. pron. ngd, Adverbial preposition indicating movement away from a place already mentioned.
           Est-ce qu'elle vient de Barcelone ? Oui, elle en vient. - Does she come from Barcelona? Yes, she does.
je n'en sais rien
en pleine lumière
respect
     1. n. respect
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