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Google Translation:
Nous reçûmes l'ordre de côtoyer en le remontant le ruisseau de la Tourbe, qui arrose la plus triste vallée du monde, entre des collines basses, sans arbres et sans buissons.

nous
     1. pron. The plural personal pronoun in the first person:
     2. pron.          (subject pronoun) we.
     3. pron.          (object pronoun) us, to us.
     4. n-m. The nous, (divine) reason in philosophy.
si nous en faisions autant
toute la confiance qu'on nous enseigne
reçûmes
     1. v. first-person plural past historic of recevoir
     recevoir
          1. v. to receive
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").
dit le comte
mais le comte
ordre
     1. n. order (way in which things are arranged)
           ordre alphabétique - alphabetical order
           ordre des mots - word order
     2. n. order (group)
           les ordres militaires - military orders
     3. n. (legal) order (calm)
     4. n. region (used in estimations)
           un chiffre de l'ordre de 2 millions - a number in the region of 2 million/a number around 2 million/2 million or so
     5. n. kind, sort
     6. n. order (tidiness)
     7. n. order (instruction)
           Il m'a donné l'ordre de tirer - he gave me the order to shoot
           sur ordre du gouvernement - under the government's orders
     8. n. (finance) order
     9. n. (taxonomy) order
           c'est de l'ordre des siréniens - from the order of sirenians
     10. n. (architecture) classical order
qui vous a donné cet ordre
parla des maisons de son ordre
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
boule de suif
alors boule de suif
côtoyer
     1. v. (literally) to pass alongside
     2. v. (figurative) to rub shoulders
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.
tout en fumant
s'en allait à pied
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").
le comte
le souper fut gai
remontant
     1. v. present participle of remonter
     2. adj. remontant
     3. adj. bracing
     4. n. tonic
     remonter
          1. v. to go back up, to come back up, to climb again, to reclimb
          2. v. (of temperature, water level etc) to rise again, to go up again
          3. v. (of clothing) to go up, to ride up
          4. v. to go back, to return
                remonter le fil du temps — to go back in time
          5. v. to go back, to date back, to hearken back (à to)
          6. v. to take back up, to bring back up, to put back up
          7. v. to get back in, to get back on, to get back onboard
          8. v. to turn back up
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").
et le froid
pour le sien
ruisseau
     1. n-m. stream, brook
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
de temps en temps
en face l'un de l'autre
la
     1. art. the (definite article).
     2. pron. her, it (direct object).
     3. n-m. (music) la, the note 'A'.
comme à la fuite;
la comtesse surtout
de la
     1. art. Of the
     2. art. Some; the feminine partitive article.
           Voudriez-vous de la confiture ? — Would you like some jam?
           J'ai mangé de la tarte — I ate some pie.
tourbe
     1. n. peat (soil)
     tourber
          1. v. To dig up peat
qui
     1. pron. (interrogative) who, whom
     2. pron. (relative) who, whom (after a preposition), which, that
           La personne qui parle connait bien son sujet. - The person who speaks knows his/her subject well.
           Cette voiture bleue qui passe me plait beaucoup. - This blue car which is passing I like a lot.
           J’aime les chiens qui sont calmes. - I like dogs that are quiet.
           Un homme à qui j’ai parlé. - A man to whom I spoke/have spoken.
           Si lugubre que fût l’appartement, c’était un paradis pour qui revenait du lycée. - If the apartment were gloomy, it was a paradise for whoever came from the school.
           Rira bien qui rira le dernier. - Who laughs last laughs well.
     3. pron. (Louisiana French, Cajun French) if
           Qui elle en a, ça va faire. - If she has any, that will do.
de la neige qui tombe
qui vous a donné cet ordre
arrose
     1. v. first-person singular present indicative of arroser
     2. v. third-person singular present indicative of arroser
     3. v. first-person singular present subjunctive of arroser
     4. v. third-person singular present subjunctive of arroser
     5. v. second-person singular imperative of arroser
     arroser
          1. v. to water (e.g. plants)
          2. v. to sprinkle
          3. v. to squirt
          4. v. to spray
                arroser de balles - spray with bullets
          5. v. to celebrate (with a drink)
                arroser une victoire - to celebrate a victory (by drinking)
          6. v. to grease someone's palm, to bribe
la
     1. art. the (definite article).
     2. pron. her, it (direct object).
     3. n-m. (music) la, the note 'A'.
la nuit tombait
mais dans la maison
plus
     1. adv. more, -er (used to form comparatives of adjectives)
           Ton voisin est plus moche que mon frère. - Your neighbour is uglier than my brother.
           Le tien est beaucoup plus grand que le mien. - Yours is much bigger than mine.
           Elle est plus belle que sa cousine. - She is more beautiful than her cousin.
           Elles sont toutes plus entêtées les unes que les autres. - They are each more stubborn than the last.
     2. adv. more, -er (used to form comparatives of adverbs)
           Elle le fait plus rapidement que lui. - She does it more quickly than he does.
           plus vite ! - faster!
     3. adv. (after a verb) more, -er (indicating a higher degree or quantity)
           Je travaille plus en ce moment. - I am working more at the moment.
           Je veux faire plus. - I want to do more.
     4. adv. (before a noun) more (indicating a greater quantity; followed by de)
           Elle a plus de chocolat. - She has more chocolate.
           Plus de la moitié reste. - More than half is left.
           Il n'y a plus de travail. - There is no more work.
     5. adv. more (supplementary, preceded by de)
           Une heure de plus et il serait mort. - One more hour and he would be dead.
           Un kilo de plus, s'il vous plaît. - One more kilo, please.
     6. adv. (preceded by a definite article) the most, -est (used to form superlatives of adjectives and adverbs)
           la plus grande - the biggest
           le plus difficile - the most difficult
     7. adv. (usually with the negative particle ne, see usage notes below) no longer, not ... any more
           Tu n'existes plus. - You no longer exist. / You don't exist any more.
     8. n-m. plus, the symbol +
     9. v. first-person singular past historic of plaire
     10. v. second-person singular past historic of plaire
     11. v. ====Participle====
     12. v. (obsolete) masculine plural past participle of plaire
on fuyait plus vite
quoi de plus simple
triste
     1. adj. sad
le déjeuner fut bien triste;
à la triste clarté de cette aurore
vallée
     1. n. (geography) valley
du
     1. contraction. contraction of de + le (of the)
     2. contraction. contraction of de + le ; (forms the partitive article)
fendre du bois
l'heure du dîner sonna;
     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").
monde
     1. n. world
           C'est la plus belle fille du monde. - She is the most beautiful girl in the world.
     2. n. people
           Le monde m'agace quelquefois. - People annoy me sometimes.
           La salle était noire de monde. - The room was crowded. or The room was full of people.
     3. interj. (Louisiana French) good heavens
     4. adj. (archaic) pure; clean
couvrir le monde
tout le monde se tut
entre
     1. prep. between
     2. prep. among
     3. v. first-person singular present indicative of entrer
     4. v. third-person singular present indicative of entrer
     5. v. first-person singular present subjunctive of entrer
     6. v. third-person singular present subjunctive of entrer
     7. v. second-person singular imperative of entrer
entre deux couplets
entre deux officiers d'ordonnance
     entrer
          1. v. (intransitive) to enter
                Entrer dans la salle. - Enter the room.
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 étoiles
des deux mains
     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
     de l'
          1. art. Some; the singular prevocalic partitive article.
                Voudriez-vous de l’ail ? — Would you like some garlic?
collines
     1. n. plural of colline
     colline
          1. n. hill, downs
                Elle m'a dit d'aller siffler là-haut sur la colline. - She told me to go and whistle up there on the hills
basses
     1. n. plural of basse
     basse
          1. adj. feminine singular of bas
          2. n. (music) bass (the lower melody)
          3. n. (music) bass (a singer of the bass melodies)
          4. n. (music) bass (the musical instrument)
          5. n. acoustic guitar
sans
     1. prep. without
sans chevaux
non sans peine
arbres
     1. n. plural of arbre
coucher tous les jeunes arbres des forêts voisines
où apparaissaient tantôt une ligne de grands arbres vêtus de givre
     arbre
          1. n. tree (plant, diagram, anything in the form of a tree)
          2. n. axle
          3. n. (mechanics) drive shaft
et
     1. conj. and
et bruyant;
et continuait
sans
     1. prep. without
sans chevaux
non sans peine
buissons
     1. n. plural of buisson
     buisson
          1. n. (botany) bush
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