1 Prince Vasili's daughter, the beautiful Helene, came to take her father to the ambassador's entertainment; she wore a ball dress and her badge as maid of honor.
2 This unfortunate fete at the ambassador's deprives me of a pleasure, and obliges me to interrupt you.
3 Both the foreign minister and our ambassador in Vienna knew him and valued him.
4 Then the Russian ambassador took him by the shoulder, led him to the window, and began to talk to him.
5 The French ambassador was there, and a foreign prince of the blood who had of late become a frequent visitor of hers, and many brilliant ladies and gentlemen.
6 The ambassador remained standing by the sleeper, waited until he stretched his limbs and opened his eyes, and then conveyed to him this proposal.
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7 Upon reaching their stalls, they found the whole of the audience in the parterre standing up and directing their gaze towards the box formerly possessed by the Russian ambassador.
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8 Up comes the Grand Duchess with some ambassador or other, and, as ill-luck would have it, she begins talking to him about the new helmets.
9 The Grand Duchess positively wanted to show the new helmet to the ambassador.
10 Buckingham could not under any pretense be admitted into France as an ambassador; he wished to enter it as a conqueror.
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11 Buckingham had left England the day before, sent as ambassador to Spain, to demand the hand of the Infanta for King Charles I, who was then only Prince of Wales.
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12 The woman was mystery, romance, a story which told itself differently every day; now she was a murderess, now the neglected wife of an ambassador.
13 It was in this hall that Harold returned the magnanimous answer to the ambassador of his rebel brother.
14 Well, sir, in three months I could pass that girl off as a duchess at an ambassador's garden party.
15 There were six ambassadors, with a train of about five hundred persons, and their entry was very magnificent, suitable to the grandeur of their master, and the importance of their business.