The selection will make ten million Yankees fans cry in their bourbons.
When this prophecy proved to be alarmingly true, a drastic method was adopted to save the bourbons.
With the removal of the bourbons all these paraphernalia were swept away.
All the bourbons were famous gluttons, but Marie Thrse in this matter suffered none to take precedence of her.
The bourbons had managed, as usual, to make themselves hated.
Still less did I consider myself as engaged in treason or conspiracy against the bourbons.
"Till the bourbons return," said another Carlist, playing with his moustache.
I know that the bourbons have long been trying to find means and ways to reconquer the sceptre of St. Louis.
Mirabeau's last effort was to give this colour to the bourbons, and he failed.
For the welcome he gave Napoleon on his return from Elba he was doomed, by the bourbons, to death.
type of American corn whiskey, 1846, from Bourbon County, Kentucky, where it first was made, supposedly in 1789. Bourbon County was organized 1785, one of the nine established by the Virginia legislature before Kentucky became a state. The name reflects the fondness felt in the United States for the French royal family, and especially Louis XVI, in gratitude for the indispensable support he had given to the rebel colonists. See Bourbon.
line of French kings (who also ruled in Naples and Spain), of whom it was proverbially said, "they learn nothing and forget nothing." The royal family ruled in France 1589-1792 and 1815-1848; its name is from Bourbon l'Archambault, chief town of a lordship in central France, probably from Borvo, name of a local Celtic deity associated with thermal springs, whose name probably is related to Celtic borvo "foam, froth."
The ruling family of France from the late sixteenth century until the French Revolution. The Bourbon kings were known for their stubbornness; the politician Talleyrand is supposed to have said of them, “They have learned nothing, and they have forgotten nothing.” Louis xiv and Louis xvi were Bourbon kings.