Franc


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Franc

The name for several current and former currencies. The original franc was issued by King John the Good of France in 1360. Various countries around France and most French colonies call their currencies the franc, though France itself discontinued the franc, replacing it with the euro in 1999.
References in classic literature ?
Nor Louviere either: the result was, that I gave seventy-five thousand francs to Tremblay as his share.
so that the one hundred and fifty thousand francs have passed into their hands.
A sum of one hundred and fifty thousand francs, or fifteen thousand pistoles, whichever you please, in three payments.
Like a man of honor; he procured the signature; Tremblay and Louviere resigned their appointments, I have paid every year twenty-five thousand francs to these two gentlemen; on the thirty-first of May every year, M.
You owe Aramis one hundred and fifty thousand francs, then?
To-day, however, is the thirty-first of May, and he has not been yet, and to-morrow, at midday, the payment falls due; if, therefore, I don't pay to-morrow, those gentlemen can, by the terms of the contract, break off the bargain; I shall be stripped of everything; I shall have worked for three years, and given two hundred and fifty thousand francs for nothing, absolutely for nothing at all, dear M.
Richard, of putting twenty-thousand francs in his pocket?
Giry, "seeing that it was myself who put the twenty-thousand francs into M.
You tell me there were twenty-thousand francs in the envelope which I put into M.
You put twenty-thousand francs in my pocket and I knew nothing either
It was not the one which we gave you, the one which you took to Box Five before our eyes; and yet that was the one which contained the twenty-thousand francs.
We are going to spend your two hundred thousand francs for you, et tu seras heureux comme un petit roi.