In a well-known note to Charles Leopold Laurillard's Eloge, prefixed to the last edition of the Ossemens fossiles, the " radical de l'etre " is much the same thing as Aristotle's " particula genitalis " and Harvey's " ovum."
- Laurillard, Eloge de Cuvier, note 12.
The best account of the life and writings of Alembert is contained in Condorcet's Eloge, presented to the Academy and published in 1784.
De C. Condorcet, Eloge de Roberval (Paris, 1773): J.
Bertrand, Eloge historique de Poncelet (Paris, 1875).
A biography of Huygens was prefixed to his Opera varia (1724); his Eloge in the character of a French academician was printed by J.
Grant, History of Physical Astronomy, &c.; Pietro Cossali, Eloge (Padua, 1813); L.
- Baron Fourier's Eloge, Memoires de l'institut, x.
His eloge at the Academy of Moral and Political Science, of which he was a member, was pronounced by the comte de Remusat (February 16, 1845), and a Notice historique by F.
In 1837 Arago pronounced his eloge before the Academie des Sciences.
£9c., (1785); Eloge de Montesquieu (1785), published 1883 by M.
Fourier's "Eloge" in Memoires de l'acad.
Bataille, Eloge historique de M.
Baron Cuvier in his Eloge historique of Fourcroy repels the charge, but he can scarcely be acquitted of time-serving indifference, if indeed active, though secret, participation be not proved against him.
His abilities were shown in an Eloge de Charles VII., which was crowned by the Academie de Nimes in 1820, and a memoir on Les Institutions de Saint Louis, which in 1821 was crowned by the Academic des Inscriptions et Belles Lettres.
See Fontenelle's "Eloge" (Memoires de l'Acad.
The chief authority for his life is the Eloge written by Frederick the Great (printed in Assezat's ed.
His last work, Chronicon Paschale a mundo condito ad Heraclii imperatoris annum vigesimum (Paris, 1689), was passing through the press when Du Cange died, and consequently it was edited by Etienne Baluze, and published with an eloge of the author prefixed.
Besides the works already mentioned, de Gerando left many others, of which we may indicate the following: - Considerations sur diverses methodes d'observation des peoples sauvages (Paris, 1801); Eloge de Dumarsais, - discours qui a remporte le prix propose par la seconde classe de l'Institut National (Paris, 1805); Le Visiteur de pauvre (Paris, 1820); Instituts du droit administratif (4 vols., Paris, 1830); Cours normal des instituteurs primaires ou directions relatives a l'education physique, morale, et intellectuelle dans les ecoles primaires (Paris, 1832); De l'education des sourds-muets (2 vols., Paris, 1832); De la bienfaisance publique (4 vols., 1838).
So highly was he now esteemed for his courage, abilities and integrity, that all parties were anxious to have him on their side (Eloge, by Montesquieu).
See Baillet, Vie de Descartes (1691); Pote, Eloge de Mersenne (1816).
See Antonio Francesco Frisi, Eloge historique de Mademoiselle Agnesi, translated by Boulard (Paris, 1807); Milesi-Mojon, Vita di M.
He tried his fortune by writing doges of famous persons, then a favourite practice; and in 1771 his eloge on Fenelon was pronounced next best to Laharpe's by the Academy.
In 1812 he gained a prize from the Academy with an eloge on Montaigne.
In 1773 Necker won the prize of the Academie Frangaise for an eloge on Colbert, and in 1775 published his Essai sur la legislation et le commerce des grains, in which he attacked the free-trade policy of Turgot.
De Fouchy, "Eloge de Lacaille," Hist.
ROGER JOSEPH BOSCOVICH (1711?-1787) mathematician and natural philosopher, one of the earliest of foreign savants to adopt Newton's gravitation theory, was born at Ragusa in Dalmatia on the 18th of May 1711, according to the usual account, but ten years earlier according to Lalande (Eloge, 1792).
(1850); P(ierre) S(aumaise), Eloge sur la vie de Pierre Janin (Dijon, 1623); Sainte-Beuve, Causeries du lundi, t.
(Kippis); Fouchy's "Eloge," Paris Memoirs (1762), p. 231 (Histoire); Delambre's Hist.
His eloge was written for the French Academy by the marquis de Condorcet, and an account of his life, with a list of his works, was written by Von Fuss, the secretary to the Imperial Academy of St Petersburg.
In 1783 he was crowned by the academy of Nancy for his Eloge de la poesie, and in 1788 by that of Metz for an Essai sur la regeneration physique et morale des Juifs.