Daunou sentence example
- Daunou, this appellation cannot be traced back further than the first half of the 15th century.
- See the euvres completes de Joseph Chenier (8 vols., Paris, 1823-1826), containing, notices of the poet by Arnault and Daunou; Charles Labitte, Etudes litteraires (1846); Henri Welschinger, Le Thedtre revolutionnaire, 1789-1799 (1881); and A.
- Thanks to the efforts of Daunou and others his name was removed from the list of emigres, and he set sail for Europe in November 1795.
- As Daunou shrewdly observes in his Memoires, they were too cultivated and too polished to retain their popularity long in times of disturbance, and were therefore the more inclined to work for the establishment of order, which would mean the guarantee of their own power.'
- The abortive emeute of the 10th of March warned the Girondists of their danger, but the Commission of Twelve appointed on the 18th of May, the arrest of Marat and Hebert, and other precautionary measures, were defeated by the popular risings of the 27th and 31st of May, and, finally, on the 2nd of June, Hanriot with the National 1 Daunou, "Memoires pour servir a l'hist.Advertisement
- Daunou (October 1795), which divided the pupils of the " central schools " into three groups, according to age, with corresponding subjects of study: (r) twelve to fourteen, = drawing, natural history, Greek and Latin, and a choice of modern languages; (2) fourteen to sixteen, - mathematics, physics, chemistry; (3) over sixteen, - general grammar, literature, history and constitutional law.
- PIERRE CLAUDE FRANCOIS DAUNOU (1761-1840), French statesman and historian, was born at Boulogne-sur-Mer, and after a brilliant career in the school of the Oratorians there, joined the order in Paris in 1777.
- The creation of the Institute was also due to Daunou, who drew up the plan for its organization.
- The direction of affairs having passed into the hands of Talleyrand and his associates, Daunou turned once more to literature, but in 1 798 he was sent to Rome to organize the republic there, and again, almost against his will, he lent his aid to Napoleon in the preparation of the constitution of the year VIII.
- In politics Daunou was a Girondist without combativeness; a confirmed republican, who lent himself always to the policy of conciliation, but whose probity remained unchallenged.Advertisement
- Daunou's lectures at the College de France, collected and published after his death, fill twenty volumes (Cours d'etudes historiques, 1842-1846).
- Personally Daunou was reserved and somewhat austere, preserving in his habits a strange mixture of bourgeois and monk.
- See Mignet, Notice historique sur la vie et les travaux de Daunou (Paris, 1843); Taillandier, Documents bibliographiques sur Daunou (Paris, 1847), including a full list of his works; Sainte-Beuve, Daunou in his Portraits Contemporains, t.
- This chair he exchanged in 1838 for that of archaeology, and in 1840 he succeeded Pierre C. Francois Daunou (1761-1840) as keeper of the national archives.
- Bonaparte further brushed aside a frankly democratic constitution proposed by Daunou, and intimidated his opponents in the joint commission by a threat that he would himself draft a constitution and propose it to the people in a mass vote.Advertisement