La bruyère sentence example

la bruyère
  • Even at the close of the previous century the brilliant achievements of French literature had prompted La Bruyere vs.
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  • In 1696 he was elected to fill the place of La Bruyere in the French Academy; and on the completion of the education of the young princes the king bestowed upon him the rich priory of Argenteuil, in the diocese of Paris (1706).
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  • Theophrastus has found many imitators in this kind of writing, notably Hall (1608), Sir Thomas Overbury (1614-16), Bishop Earle (1628) and La Bruyere (1688), who also translated the Characters.
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  • The Ethical Characters was edited by Casaubon in 1592 and translated by La Bruyere (1688-89); the best modern translation (with introduction and notes) is that of Sir R.
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