Sacy sentence example
- She became the great protectress of the Jansenists; it was in her house that Arnauld, Nicole and De Lane were protected; and to her influence must be in great part attributed the release of Lemaistre De Sacy from the Bastille, the introduction of Pomponne into the ministry and of Arnauld to the king.
- Le Maistre (de Sacy), and after a month in the Bastille was exiled to his estate of Fosse.
- The foundation of Arabic philology, however, was laid not by him but by De Sacy.
- His father was a Parisian notary named Silvestre, and the additional name of de Sacy was taken by the younger son after a fashion then common with the Paris bourgeoisie.
- De Sacy had successively acquired all the Semitic languages, and as a civil servant he found time to make himself a great name as an orientalist.Advertisement
- De Sacy died on the 21st of February 1838.
- Lastly, mention should be made of a remarkable but scarce little tract by Gabriel Sacy, printed at Cairo in June 1902, and entitled Du regne de Dieu et de l'Agneau, connu sous le nom de Babysme.
- The influence exercised on him by Montaigne is the one fact regarding him which has not been and can hardly be exaggerated, and his well-known Eatretion with Sacy on the subject (the restoration of which to its proper form is one of the most valuable results of modern criticism) leaves no doubt possible as to the source of his "Pyrrhonian" method.
- He soon after removed to Paris, where he enjoyed the friendship of Langles, De Sacy and Millin.
- From .1826 to 1828 he studied under de Sacy in Paris, under Gesenius and Tholuck in Halle, and under Hengstenberg, Neander and Humboldt in Berlin.Advertisement
- It was translated into Latin by Professor White of Oxford in 1800, and into French, with valuable notes, by De Sacy in 1810.
- Some points, as De Sacy and Lane have shown, forbid us to place the book earlier than the second half of the 15th century.
- De Sacy and Lane suppose that the original title of the Arabic translation of the Hezar Afsane was The Thousand Nights.
- Attention was recalled to this drug, in consequence of Napoleon's Egyptian expedition, by de Sacy (1809) and Rouger (181o).
- Apart from his collaboration with de Sacy, Thomas wrote some hagiographic works and left Memoires (1697-1698 and again 1876-1879), which are highly praised by Ste Beuve as being a remarkable mirror of the life at Port Royal.Advertisement
- For accounts of Mirkhond's life see De Sacy's "Notice sur Mirkhond" in his Memoires sur diverses antiquates de la Perse (Paris, 1 793); Jourdain's "Notice de l'histoire universelle de Mirkhond" in the Notices et extraits, vol.