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  • 121Jefferson, Thomas — born April 13, 1743, Shadwell, Va. died July 4, 1826, Monticello, Va., U.S. Third president of the U.S. (1801–09). He was a planter and became a lawyer in 1767; he was also a slaveholder, though he opposed slavery. While a member of the House of… …

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  • 122American literature — Introduction       the body of written works produced in the English language in the United States.       Like other national literatures, American literature was shaped by the history of the country that produced it. For almost a century and a… …

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  • 123French literature — Introduction       the body of written works in the French language produced within the geographic and political boundaries of France. The French language was one of the five major Romance languages to develop from Vulgar Latin as a result of the …

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  • 124Italian literature — Introduction       the body of written works produced in the Italian language that had its beginnings in the 13th century. Until that time nearly all literary work composed in the Middle Ages was written in Latin. Moreover, it was predominantly… …

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  • 125painting, Western — ▪ art Introduction       history of Western painting from its beginnings in prehistoric times to the present.       Painting, the execution of forms and shapes on a surface by means of pigment (but see also drawing for discussion of depictions in …

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  • 126Comte de Montalembert —     Comte de Montalembert     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Comte de Montalembert     CHARLES FORBES RENÉ, COMTE DE MONTALEMBERT.     Born in London, 15 April, 1810; died in Paris 13 March, 1870. His father, Marc René, had fought in the army of Condé …

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  • 127Jacques-Benigne Bossuet —     Jacques Benigne Bossuet     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Jacques Benigne Bossuet     A celebrated French bishop and pulpit orator, born at Dijon, 27 September, 1627, died at Paris, 12 April, 1704. For more than a century his ancestors, both… …

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  • 128Order of Preachers —     Order of Preachers     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Order of Preachers     As the Order of the Friars Preachers is the principal part of the entire Order of St. Dominic, we shall include under this title the two other parts of the order: the… …

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  • 129St. Ambrose —     St. Ambrose     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► St. Ambrose     Bishop of Milan from 374 to 397; born probably 340, at Trier, Arles, or Lyons; died 4 April, 397. He was one of the most illustrious Fathers and …

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  • 130Donna Loren — performing the song Goldfinger on Shindig (1965) Born Donna Zukor March 7, 1947 (1947 03 07) …

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  • 131Al-Shafi‘i — For other people named Al Shafi‘i, see Al Shafi‘i (disambiguation). Islamic scholar Abū ʿAbdullāh Muhammad ibn Idrīs al Shafiʿī Title Imam of the Abode of Emigration Born 767 CE/135 AH Gaza, Palestine Died 820 CE/188 AH (aged 52 53) …

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  • 132Nights: Journey of Dreams — Developer(s) Sega Studio USA Sonic Team Publisher(s) Sega …

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  • 133SILENCE — Il semble impossible de parler de ce qui est absence ou abolition de toute parole. Le silence se présente comme le point zéro à partir duquel s’inaugure tout langage, sans qu’on y puisse faire retour. Pour reprendre une terminologie empruntée à… …

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  • 134ÉLOQUENCE — L’éloquence est ce qui fait un discours ou un orateur persuasifs. Elle a partie liée avec la rhétorique, qui enseigne l’art de persuader, qu’on la considère, ainsi que le fait Quintilien, comme le résultat de règles purement formelles ou, selon… …

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  • 135disert — disert, erte [ dizɛr, ɛrt ] adj. • 1321; lat. disertus ♦ Littér. Qui parle avec facilité et élégance. ⇒ éloquent. Orateur disert. « Il était disert et savant » (Proust). Adv. DISERTEMENT , v. 1282 . ● disert, diserte adjectif (latin disertus …

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  • 136éloquemment — [ elɔkamɑ̃ ] adv. • XIVe; de éloquent ♦ Avec éloquence. « Les principes de moralité politique qu elle avait autrefois si éloquemment prêchés » (Renan). D une manière expressive, révélatrice. Les chiffres montrent éloquemment que cette société est …

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  • 137orateur — orateur, trice [ ɔratɶr, tris ] n. • v. 1355; lat. orator 1 ♦ Personne qui compose et prononce des discours. ⇒ conférencier. Orateur religieux (⇒ prédicateur) , politique (⇒ tribun) . Une femme orateur, une oratrice (rare). « pour apprécier… …

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  • 138parole — [ parɔl ] n. f. • 1080; lat. pop. °paraula, lat. ecclés. parabola « comparaison » (→ 1. parabole) I ♦ UNE, DES PAROLES : élément(s) de langage parlé (⇒ langage) . 1 ♦ Élément simple du langage articulé. ⇒ mot; expression. Vx Mot. « Ce n est pas… …

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  • 139tribun — [ tribœ̃ ] n. m. • 1213; lat. tribunus, à l orig. « magistrat de la tribu » 1 ♦ Didact. Officier ou magistrat dans l ancienne Rome. Tribun militaire : l un des six officiers, nommés par les consuls, puis élus (dans les comices de tribus) qui… …

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  • 140expressive — ● expressif, expressive adjectif (de expression) Qui exprime énergiquement ce qu on veut dire ; suggestif, démonstratif, parlant : Langage expressif. Qui manifeste vivement le sentiment, l intention ; significatif, éloquent : Une mimique… …

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