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Boileau

Nicolas . full name Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux. 1636--1711, French poet and critic; author of satires, epistles, and L'Art poétique (1674), in which he laid down the basic principles of French classical literature
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All took their places, or rather the ladies formed a circle, while the gentlemen (more indifferent to the restraints of what Boileau calls the "energetic style") commented on the feverish agitation of Andrea, on M.
Guenaud was a very learned and circumspect man, who stood in no need of the critiques of Boileau to obtain a reputation.
or Hogan-Yale of the White Hussars, leading his squadron for all it was worth, with the price of horseshoes thrown in; or "Tick" Boileau, trying to live up to his fierce blue and gold turban while the wasps of the Bengal Cavalry stretched to a gallop in the wake of the long, lollopping Walers of the White Hussars.
In the second place the substance is not original with Pope but is a restatement of the ideas of the Greek Aristotle, the Roman Horace, especially of the French critic Boileau, who was Pope's earlier contemporary, and of various other critical authorities, French and English.
Tragically, there was a medication error made,'' Boileau said.
com)-- Friends of Boileau has received a $9,750 matching grant award from the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania to improve the historic farmstead located in Boileau Park situated in Upper Moreland Township just outside of Hatboro, Pa.
KARACHI -- Pakistan's Asif Toba caused a big upset in the ongoing IBSF World Championship by defeating Ireland's Josh Boileau 43 yesterday to register his second consecutive victory in the event which is being played in Bangalore, India.
KARACHI -- Pakistan's top rated cueists Mohammad Asif Toba pulled off a shock when he defeated reigning World U21 Champion Josh Boileau of Ireland 43 after an exciting league match in Bangalore (India) Thursday night.
After all, the English explorer- cumart historian was on a mission to recreate the journey of his predecessors, Abraham Lockett and Henry Boileau, through the small villages of arid northwestern Rajasthan.
On Monday, the 19-year-old beat Ireland's Josh Boileau by eight frames to three in a six-hour-long match at the Hotel Concorde in Fujairah, UAE.
From left, Sophie Allen, Emma Terry, Mark Boileau, Tommy Morrison and Scott Neil were part of a Binley Young Fire-fighters team collecting for Coventry Food Bank PICTURE: ROBIN BIDGOOD
Louvel, Jerome and Thierry Templier, Thierry Boileau.