Gringoire

Gringoire

a penniless, stupid, and oafish poet. [Fr. Lit.: The Hunchback of Notre Dame]
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Nevertheless, in that throng, upon which the four allegories vied with each other in pouring out floods of metaphors, there was no ear more attentive, no heart that palpitated more, not an eye was more haggard, no neck more outstretched, than the eye, the ear, the neck, and the heart of the author, of the poet, of that brave Pierre Gringoire, who had not been able to resist, a moment before, the joy of telling his name to two pretty girls.
Hardly had Gringoire raised this intoxicating cup of joy and triumph to his lips, when a drop of bitterness was mingled with it.
It made Gringoire shudder as though it had been an electric shock.
Of course," replied Gringoire, a good deal shocked by the question.
The exposition, rather long and rather empty, that is to say, according to the rules, was simple; and Gringoire, in the candid sanctuary of his own conscience, admired its clearness.
SINGING alongside Bryn will be the star of stage and screen, David Shannon who has just finished starring as Gringoire in Notre Dame de Paris at the Dominion Theatre.
The Feast of Fools continued to be celebrated in Europe through the sixteenth century, the period in France when the end of the career of Gringoire, the famous Prince des Sots, coincided with the popularity of the new Italian touring companies.
3) Entitled Godefroy de Boulion, this work also contains three poems: a rhymed summary of the book (`Epigramme de l'aucteur sur le contenu de ce present livre'), a poem by Pierre Gringoire,(4) and the crusade song `Nus ne poroit de mauvaise raison', which Desrey presents as a vers servantois commissioned or composed by Raoul de Soissons: `Raoul de Soissons .
Benbassa counts 47 antisemitic newspapers in France in the 1930s, among them Gringoire with a circulation of 600,000 and Candide with a readership of 465,000.
Salma Hayek (``Fools Rush In'') plays Esmeralda, the gypsy he worships, who also attracts the attention of both Dom Frollo (Richard Harris) and Gringoire (Edward Atterton).
These include Gringoire Brossard, Vinchon-Jeannette and Brossard Surgeles in France, Driehoek in the Netherlands, Brossard in Belgium; Memory Lane, Fleur de Lys and Kaysens in the UK and Goldstein in Germany.