La Rochefoucauld


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La Rochefoucauld

Fran?ois , Duc de La Rochefoucauld. 1613--80, French writer. His best-known work is R?flexions ou sentences et maximes morales (1665), a collection of epigrammatic and cynical observations on human nature
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After rigorous--and downright dangerous--training in England, La Rochefoucauld parachuted into France and began his spectacular career as a saboteur of Nazi operations.
This book is definitely for the specialist of La Rochefoucauld and should be read with the Maximes close at hand.
Forbin's report is astonishing since it presents the classic liberal argument for freedom of the arts to his superior, Sosthene de la Rochefoucauld, an Ultra and recent appointee of Charles X.
Like his contemporary La Rochefoucauld, La Bruyere was concerned less with the concrete referent-whose life it was-but with painting portraits of generalizable human types.
Heraclitus, the ancient Greek Philosopher documented this fact in his doctrines some 500 years BC, and in the 1600s Francois de la Rochefoucauld (classical French author) forever engraved the maxim oftenly quoted today: "The only constant in life is change".
La Rochefoucauld, Francois de (1985), Massime, Milan, Italia, Rizzoli.
D'ailleurs, et quoi qu'il dise, cette interpretation, qui tient tout autant de La Rochefoucauld que de Lacan, reste presente dans son film comme une possibilite a laquelle on peut avoir honorablement recours.
The Loire is also a place for lovers of gardens, and there is none better than the Arboretum des Grandes Bruyeres, created over a 40-year period by larger-than-life couple Mr and Mrs de la Rochefoucauld.
In the late seventeenth century French court, where the discrepancy between the public and the private self was ail-important (see La Rochefoucauld and La Bruyere), the typical problem of physically beautiful people is aggravated: they tend to be seen only as desirable objects.
Financial audit: Aimery de La Rochefoucauld - Audixia
En ambos casos --Dante, Lautreamont y Baudelaire, por un lado, y La Rochefoucauld, Swift y la satira, por el otro-- se trata de una persuasion negativa, en el sentido en que se incita al lector a adentrarse en la lectura, apelando, con los primeros, a su deseo de "temor," por lo "salvaje", el "veneno", lo "orgiastico" y lo "melancolico", y con los segundos, dando curso a esa funcion ludica que lo invita a aventurarse en el texto, apelando a su curiosidad, al decirle que no sera el el involucrado, poniendo en ambos casos a prueba las advertencias por parte del mismo.