Tartarin

Tartarin

19th-century French Quixote acts out his dreams of travel. [Fr. Lit.: Tartarin de Tarascon]

Tartarin

tells tall tales of his fantastic adventures. [Fr. Lit.: Tartarin de Tarascon]
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Ce Tartarin pretendait pourtant qu'il ne tirait que sur les sangliers, les seuls animaux qu'ils jugeaient dignes de lui et de sa reputation.
the people of Numantia, in northern Spain' (1387), Tartarin 'made of a costly fabric, perhaps a kind of silk, from (or originally from, or imported via) Tartary' (1400), Tarentine 'from or pertaining to Tarentum, Tarentine' (1440), Sclavin(e) 'an inhabitant of some Slavic territory' (1450), Alpine 'Alpine' (1475) and Molmutine 'of Dunwallo Molmutius, British king and law-giver' (1475).
Van Gogh must have been aware that oleander was not only beautiful, but poisonous, a fact emphasised in Daudet's Tartarin de Tarascon, one of his favourite books--indeed one that had helped draw him to the south.
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