Aleksandr Khrapovitskii

Khrapovitskii, Aleksandr Vasil’evich

 

Born Mar. 7 (18), 1749; died Dec. 29 (Jan. 9), 1801. Russian state figure and writer.

Khrapovitskii served as a secretary to Catherine II from 1783 to 1793 and helped edit her translations and other works. His diary is a valuable source for the history of domestic and foreign policy. Khrapovitskii also wrote poems, fables, and tragedies.

WORKS

Dnevnik 1782–1793, St. Petersburg, 2nd ed. Moscow, 1901.
References in classic literature ?
If Josette, when dressing her, chanced to discover a little pimple on the still satiny shoulders of mademoiselle, it became the subject of endless inquiries as to the various alimentary articles of the preceding week.
One thing is certain, that in the year 615 before Jesus Christ, Necos undertook the works of an alimentary canal to the waters of the Nile across the plain of Egypt, looking towards Arabia.
Numerous cases could be given amongst the lower animals of the same organ performing at the same time wholly distinct functions; thus the alimentary canal respires, digests, and excretes in the larva of the dragon-fly and in the fish Cobites.