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lake, 16 sq mi (41 sq km), c.11 mi (18 km) long and 2 mi (3.2 km) wide, NE Savoie dept., E France. It is famous for its scenic beauty. Aix-les-Bains and other resorts are located on its shores. The celebrated abbey of Haute-Combe (founded 12th cent.; restored 19th cent.) is situated on the western shore.
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She herself had no fears of it, and the books scattered about her drawing-room (a part of the house in which books were usually supposed to be "out of place"), though chiefly works of fiction, had whetted Archer's interest with such new names as those of Paul Bourget, Huysmans, and the Goncourt brothers.
If you do not overtake him before we reach Bourget you shall have twenty francs; if not before Louvres, thirty.
In ascribing these words to the young man's pen, as well as through the form and putative title he assigns to his memoire, Bourget reveals his intention of situating Greslou's mental and emotional proclivities firmly in a literary and psychological tradition stretching back as far as Constant's Adolphe and Musset's Confession d'un enfant du siecle, and arguably finding its most recent manifestation in Renan's self-portrait of 1883, his Souvenirs d'enfance et de jeunesse.
Between these extremes, the naturalist novelists tended to live in middling quartiers, thus occupying a symbolically inferior position compared to opponents like the "psychological" novelist Paul Bourget.
Indeed, as he claimed himself, and as Tintner reiterates, James rewrote much of late nineteenth- and early twentieth-century fiction when he habitually sanitized the mere sensationalism of a writer like Paul Bourget.
Glatfelter today announced the hiring of Jonathan Bourget as Vice President & General Manager of its Advanced Airlaid Materials Business Unit (AMBU), effective July 19, 2010.
Award criteria:Construction of a surface car park with a capacity of approximately 335 spaces in the communes of bourget du lac (73370) and motte servolex (73290)
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The announcement is the latest at the Le Bourget Paris Air Show, which opened on Sunday for a week.
Joanne was also blessed with two devoted sisters, Yvonne Davey of Needham and Jeanine Climo of Merrimack, NH; loving in-laws; an extended Bourget family; and faithful friends.
Gulf Air, Bahrain's national carrier, will participate in the International Paris Air Show -- Le Bourget, which will be held in the French capital from June 15 to 21 at Le Bourget Exhibition Centre.
It operates 14 civil airports in and around Paris including CDG, Orly and Le Bourget.