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Le Sage

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Alain-Ren? . 1668--1747, French novelist and dramatist, author of the picaresque novel Gil Blas (1715--35)
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Lesage, 38, who claims diminished responsibility, was arrested in 2007 after the father of the sixth child found the corpses wrapped in plastic bags in their cellar in Valognes, near Cherbourg.
Lesage's early plays were adaptations of Spanish models and included the highly successful comedy Crispin, rival de son maitre (performed 1707; Crispin, Rival of His Master ).
Fowler, Colby Lesage and Joey Westerman combined to score the first eight points of the second half and Maynard took its first lead, 31-29, on Lesage's layup with 6:27 left in the third.
Modeled after Alain-Rene Lesage's Gil Blas, the novel consists of a series of episodes that give an account of the life and times of the Scottish rogue Roderick Random.
His fantastic satirical novel, El diablo cojuelo (1641; "The Crippled Devil"), became well known from its adaptation by the French dramatist Alain-Rene Lesage as Le Diable boiteux (1707; The Devil upon Two Sticks ).
Lesage's brother and cousin at a bar earlier in the evening.
Officer Cooney, 27, of Mill Street, Worcester had gone to Indianapolis to gather some items bequeathed to him by the family of his best friend, Norman Lesage, who died in April.
(Smith) (Lesage) Howe and her husband, Lawrence, of Marlboro; her step-children, Susanne Knorr, of Cape Cod, Renee Arsenault, of Wyoming, Cheryl Popiak, of Grafton and Joseph Arsenault of Florida; her grandchildren, Brenda L.
(Smith) (Lesage) Howe and her husband Lawrence of Marlborough MA; her step-children, Susanne Knorr of Cape Cod, Renee Arsenault of Wyoming, Cheryl Popiak of Grafton and Joseph Arsenault of Florida.
(Lesage) Demers, 68, of Northbridge formerly of Marlborough for most of her life died Friday (Nov.