Gray Eminence

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Gray Eminence:

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(François Leclerc du Tremblay), 1577–1638, French Capuchin monk, a confidant and agent of Cardinal Richelieu, generally known as the Éminence Grise [gray eminence].
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From such an eminence grise of Reformation historiography as Dufour, a light but thoroughly informed touch is most welcome.
She was a pioneer of the methodology, author of influential books and publications, the eminence grise behind the 1500 or so blue and gold oral history volumes produced under her long tenure at ROHO, and the demanding yet beneficent head honcho at ROHO.
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the eminence grise of Islamic art and architectural history in the U.
Koizumi the perpetual peace-seeker can devote his energies to convincing LDP holdouts to enshrine peaceable ideals permanently in a new site after he becomes the party's eminence grise.
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In his topsy-turvy literary history, Eliot is threatening, an eminence grise, even though he was the poet Heaney admired most when he was starting out in the 1950s.