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1048 of July 3) that the Tennysons had "fled in the direction of Auvergne"; indeed he may already have been contriving an "accidental" meeting with them, for Matthew Arnold, in his last ever letter to Clough, sent from Brighton on July 5 in reply to a letter of "a day or two ago," said he considered Auvergne "not worth going to except for a geologist"; he recommended instead "the mountain country of the Haute Loire, about Puy [en Velay].
Tomorrow I go with a riding party to the chief mountain top Puy de Sancy.
The Puy de Dome, the highest in a chain of recent volcanic peaks, overlooks Clermont-Ferrand from the west.
Joachim du Bellay's prominent and disparaging remarks concerning the Puy de Rouen which for him showcases poetic "episseries, qui corrumpent le goust de nostre Langue, & ne servent si non a porter temoingnaige de notre ignorance" (Deffence, 2.
Here, Hue describes the organization of the Confrerie de la Conception-Notre-Dame and its establishment in 1486 of the puy centered on the Virgin.
The Rouennais puy was eclipsed after 1550 by the work of the Pleiade and mounting tensions between the orthodoxy and the reform, but Hue's work restores meaning to the theological, social, linguistic, and poetic achievements made during the first half of the French Renaissance in the name of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
Because the 1200-meter wide Dieppe beach was dominated by 65-metre high, sheer cliffs to the north and south, they were to be seized by a landing at Puys, two kilometres to the north, and at Pourville, four kilometres to the south which would be made half an hour before the main attack.
The raid started at dawn when the Royal Regiment of Canada landed at Puys.
In his canzoniere, Sceve follows very closely, and even sometimes imitates, a corpus of fixed-form poems -- rondeaux parfaits, ballades, and chants royaux -- written by poets of the two previous generations for poetic contests known as Puys.
It tries to add to this view and give a new cast to it by arguing two related points: first, that the religious language and images which characterize Sceve's work serve to associate Delie, the poet's beloved "idol," with the Virgin Mary; and second, that the specifically Marian echoes and allusions contained in some of Sceve's dizains derive mainly from a corpus of little-studied poems in praise of the Virgin, written in the previous generation for poetic contests known as puys, poetic guilds whose main raison d'etre was to celebrate each year the Feast of the Immaculate Conception (8 December).