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Crèvecoeur

[krev-kœr]
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noun
  1. Mi·chel Guil·laume Jean de [mee-shel gee-yohm zhahn duh] /miˈʃɛl giˈyoʊm ʒɑ̃ də/, J. Hector St. John, 1735–1813, French writer, statesman, and agriculturalist, in the U.S. after 1754.
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  • The Countess of Crevecoeur gravely rebuked her husband for his violence.

    Quentin Durward

    Sir Walter Scott

  • "Let us hear, let us hear what says the Boar's bride," said Crevecoeur.

    Quentin Durward

    Sir Walter Scott

  • "Only when, like that of Heaven, it is just," answered Crevecoeur firmly.

    Quentin Durward

    Sir Walter Scott

  • "Now Heaven nourish thy judgment, gentle youth," said Crevecoeur, still laughing at the chivalrous inamorato.

    Quentin Durward

    Sir Walter Scott

  • I and my friend Lunin were merely spectators, and poor Crevecoeur had gone to bed.

    The Memoires of Casanova, Complete

    Jacques Casanova de Seingalt