- a didactic novel (1762) by J. J. Rousseau, dealing principally with the author's theories of education.
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Examples from the Web for emile
One was Emile Amélineau, who headed up excavations at Abydos at the turn of the century.The Nile: Where Ancient and Modern Meet
June 21, 2014
Valor – Actor Emile Hirsch chose this upstanding name for his son.Kate Winslet’s Bear Rocknroll & Other Crazy Celebrity Baby Names of 2013
Pamela Redmond Satran/Nameberry
December 23, 2013
This kind of combat reached its apotheosis when the guest was an insurance swindler called Emile Savundra.‘A Fiery Tribune’
September 1, 2013
Movies about literary lions and lionesses—The Life of Emile Zola (1937) and Out of Africa (1985)—took home the gold statue.'The Artist,' 'Hugo,' and the History of Movies About Movies
December 28, 2011
“What his enemies say may be true,” the filmmaker Emile de Antonio once reflected.The Svengali of Pop Art
May 13, 2010
Emile Artois was really lonelier than she, for he had not a child.
Emile, I asked your advice yesterday, and you would not give it me.
But even as she did so she remembered Vere's secret, shared with Emile and not with her.
She made her excuse, and left the morning free for Emile to be with Vere.
And she even felt vexed that it should be supposed she wanted Emile's company.
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