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Rouault

[roo-oh; French rwoh] /ruˈoʊ; French rwoʊ/
noun
1.
Georges
[zhawrzh] /ʒɔrʒ/ (Show IPA),
1871–1958, French painter.
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  • Old Rouault would not have been sorry to be rid of his daughter, who was of no use to him in the house.

    Madame Bovary Gustave Flaubert
  • Old Rouault arrived, and fainted on the Place when he saw the black cloth!

    Madame Bovary Gustave Flaubert
  • Old Rouault was seeing him off; they were walking along the road full of ruts; they were about to part.

    Madame Bovary Gustave Flaubert
  • Old Rouault said that he could not have been cured better by the first doctor of Yvetot, or even of Rouen.

    Madame Bovary Gustave Flaubert
  • One morning old Rouault brought Charles the money for setting his leg—seventy-five francs in forty-sou pieces, and a turkey.

    Madame Bovary Gustave Flaubert
  • Old Rouault had them driven back in his cart, and himself accompanied them as far as Vassonville.

    Madame Bovary Gustave Flaubert
  • Old Rouault on his way back began quietly smoking a pipe, which Homais in his innermost conscience thought not quite the thing.

    Madame Bovary Gustave Flaubert
  • The good woman died the same year; old Rouault was paralysed, and it was an aunt who took charge of her.

    Madame Bovary Gustave Flaubert
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Rouault

/ruːˈəʊ; French rwo/
noun
1.
Georges (ʒɔrʒ). 1871–1958, French expressionist artist. His work is deeply religious; it includes much stained glass
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