- Jacques Bé·ni·gne [zhahk bey-neen-yuh] /ʒɑk beɪˈnin yə/, 1627–1704, French bishop, writer, and orator.
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Bossuet may be considered as the most eminent of the former class.
The portrait of Bossuet has everything to attract and charm.The Best Portraits in Engraving
The magnificent design of Bossuet was magnificently accomplished.
The chief influences that reached him came from Pascal, Bossuet, and Fnelon.
He had even set his heart on rivalling Bourdaloue and Bossuet.The History of England from the Accession of James II.
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- Jacques Bénigne (ʒɑk beniɲ). 1627–1704, French bishop: noted for his funeral orations