- An·dré Er·nest Mo·deste [ahn-drey er-nest maw-dest] /ɑ̃ˈdreɪ ɛrˈnɛst mɔˈdɛst/, 1741–1813, French operatic composer.
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Historical Examples of gretry
I just met Gretry's statue on the stairs; he had enough and fled.My Recollections
It was then that he told Gretry he was going to buy in the July crops.
"The price broke to a dollar and twenty yesterday," said Gretry.
Hitherto he had been a bear; now, after the talk with Gretry, he had secretly "turned bull" with the suddenness of a strategist.
It is to set self-conscious philosophy singing and dancing, like the young Gretry, to the tune of a waterfall.Theodore Watts-Dunton