Recamier

[rey-kuh-myey]

Origin of Recamier

1920–25; after Madame Récamier

Récamier

[rey-ka-myey]
noun
  1. MadameJeanne Françoise Julie Adélaïde Bernard, 1777–1849, French social leader in the literary and political circles of Paris.
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  • When Recamier died, in 1830, Jeanne was a little over fifty.

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    Albert Payson Terhune

  • From her earliest babyhood, Recamier had all but worshiped her.

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    Albert Payson Terhune

  • Recamier that gave me the idea of what I have attempted to describe.

  • Recamier had been an intimate friend of the Bernards, forever at their house, since a year or so before Jeanne had been born.

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    Albert Payson Terhune

  • So Recamier, rich and powerful, chose the surest means to safeguard the daughter who was all the world to him.

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    Albert Payson Terhune