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Sainte-Beuve

[ sant-bœv ]

noun

  1. Charles Au·gu·stin [sh, a, r, l oh-g, y, -, stan], 1804–69, French literary critic.


Sainte-Beuve

/ sɛ̃tbœv /

noun

  1. Sainte-BeuveCharles Augustin18041869MFrenchWRITING: criticWRITING: essayist Charles Augustin (ʃarl oɡystɛ̃). 1804–69, French critic, best known for his collections of essays Port Royal (1840–59) and Les Causeries du Lundi (1851–62)


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But there are days when the curses of all the fools mount to one's brain, and then one implores one's old friend, Sainte-Beuve.

But, good recluse, you have not read Sainte-Beuve's famous article on the Academy and the candidateships.

Sainte-Beuve and Balzac were two of the earliest of her literary friends, among whom she numbered also Heine.

I have had a little note from Sainte-Beuve, reassuring me as to his health, but rather sad in tone.

But I must conclude with a sentence from Sainte-Beuve's own pen.

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