- Charles Au·gu·stin [sharl oh-gy-stan] /ʃarl oʊ güˈstɛ̃/, 1804–69, French literary critic.
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Examples from the Web for sainte-beuve
We turn, like loyal disciples of Taine and Sainte-Beuve, to his ancestral stock.The American Mind
Perhaps a literary critic, like Sainte-Beuve with shining Monday morning reviews.Melomaniacs
Even if we had Sainte-Beuve's scalpel, we could not surprise the secret.The Nabob, Volume 1 (of 2)
Sainte-Beuve, 100 francs,'—this was what was to be read there.
Sainte-Beuve calls her the Fontenelle of women, but it was Fontenelle tempered with a heart.The Women of the French Salons
Amelia Gere Mason
- 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)