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Catherine Bernard

(1663–1712?), French novelist, playwright, and poet. Born in Rouen to a comfortable Huguenot family, she moved to Paris to pursue her literary interests. Bernard wrote four ...

Kairos

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Encyclopedia of Rhetoric

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Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Language reference, Linguistics
Length:
3,001 words

...“ kairos -based” writing program. The ideas behind this program are developed in Stephen P. Witte , Neil Nakadate , and Roger D. Cherry , eds. A Rhetoric of Doing: Essays on Written Discourse in Honor of James L. Kinneavy . Carbondale, Ill., 1992; and James Kinneavy and Catherine Eskin . “ Kairos in Aristotle's Rhetoric. ” Written Communication 11 (1994), pp. 131–142. Kittel, Gerhard ed., and Geoffrey W. Bromiley , trans. and ed. Theological Dictionary of the New Testament , vol. 3. Grand Rapids, Mich., 1965. Provides research on the linguistic...

Renaissance rhetoric

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Encyclopedia of Rhetoric

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Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Language reference, Linguistics
Length:
15,239 words

...French derivates, with rederijkers a late sixteenth-century puristic neologism. Unlike the puys , however, their scope was not mainly religious. Although they were sometimes named after religious symbols or saints, as The Holy Ghost (Bruges), The Book (Brussels), and Saint Catherine (Ophasselt), far more often they bore the names of plants or flowers, like the Amsterdam Eglentier (Eglantine), possibly derived from the rhetorical colores with which they ornamented their poetry. [ See Color .] Their writings, moreover, were not exclusively religious....

Saint

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Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable (19 ed.)

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2013

...various for separate mention Distaff: St Genevieve, St Rosalie Doe: St Etheldreda or Audrey St Fructuosus, St Mammas, St Maximus of Turin Dog: St Benignus, St Bernard, St Dominic (dog with torch), St Roch (dog with a loaf) Dolphin: St Adrian (dolphin bearing corpse), St Calistratus (dolphin supporting), St Martianus Dove (on or over): St Ambrose, St Basil, St Bridget of Sweden, St Catherine, St Catherine of Sienna, St Cunibert, St David, St Dunstan, St Gregory the Great, St Hilary of Arles, St John Columbini , St Lo, St Louis, St Medard, St Oswald, St Peter...

Nickname

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Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable (19 ed.)

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2013

...: Frederick I ( 1122–90 ), Holy Roman Emperor Barefoot: Magnus III ( c. 1074–1103 ), King of Norway Bloodaxe: Erik Haraldsson ( d.954 ), king of Norway bloody mary : Mary I ( 1516–58 ), queen of England Bluetooth: harold I ( c. 910–85 ), king of Denmark Catherine the Great: Catherine II ( 1729–96 ), empress of Russia charles the Affable: Charles VIII ( 1470–98 ), king of France Charles the Bald: Charles I ( 823–877 ), king of France charles the Fair: Charles IV ( 1294–1328 ), king of France charles the Fat: Charles II ( 839–88 ), king...

Bibliography, Selected

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Green's Dictionary of Slang

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Current Version:
2011
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Length:
54,714 words

... (London c. 1637) [printed London 1659] —— The Queens Exchange (London c. 1631) —— Sparagus Garden (London 1635) Brooke, Amos The Last Toke (Los Angeles 1977) Brooke, Henry The Fool of Quality 2 vols. (London 1765–6) Brookes, Bernard Joseph Diary from First World War [Internet: www.bobbrookes. co.uk/bernard.htm ] Brookhouser, Frank Now I Lay Me Down (Denver 1955) —— (ed.) These Were Our Years (New York 1959) Brookmyre, Christopher Be My Enemy (London 2004) Brooks, Oscar Dexter Legs (Toronto 1991) Bronson, Jim The Long Season (New...

exuberant

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Garner’s Modern English Usage (4 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2016
Subject:
Language reference, Usage and Grammar Guides
Length:
290 words

... Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.), 8 May 1997 , at B4. • “Originally designed by Bernard Lipfert for the Ideal Novelty and Toy Company, these rare composition dolls command an exuberant [read exorbitant ] price on the secondary market.” Denise I. O’Neal , “Youthful Indulgences,” Chicago Sun-Times , 16 May 1997 , Weekend §, at 3. B. Misspelled. Exuberant is fairly commonly misspelled ✳exhuberant —e.g.: • “The little Church of the Resurrection on the Catherine Canal, with its nine domes and its enamels, mosaics, and gilding in the exhuberant ...

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