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Dish with a scarlet effect, as when a fish dish is served with a coral or lobster sauce dusted with paprika or cayenne.

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A Dictionary of Food and Nutrition (4 ed.)

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..., à la Dish with a scarlet effect, as when a fish dish is served with a coral or lobster sauce dusted with paprika or...

à la cardinal

à la cardinal  

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Dish with a scarlet effect, as when a fish dish is served with a coral or lobster sauce dusted with paprika or cayenne.
27 The History of the Book in the Iberian Peninsula

27 The History of the Book in the Iberian Peninsula   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to the Book

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...Spain (1926) M. de la Mano González , Mercaderes e impresores de libros en la Salamanca del siglo XVI (1998) F. J. Norton , A Descriptive Catalogue of Printing in Spain and Portugal, 1501–1520 (1978) M. Peña Díaz , Libro y lectura en Barcelona, 1473–1600 (1995) — El laberinto de los libros: historia cultural de la Barcelona del Quinientos (1997) W. A. Pettas , A History and Bibliography of the Giunti (Junta) Printing Family in Spain, 1526–1628 (2005) J. V. de Pina Martins , Para a história da cultura portuguesa do Renascimento: A iconografia do livro...

Henry VI Part 1

Henry VI Part 1   Reference library

Randall Martin and Anthony Davies

The Oxford Companion to Shakespeare (2 ed.)

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...peace negotiations. Winchester is made a cardinal. 5.2 The Parisians revolt against Charles and Joan. 5.3 Joan is captured by York while raising demonic spirits. Suffolk captures Margaret of Anjou and woos her for Henry’s queen so that she may secretly become his paramour. Margaret’s father René consents to give her to Henry, but without any dowry and on condition that Anjou and Maine are returned to French rule. 5.4 Joan denies knowing her old father and is condemned to the stake by York. He and Winchester negotiate a peace with the French, who agree in the...

22 The History of the Book in France

22 The History of the Book in France   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to the Book

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...the foundation by Cardinal Robert de Sorbon , in 1257 , of a college for poor theology teachers that was to bear his name. By the late 13 th century the *Sorbonne , enriched by donations, had (for the time) a large library. In 1338 it contained 1,722 volumes, 300 of them publicly accessible (though *chained against theft) in the main reference room ( grande librairie ), the remainder locked up in the petite librairie , from which they could be made available for consultation and circulation. In addition to academic libraries, a book trade appeared,...

28 The History of the Book in Italy

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The Oxford Companion to the Book

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...printers were already doing. What made the difference was his authority as a nobleman, as an editor, and as an author, who in 1539 received a cardinal’s hat, in modern parlance ‘for services to literature’. Bembo and his fellow theorists were not, however, concerned with whether the establishment of a single written norm would lead to a unified spoken language. That process would not occur for another four centuries, when other media were introduced. The application of a Tuscan norm based on the literature of the Trecento (i.e. writers of whom the...

6 The European Printing Revolution

6 The European Printing Revolution   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to the Book

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...and finally, as book users and owners, both privately ( Jacopo Zeno , bishop of Padua, Cardinal Grimani in Venice) and institutionally (the Dominicans of San Marco in Florence). The preservation of thousands of incunables for posterity has to be credited in large part to the libraries of religious institutions. 6 New aspects Unlike writing a MS, a private individual could not casually print a book, nor could a printer produce a book by himself without establishing a printing office. Moreover, printing required capital investment, principally for the...

Punctuation

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Garner’s Modern English Usage (4 ed.)

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...question mark in such a sentence; yet, though it seems a little old-fashioned, Wilson's em-dash after the question mark is quite acceptable. A question mark is not used after indirect questions <He asked me why I was there> . See questions, direct and indirect . A question mark may be placed in brackets after a word, phrase, or date whose accuracy is doubted <Cardinal Wolsey (1475?–1530)> . N. Quotation Marks [“”]. Reserve quotation marks for five situations: (1) when you’re quoting someone; (2) when you’re referring to a word as a word <the word...

Cardinal de Brogni

Cardinal de Brogni  

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(Halévy: La Juive). Bass. President of the Council. After Eléazer's ‘daughter’ Rachel has been put to death for breaking the commandments, Brogni is revealed as her real father. Created (1835) by ...
siege of La Rochelle

siege of La Rochelle  

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(September 1627–October 1628).In one of the most famous sieges of French history, an army led by Louis XIII and his first minister, Cardinal Richelieu, took the Protestant seaport of ...
Charles Van Lerberghe

Charles Van Lerberghe  

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(1861–1907).Belgian poet. A class‐mate of Maeterlinck in Ghent, Van Lerberghe wrote for La Wallonie, the focal review of Belgian Symbolism. His first volume of poems, Entrevisions (1898), essays a ...
Joë Bousquet

Joë Bousquet  

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(1897–1950).Permanently invalided after a 1918 war‐wound, Bousquet filled notebook upon notebook with suggestive aesthetic, poetic, mystical, and erotic meditations, and published them in such ...
Innocent

Innocent  

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(antipope 29 Sept. 1179–Jan. 1180?: d.)Originally Lando, he came of an old Lombard family and was born at Sezze, a hill town in Latina province overlooking the Pontine plain. Nothing is known of his ...
François de La Mothe le Vayer

François de La Mothe le Vayer  

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(1588–1672)French sceptic and tutor of Louis XIV. His principal work is Dialogues faits à l'imitation des anciens (1630–1) published under the pseudonym Orasius Tubero; they show the influence of ...
Benedict

Benedict  

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(antipope 12 Nov. 1425?: d. ?)While the three of Antipope Benedict XIII's cardinals who were at Peñiscola, on the Spanish coast north of Valencia, when he died elected Gil Sanchez Muñoz as Clement ...
Belgian Literature in French

Belgian Literature in French  

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Aside from a tiny German‐speaking area in the east, Belgium is essentially a bilingual country made up of Flemish‐speaking Flanders in the north and French‐speaking Wallonia (la Wallonie) in the ...
Armand-Jean le Bouthillier de Rancé

Armand-Jean le Bouthillier de Rancé  

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(1626–1700), reformer of la Trappe. A godson of A. J. P. du Richelieu, by 1636 he held five benefices in commendam, including the Cistercian abbey of la Trappe. He led a worldly life until a sudden ...
Licinius

Licinius  

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(Spontini: La vestale). Ten. A victorious Roman General, in love with Giulia, now a vestal virgin. He meets her at night when she is guarding the sacred flame. They neglect it and it goes out—a ...
Cardinal Richelieu

Cardinal Richelieu  

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(1585–1642), French theologian and politician. He was created a cardinal in 1622; he became President of the Council of Ministers in 1624 and from 1629 he was chief minister of France. Seeking to ...
Rachel

Rachel  

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(Halévy: La Juive). Sop. Daughter of Eléazar, a Jewish goldsmith, she is the Jewess of the opera's title. She falls in love with ‘Samuel’, who confesses to being the Christian Prince Léopold and ...

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