Gide



André (Paul Guillaume)
[ahn-drey pawl gee-yohm] /ɑ̃ˈdreɪ pɔl giˈyoʊm/ (Show IPA), 1869–1951, French novelist, essayist, poet, and critic: Nobel Prize 1947.
Historical Examples

He iz remembered jist about az long and affektionately az a Gide board iz by a traveling pack pedlar.
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Gravity is very often mistakin for wisdum, but thare is as much differ as thare is between a Gide board and the man who maid it.
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Rules for long life are like Gide boards tew a deserted citty.
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He sleeps standing like a Gide board, and sumtimes tips over in hiz dreams, and then hiz bill enters the ground like a pik ax.
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noun
André (ɑ̃dre). 1869–1951, French novelist, dramatist, critic, diarist, and translator, noted particularly for his exploration of the conflict between self-fulfilment and conventional morality. His novels include L’Immoraliste (1902), La Porte étroite (1909), and Les Faux-Monnayeurs (1926): Nobel prize for literature 1947

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