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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.
The Complete Works of Josh Billings Henry W. Shaw

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.
Josh Billings, Hiz Sayings Henry Wheeler Shaw

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.
The Complete Works of Josh Billings Henry W. Shaw

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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