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Le sage

Alain René
[a-lan ruh-ney] /aˈlɛ̃ rəˈneɪ/ (Show IPA), 1668–1747, French novelist and dramatist.
Historical Examples

“We shall be all right here,” said Le Sage, seating himself upon a stone.
A Secret of the Lebombo Bertram Mitford

How could Le Sage, who never had been in Spain, know this fact?
Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine – Volume 55, No. 344, June, 1844 Various

I feel like “waving aside all roofs,” in the way of Le Sage’s Asmodeus.
Adventures In Contentment David Grayson

She was beautiful but had no fortune, and Le Sage had little practice.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 16, Slice 4 Various

He hasn’t been to Le Sage’s, nor to another place which I tried.
The Lightning Conductor C. N. Williamson

But he was not going to take any marching orders from Le Sage.
A Secret of the Lebombo Bertram Mitford

We have only to compare him with Le Sage or Fielding, to judge of his vast superiority.
Introduction to the Literature of Europe in the Fifteenth, Sixteenth, and Seventeenth Centuries, Vol. 2 Henry Hallam

He was not talking much; Le Sage was drowsy and inclined to nod.
A Secret of the Lebombo Bertram Mitford

There was only one thing to be said under the circumstances, and Le Sage, being a sensible man, said it.
A Secret of the Lebombo Bertram Mitford

Le Sage by this time was reduced to exhausted speechlessness.
A Secret of the Lebombo Bertram Mitford

Alain-René (alɛ̃rəne). 1668–1747, French novelist and dramatist, author of the picaresque novel Gil Blas (1715–35)


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