Bossuet [baw-swe] Examples noun

  1. Jacques Bé·ni·gne [zhahk bey-neen-yuh] /ʒɑk beɪˈnin yə/, 1627–1704, French bishop, writer, and orator.

Examples from the Web for bossuet Historical Examples of bossuet

  • Bossuet may be considered as the most eminent of the former class.

    Blackwood’s Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 58, Number 360, October 1845


  • The portrait of Bossuet has everything to attract and charm.

    The Best Portraits in Engraving

    Charles Sumner

  • The magnificent design of Bossuet was magnificently accomplished.

    A History of French Literature

    Edward Dowden

  • The chief influences that reached him came from Pascal, Bossuet, and Fnelon.

    A History of French Literature

    Edward Dowden

  • He had even set his heart on rivalling Bourdaloue and Bossuet.

    The History of England from the Accession of James II.

    Thomas Babington Macaulay

  • British Dictionary definitions for bossuet Bossuet noun

    1. Jacques Bénigne (ʒɑk beniɲ). 1627–1704, French bishop: noted for his funeral orations

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