Example sentences for: stendhal

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  • Still, the patriotic reader plunges in--and instantly discovers, in the volume's first entry, a document of capital importance in re the insidious, Gallically anti-American accusation offered by Stendhal's novel.

  • There is a long amiable letter to the young Lafayette in 1779, in which Washington, in a giddy mood, drifts into a reverie about competing for Lafayette's young wife with Lafayette himself--a funny bit of teasing, followed abruptly by a rueful reassurance, worthy of Stendhal himself, that "amidst all the wonders recorded in holy writ no instance can be produced where a Woman from real inclination has preferred an old man."

  • "Washington would have bored me to death," Stendhal's hero concludes.

  • My sense, based on reading Stendhal's On Love and a number of extraordinarily psychologically astute literary works by men, is that such a narrow perspective is most assuredly less natural than acquired.

  • There is a spate of worshipful Web sites devoted to her, and a breathless and wildly premature biography by Kim Chernin and Renate Stendhal, Cecilia Bartoli: The Passion of Song , which describes her as "a sensuous, embodied angel, standing quietly on a concert stage as she report[s] back to God about the mysterious joys and sorrows of human existence."

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