Allègement by Hubert Lucot

By Hubert Lucot

Commencée dans l. a. nostalgie, l'année 2006-2007 assène deux coups durs au narrateur. L'un était imprévisible : son épouse et héroïne A.M. subit un negative twist of fate. L'autre était calculé : les Français élisent un président qui appliquera un ultralibéralisme meurtrier. Dans les deux cas, le narrateur peint les faits plus qu'il ne les examine. Les coulées de peinture le mènent à saisir un substrat qu'on dira «l'être et le temps».

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330 –379). Greek church father. He turned from his secular ambitions to promote monastic asceticism, then to defend publicly the Nicene faith, and finally, in 370, to succeed Eusebius as bishop of Caesarea. ; Paris, 1618). Basil’s essay “On the Right Use of Greek Literature” is an important early defense of the study of pagan literature Battle of Dunbar (3 September 1650). A turning point in the war between Scotland and England, which followed the execution of Charles I (see Third Civil War). Oliver Cromwell, whose army was outnumbered two to one, achieved an overwhelming victory.

Milton mentions it with vague approval in Of Reformation and neutrally in An Apology Against a Pamphlet. Sometime around 1650 Milton had his own horoscope cast by the astrologer John Gadbury. It is extant, though its interpretation (we have only the chart) poses difficulties. 995 –1015). Thomas N. ” Poem by Milton. Its dating remains uncertain, though some time around 1633 –1634 has attracted support among commentators. A strong Italian influence is apparent. The stanza form is modeled on Petrarch’s “Vergine 21 Bella,” a canzone to the Virgin.

Keeble Barrow, Samuel (c. 1625 –1682). Physician. ” who signed the first of the two commendatory poems prefaced to the second (1674) edition of Paradise Lost (the second poem was by Andrew Marvell). There is no independent corroboration of this identification nor documented evidence of contact between Barrow and Milton. Barrow was chief physician to the Scottish army of George Monck and at the Restoration became physician-in-ordinary to Charles II. William Riley Parker suggests that he may have begun visiting Milton within a year or two of the Restoration, but this is mere conjecture.

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