Anul aparitiei: Caracterele 2 vol. Stoc anticariat ce trebuie reconfirmat. Adauga in cos. La Bruyere. Caracterele 2 vol. Editura: Pentru Literatura Universala. La Bruyere în Caracterele. grosolănie, totuşi o femeie se uită pururi la un bărbat ca la un bărbat şi, la rândul său, un bărbat se uită la o femeie ca la o femeie. The Project Gutenberg EBook of Les caractères, by Jean de la Bruyère This Quelquefois aussi il sait feindre le caractère le plus conforme aux vues qu’il a et.

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There were fifteen tresoriers at Caen, of whom only some were obliged to reside vruyere, but all became ennobled by virtue of their office, and received as non-residents a yearly salary of about livres.

A woman who always stares at one and the same person, or who is for ever avoiding to look at him, daracterele us conclude but one and the same thing of carafterele. You ,a mistaken, Philemon, if you think you will be esteemed a whit the more for your showy coach, the large number of rogues who follow you, and those six horses that draw you along ; we mentally remove all splendour which is not properly yours, to reach you personally, and find you to be a mere conceited noodle.

They are wonderfully piquant, extraordinarily lifelike in a certain sense, and must have given great pleasure or more frequently exquisite pain to the apparent subjects, who in many cases were unmistakable and most recognizable.

It is better to expose ourselves to ingratitude than to neglect our duty to the distressed. A man may deceive a woman by a pretended inclination, but then he must not have a real one else- where.

An actor overdoes his part when on the stage ; a poet amplifies his descriptions ; an artist who draws from life heightens and exaggerates passions, contrasts, and attitudes ; and he who copies him, unless he mea- sures faracterele a pair of compasses the dimensions and the proportions, will make his figures too big, and all parts of the composition of his picture by far larger than they were in the original.

See also pagenote i.

Carti la bruyere

The ” fair youth ” in No. There is in the first more of what we admire and what we ought even to imitate ; and in the second caratcerele of what we perceive in others or feel within ourselves.

The ninth edition was brruyere about a month after the death of La Bruyere. The 18th century was a wealth of knowledge, exploration and rapidly growing technology and expanding record-keeping made possible by advances in the printing press. He introduces himself into a company of highly respectable people, though he is a perfect stranger to them, and with- out waiting till they address him, or feeling that he interrupts them, he often speaks, and that in an absurd 1 Charles Castel, Abbede Saint Pierreamemberof the French Academy, whence he was ejected in on brugere of his Discours sur la Polysynodie, a work in which he proposed a kind of Constitution for the French nation.


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I think so, at least, by the agitation they are in and by the self- satisfied air with which they applaud their success. Women are at little trouble to express what they do not feel ; but men are still at less to express what they do feel. This article has multiple issues. Though he himself calls the last tragedy by the name given above, its real title is Horace.

Jurien de la Gravifere, happily stiil alive, and formerly Minister for the French Navy, think mure favourably than La Bruyfere did of the talents of the youthful king of Macedonia.

Canidia is supposed to allude to La Voisin, who was burned at the stake in Paris, infor having poisoned several people. Pentru Literatura Universala Anul aparitiei: His great-grandfather had been exiled from France when Henri IV came to the throne [1] and Catholics fell into disfavor.

This article may require cleanup to meet Wikipedia’s quality standards. And how many are there living yet of whom one does not speak, nor ever will speak! Would he put on the grave and mysterious look of a man newly returned from an embassy? Why, for you to enrich Xanthus, whom you love, is no more than taking a drop of water from the Tiber ; and thus you prevent the bad consequences of his having entered a profession for which he was not fit. A citizen is to a woman who has never left her native province what a courtier is to a woman born and bred in town.

Often they have nothing in common, neither bed, board, nor even the same name ; they live in the Greek or Roman fashion ; she keeps her name, and he has his ; and it is only after some time, and when a man has been initiated in the tittle-tattle of the town, that at last he comes to know that Mr. Well, at last you have excited my curiosity: There exists among some women an artificial grandeur depending on a certain way of moving their eyes, tossing their heads, and on their manner of walking, which does not go farther ; it is like a dazzling wit which is deceptive, and is only admired because it is super- ficial.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. The world may view at leisure its picture drawn from life, and may correct any of the faults I have touched upon, if conscious of them. He gives a supper, and says to his guests: Underneath the literary man people often look for the man, with all his passion, his likes and dislikes ; hence the many ” Keys ” of the ” Characters,” published during the author’s lifetime and after his death, in which all kinds of allusions were attempted, and all sorts of hypothetical explanations ventured on.


Thus there exists a good and a bad taste, and we are right in dis- cussing the difference between them. Not but that a man is sometimes to be forgiven who, on account of his splendid retinue, his rich clothes, and his magnificent carriage, thinks himself of more noble descent and more intelligent than he really is ; for he sees this opinion expressed on the countenances and in the eyes of those who speak to him.

With an Original Chapter, of the Manner of L. Next to personal merit, it must be owned that IV We should like those whom we love to receive all their happiness, or, if this were impossible, all their unhappiness from our hands, People ought to know how to read and then hold their tongues, unless able to relate what they have read, and neither more nor less than what they have read, which they sometimes can do ; but this is not sufficient — they must also be willing to do it.

Is their ignor- ance, on the contrary, not owing to a custom introduced by themselves ; or to the weakness of their constitution, or to the indolence of their mind, or the care of their beauty, or to a certain flightiness which will not allow them to prosecute any continuous studies, or to a talent and aptitude they only have for needlework, or to an inatten- tion caused by domestic avocations, or to a natural aver- sion for all serious and difficult things, or to a curiosity quite distinct from that which gratifies the mind, or to a wholly different pleasure from that of exercising the memory?

Genius and great talents are often wanting, but sometimes only opportunities. Among the Romans a lawyer was brave and a soldier learned ; a Roman was a soldier and a lawyer, The lives of heroes have enriched history, and history has adorned the actions of heroes ; and thus I cannot say whether the historians are more indebted to those who provided them with such noble materials, or those great men to their historians.

Adrien Baillet, an erudite scholar and fertile author, is also mentioned by some ” Keys. Among seventeenth-century classical French writers La Rochefoucauld owes his renown to his maxims and La Bruyere to his stylised portraits, or caracteres.