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 (bĕl′ŏk′, -ək), Hilaire Full name Joseph Hilaire Pierre René Belloc. 1870-1953.
French-born British writer. Considered a master of light English prose, he was also known widely for his droll verse, especially The Bad Child's Book of Beasts (1896).


(Biography) Hilaire (ˈhɪlɛə, hɪˈlɛə). 1870–1953, British poet, essayist, and historian, born in France, noted particularly for his verse for children in The Bad Child's Book of Beasts (1896) and Cautionary Tales (1907)


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Hi•laire (hɪˈlɛər) 1870–1953, English author, born in France.
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But I do read De Quincey," Ralph protested, "more than Belloc and Chesterton, anyhow.
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En octubre de 1860, mas de cuatro mil fotografias obscenas fueron confiscadas en el domicilio de Auguste Belloc por la policia de Paris.
If an author's impact on English letters can be judged by the amount of critical literature devoted to his work, then the prospect for Hilaire Belloc is pretty dismal.
According to historians like Hilaire Belloc, the old time barbarians who immigrated to the confines of the Roman Republic wanted to be a part of that culture and did so, quite like Latino immigrants and their American-born children today become an ingredient of the fabric of America, including joining the armed forces.
Associating with his close friend Hilaire Belloc (1870-1953), Chesterton's career started in 1904 when he challenged the prominent secularist Robert Blatchford who after reviewing Ernst Haeckel's The Riddle of Universe concluded that "The case for science is complete.