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(kəˈsɔːbən; French kazobɔ̃)
(Biography) Isaac (izaak). 1559–1614, French Protestant theologian and classical scholar


(kəˈsɔ bən, ˌkæz oʊˈbɔ̃)

Isaac, 1559–1614, French classical scholar and theologian.
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Casaubon turned his eyes very markedly on Dorothea while she was speaking, and seemed to observe her newly.
Casaubon was observing Dorothea, and she was aware of it.
Casaubon bowed, and observed that it was a wide field.
Casaubon would think that her uncle had some special reason for delivering this opinion, whereas the remark lay in his mind as lightly as the broken wing of an insect among all the other fragments there, and a chance current had sent it alighting on
Casaubon had come up to the table, teacup in hand, and was listening.
Casaubon about the Vaudois clergy, Sir James betook himself to Celia, and talked to her about her sister; spoke of a house in town, and asked whether Miss Brooke disliked London.
In their frenzy to actualize their respective ideals, however, Casaubon and Dorothea are hobbled by the very same imperious standards of perfectionism that undergird their projects.
Eso nos contestaran, palabras mas o conceptos de menos, Ivonne Ortega Pacheco, Margarita Ester Zavala Gomez del Campo, Miguel Angel Osorio Chong, Luis Videgaray Caso, Eruviel Avila Villegas, Miguel Angel Mancera Espinosa, Jose Antonio Meade Kurlbrena, Aurelio Nuno Mayer, Jose Ramon Narro Robles, Enrique Octavio de la Madrid Cordero, Juan Manuel Zepeda Hernandez, Ricardo Anaya Cortes, Jaime Heliodoro Rodriguez Calderon, Gustavo Madero Munoz, Rafael Moreno Valle Rosas, Miguel Angel Yunes Linares, Silvano Aureoles Conejo, Graco Luis Ramirez Garrido Abreu, Eruviel Avila Villegas, Marcelo Luis Ebrard Casaubon, Jose Calzada Rovirosa, Carlos Slim Helu, mas lo que se sumen en los proximos meses y, quiza, alguno de los Ultimos en surgir sera el elegido.
En la novela El pendulo de Foucault de Umberto Eco, los protagonistas Casaubon y Belbo visitan la casa del enigmatico hombre de mundo y mistagogo Aglie, alias Ragostky o, como le halagaba que se le llamase, Conde de Saint Germain.
The first section presents work on Joseph Scaliger and Isaac Casaubon, two famous scholars of late Renaissance Europe.
Szirotny's chapter on Middlemarch is equally persuasive; she argues that Dorothea, like Felix Holt, has "a soul hunger to do good," but, with an education which provided no more than a '"diffused thimbleful of knowledge'" (145), she mistakenly marries Casaubon hoping to compensate for it.
Similarly, Casaubon did not possess everything pertaining to the mentioned years, and later on (mostly in the twentieth century), other manuscripts popped up with additional material.