Taine


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Taine

 (tān, tĕn), Hippolyte Adolphe 1828-1893.
French philosopher and historian who was a leading exponent of positivism and wrote the six-volume Origins of Contemporary France (1876-1894).

Taine

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(Biography) Hippolyte Adolphe (ipɔlit adɔlf). 1828–93, French literary critic and historian. He applied determinist criteria to the study of literature, art, history, and psychology, regarding them as products of environment and race. His works include Histoire de la littérature anglaise (1863–64) and Les Origines de la France contemporaine (1875–93)
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She was sitting in the drawing room near a lamp, with a new volume of Taine, and as she read, listening to the sound of the wind outside, and every minute expecting the carriage to arrive.
Taine is contemptuous: 'Pope did not write because he thought, but thought in order to write.
It reminded me of Taine, yet I knew the man had never heard of that brilliant though dangerous thinker.
8 Taine Basham was in support to find wing Tommy Rogers with a pass for the try.
Replacemments: Will Griffiths, Josh Reynolds, Sam Wainwright, Morgan Jones, Taine Basham, Aaron Hemmings, Max Llewellyn, Tomi Lewis.
Charlie Davies, Taine Basham and Connor Edwards all crashed over for the Dragons as they frantically searched for the fourth try that would have given them a bonus point.
In fairness I thought that the youngsters did really well, Taine Basham and Aaron Wainwright stood out for me, it was the senior, more experienced players who made a lot of errors which put pressure on us.
But Taine Basham crashed over for Keys on the stroke of half-time and Prosser's conversion edged them ahead.
Australia 58 (Blair Oakley 16, Taine Jolley 3 wkts) Player of the Match - Taine Jolley
Pour le reste des accessits, il faudra accorder la primaute aux cour- siers qui viennent de demontrer une cer- taine forme et qui se sont deja illustres sur le parcours du jour.
South Africans scorers include Austin Smith, Lloyd Norris-Jones, Taine Paton and Pierre de Voux; three of the goals were scored from penalty corners.
HAUL OF MEDALS: The junior section of Royal Leamington Spa Canoe Club: Back row (l-r) Attila Herbent (head coach), Philip Miles, Ben Darnell, Jayden Yurkwich-Ell, Taine Howlett, James Smithson, Shuna Braithwaite (coach); front row, Will Smithson, Emma Smithson (GB Champion), Timothy Dowden (GB Champion), Alex Greaves, Adam Niblett and Tom Love (coach)