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 (hô′thôrn′), Nathaniel 1804-1864.
American writer whose novels, such as The Scarlet Letter (1850) and The House of the Seven Gables (1851), and short stories, such as "Young Goodman Brown" (1835), are marked by elegant prose and moralistic and spiritual themes.
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(Biography) Nathaniel. 1804–64, US novelist and short-story writer: his works include the novels The Scarlet Letter (1850) and The House of the Seven Gables (1851) and the children's stories Tanglewood Tales (1853)
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1. Nathaniel, 1804–64, U.S. writer.
2. a city in SW California, SW of Los Angeles. 64,730.
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de l'Aubepine's productions, if the reader chance to take them in precisely the proper point of view, may amuse a leisure hour as well as those of a brighter man; if otherwise, they can hardly fail to look excessively like nonsense.
de l'Aubepine; and we would fain do the little in our power towards introducing him favorably to the American public.
de l'Aubepine (Hawthorne's French pseudonym), has "an inveterate love of allegory, which is apt to invest his plots and characters with the aspect of scenery and people in the clouds....
Mais- Dra Rhamnaceae Ziziphus lotus (L.) Lam jujubier sauvage-Azouggar Rosaceae Crataegus monogyna Aubepine monogyne - Admam Jacq.
oxyacantha (Aubepine, Hawthorn), was used by European herbalist in the first century A.D Qu 2005).
Evaluation de l'activite antioxydante et antimicrobienne des extraits de L 'Aubepine Monogyne.
The preface to the story provides the reader with an exaggerated account of Aubepine's works; it is, Hawthorne says, his mission to translate the productions of M.de L'Aubepine, the unfortunate French writer, into English and to do him justice to find "audience".
de l'Aubepine titulado "Beatrice; ou la Belle Empoisonneuse" --anticipando en su encabezamiento la anecdota principal: una bella joven posee la habilidad y la maldicion de emponzonar todo aquello que toca, al haber sido alimentada desde nina a base de pociones y venenos por su padre, un cientifico faustiano sin escrupulos.
Amusingly, Hawthorne had even adopted the Balzac-like disguise of "Aubepine" (Eng.
(3.) Respectively epine, aubepine, ronce, vigne, viorne, and yeuse.