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However, contemporaries now subscribe to the notion that the term brioche is a derivative of the Norman word for pound, broyer.
His comedy stylings were considered slightly edgier than many of his contemporaries, yet he was still mainstream enough to appear on television.
The poetry they quoted, though it was widely circulated among contemporaries, was evidently new to him.
Like his contemporaries, Joseph Haydn wrote very early divertimentos for string quartet.
For all the vast erudition which so impressed his contemporaries, he wrote disappointingly little.
In fact, some of the detail of the passion for the game shown by him and his young contemporaries is almost Pythonesque.
Paganini had drawn criticism from his contemporaries, who cited his works as a musical diablerie due to their complexity and fury.
While many of his contemporaries took poetry toward prosiness, he cultivated what turned out to be a dazzling talent for rhyme.
Macklin's championing of realistic delivery in place of a declamatory manner greatly influenced contemporaries, notably David Garrick.
Her figures of women have a dreamlike quality that is reminiscent of the Italian painter and of her contemporaries, the Pre-Raphaelites.
And it's this futurist outlook which made the day and age of Walter Paepcke, and his contemporaries, so wonderful.
It is quite different from the shattered fragments found in the analytic cubism of his contemporaries Georges Braque and Pablo Picasso.
Critics who have crucified his contemporaries for less are indulging his failings to a ludicrous degree.
A perceptive woman, gifted with a modern vision, a frank subjectivity and a libidinous persona which invited attention from her contemporaries.
The equation of human life with a transitory show struck Shakespeare's contemporaries as irresistibly true.
The Daily Mail, a revolutionary departure from the leaden format of its contemporaries, sold a record breaking 300,000 copies of its first issue.
He describes the prolific misuse of poetical language by his contemporaries.
Her contemporaries and colleagues say that she is once again back to where she really belongs.
He was a renowned dancer and his friends and contemporaries say his skill at Jiving was without equal.
But it is perhaps truer of Spinoza than of his contemporaries that his enterprise was one of radical deduction from first principles.
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His power over his contemporaries was supreme as a reconciler of long-standing enmities.
He further impressed his contemporaries by his psychological profundity and abstruseness.
An appellate court which reverses the judgment of a popular author's contemporaries, the appellant being his obscure competitor.
Goethe was an assimilator and summed up in himself the spirit of a century, the attitude of predecessors and contemporaries.
Diderot was more free from this besetting weakness than any of his contemporaries.
It is this ebullience of youthful energy, this inexhaustible vitality, which is the admiration and despair of his contemporaries.
Like his forebears and contemporaries, he looked upon man as the real being.
All that storms do to the face of the earth you may read in the geographies, but not what they do to our contemporaries.
Of all the contemporaries of Shakespeare, Webster is the most shakespearian.
The youth refused to kill himself with the sheeplike docility of so many of his contemporaries.
He was not incommoded with a message, as so many of his contemporaries were.
The powers, protecting America, inscrutably to contemporaries kept busy certain agencies that saved the union.
The man who was accused of being denationalized stands as the most integrally and truly American among his contemporaries.
Kepler said it did not matter whether his contemporaries read his books or not.
Others were derided by their contemporaries, as we deride the made-to-order coat of arms of some nineteenth century upstart.
Roberto Malatesta had from his contemporaries the appellation of magnifico, in common with others of like station.
She is more obviously, more consciously a preacher and moralizer than any of her great contemporaries.
Because of my guru's unspectacular guise, only a few of his contemporaries recognized him as a superman.
According to my grandfather's account, however, few even of his village contemporaries grieved for old Wightman.
This division of labor will give the firm an immense advantage over all of our wooden-headed contemporaries.
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