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Croce

[kraw-che] /ˈkrɔ tʃɛ/
noun
1.
Benedetto
[be-ne-det-taw] /ˌbɛ nɛˈdɛt tɔ/ (Show IPA),
1866–1952, Italian statesman, philosopher, and historian.
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  • Here we have Croce's conception of beauty, the word defined as it is being understood to-day.

    The Literature of Ecstasy Albert Mordell
  • When we got there he took off his mask, and I recognized Croce, whom my readers may remember.

    The Memoires of Casanova, Complete Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  • Thus Croce affirms that evolution, development, is demanded by the very nature of spirit.

    Beauty and the Beast Stewart A. McDowall
  • You would have gone with Croce from Milan if he had asked you, even on foot.

    The Memoires of Casanova, Complete Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  • This sorceress lived hard by the Porta alla Croce, for there are always many witches in that quarter.

    Legends of Florence Charles Godfrey Leland
  • When dinner was over I took Croce apart, and talked seriously to him.

    The Memoires of Casanova, Complete Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  • Man cannot separate the two faculties, and we seldom have what Croce calls pure intuition, that is, knowledge free of concepts.

    The Literature of Ecstasy Albert Mordell
  • To advocate this is to turn his own weapon against Croce; but that is inevitable.

    Beauty and the Beast Stewart A. McDowall
  • Croce is as much mistaken as the old aestheticians when he assumes one must study the science of aesthetics to appreciate poetry.

    The Literature of Ecstasy Albert Mordell
  • But Croce proceeds to use it in a wider sense, as we shall see.

    Beauty and the Beast Stewart A. McDowall
British Dictionary definitions for Croce

Croce

/Italian ˈkroːtʃe/
noun
1.
Benedetto (beneˈdetto). 1866–1952, Italian philosopher, critic, and statesman: an opponent of Fascism, he helped re-establish liberalism in postwar Italy
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