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Perronet

[pe-raw-ne] /pɛ rɔˈnɛ/
noun
1.
Jean Rodolphe
[zhahn raw-dawlf] /ʒɑ̃ rɔˈdɔlf/ (Show IPA),
1708–94, French engineer.
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  • He took private lessons in architecture from Perronet, and followed up his strong taste for drawing and painting.

    Kosciuszko Monica Mary Gardner
  • So we all gave up sugar, and Perronet was allowed to remain.

    A Great Emergency and Other Tales Juliana Horatia Gatty Ewing
  • We were very happy that summer: the boys were quite happy, and the only thing that vexed me was thinking of Perronet's tax-money.

    A Great Emergency and Other Tales Juliana Horatia Gatty Ewing
  • On another occasion it is recorded that Wesley wanted to hear Perronet preach.

    The Story of Our Hymns Ernest Edwin Ryden
  • An associate of the Wesleys for many years, Perronet also wrote three volumes of sacred poems, some of unusual merit.

    The Story of Our Hymns Ernest Edwin Ryden
  • There is also a fine processional tune sung in the English Church to Perronet's hymn.

    The Story of the Hymns and Tunes Theron Brown and Hezekiah Butterworth
  • It was when he was coming home from school, and he brought Perronet with him.

    A Great Emergency and Other Tales Juliana Horatia Gatty Ewing
  • It was finally bought by Perronet Thompson, and ceased for a time to be the official organ of Benthamism.

  • It was hardest for Sandy, because he was particularly fond of sweet things; but then he was particularly fond of Perronet.

    A Great Emergency and Other Tales Juliana Horatia Gatty Ewing
  • Perronet was not at all nice to look at when we first saw him, though we were very sorry for him.

    A Great Emergency and Other Tales Juliana Horatia Gatty Ewing

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