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Ronsard

[rawn-sar] /rɔ̃ˈsar/
noun
1.
Pierre de
[pyer duh] /pyɛr də/ (Show IPA),
1524–85, French poet.
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  • Ronsard's sunken eyes looked wild,—his aged frame trembled violently, and he gave a hopeless gesture.

    Temporal Power Marie Corelli
  • It is clear-eyed and sparkling with dew, like a sonnet by Ronsard.

    A Night in the Luxembourg Remy De Gourmont
  • But Ronsard does not live in literature mainly as a flatterer.

    Old and New Masters Robert Lynd
  • Your Majesty, Ronsard himself could not have invented better.

  • It is no accident that Ronsard, that Du Bellay, were churchmen.

    Avril H. Belloc
  • My dear Ronsard will be here within the minute and I have a sonnet which I must write to him.

  • It is curious that he makes no mention of Ronsard, who was much read in England, and one of the favourite authors of the Queen.

  • "No Sir; she is God's gift to a broken heart," replied Ronsard gently.

    Temporal Power Marie Corelli
  • By a memory separate from the rest of his verse, Ronsard was moved to write this Rabelaisian thing.

    Avril H. Belloc
  • I said nothing to Ronsard, not even to warn him of the King's impending visit.

    Temporal Power Marie Corelli
British Dictionary definitions for Ronsard

Ronsard

/French rɔ̃sar/
noun
1.
Pierre de (pjɛr də). 1524–85, French poet, foremost of the Pléiade
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