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La·mar·tine

 (lä-mär-tēn′), Alphonse Marie Louis de Prat de 1790-1869.
French romantic poet who served briefly as minister of foreign affairs (1848).
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Lamartine

(French lamartin)
n
(Biography) Alphonse Marie Louis de Prat de (alfɔ̃s mari lwi də pra də). 1790–1869, French romantic poet, historian, and statesman: his works include Méditations poétiques (1820) and Histoire des Girondins (1847)
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La•mar•tine

(ˌlɑ mɑrˈtin, ˌlæm ər-)

n.
Alphonse Marie Louis de Prat de, 1790–1869, French poet.
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In the morning I had been reading Glover's "Leonidas," Wilkie's "Epigoniad," Lamartine's "Pilgrimage," Barlow's "Columbiad," Tuckermann's "Sicily," and Griswold's "Curiosities" ; I am willing to confess, therefore, that I now felt a little stupid.
Such is the history that Lamartine has shed such cataracts of tears over.
"Poets like Homer, Virgil, Milton, Lamartine, and Hugo?"
But it did not seem to make much impression upon them, though Monsieur was very ready to explain; and Polly quite blushed for her friend, when, on being asked what famous Frenchman fought in our Revolution, she answered Lamartine, instead of Lafayette.
Nioche's accent became more finely trenchant than ever, he offered to read extracts from Lamartine, and he protested that, although he did endeavor according to his feeble lights to cultivate refinement of diction, monsieur, if he wanted the real thing, should go to the Theatre Francais.
"You kept your eyes upon the ground - glancing, with a petulant expression, at the holes and ruts in the pavement, (so that I saw you were still thinking of the stones,) until we reached the little alley called Lamartine, which has been paved, by way of experiment, with the overlapping and riveted blocks.
French poet Alphonse de Lamartine, who visited Damascus in 1833, described the genius Damascene architecture and architects as saying: " A people whose architects are capable to draw a likeness of Khan Asaad Pasha and workers capable to execute it will not die in the field of arts".
About 57 acres were transferred from Lamartine and Helen Leigh in December 1966 for an unrecorded sum.
Summary: A touristic village is being planned in the Lamartine Valley, Metn, by Metra Decoration.
Containing 124 bibliographic references and Alphonse de Lamartine's Les preludes in French alongside an English translation, the wellresearched book is a pleasure to read and appropriate for any musician or listener wishing to learn more about Chopin's preludes.
333 in Ashrafieh after receiving a complaint from the Antiquities Department about illegal construction on the 19th-century house of former French politician, artist and writer Alphonse de Lamartine.
Zonia was valedictorian at Lamartine Street School and attended the former High School of Commerce.