Definition of Honore de Balzac
1. Noun. French novelist; he portrays the complexity of 19th century French society (1799-1850).
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1. Honoré de Balzac: his life and writings by Mary Frances Sandars (1904)
"The nieces, of whom Balzac was really extremely fond, " sulked" no longer, but wrote letters which * " Une Page perdue de Honore de Balzac " by the Vicomte ..."
2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"Honore de Balzac stands beside Victor Hugo and Jules Michelet and Hector Berlioz and Eugene Delacroix — a giant among giants, a perennial force among the ..."
3. English Composition in Theory and Practice by Henry Seidel Canby, Henry Noble Maccracken, Frederick Erastus Pierce, Alfred Arundel May, Thomas Goddard Wright (1909)
"... Honore de Balzac About one hundred yards from Vendome, on the banks of the Loire, there stands an old dark-coloured house, surmounted by a very high ..."
4. Great Short Stories: A New Collection of Famous Examples from the by William Patten, Broughton Brandenburg, P.F. Collier & Son Corporation (1906)
"... THE MYSTERIOUS MANSION By Honore de Balzac •BOUT a hundred yards from the town of Vendome, on the borders of the Loire, there is an old gray house, ..."