Definition of De Sade
1. Noun. French soldier and writer whose descriptions of sexual perversion gave rise to the term 'sadism' (1740-1814).
Generic synonyms: Author, Writer
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Literary usage of De Sade
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1. The Connoisseur by George Colman, B. Thornton (1905)
"... portraits of Laura imd her husband, de Sade, a pair, 15! in. by 10? in., 100 gns.—these portraits were on the binding of a missal belonging to Piero de ..."
2. View of the State of Europe During the Middle Ages by Henry Hallam (1848)
"de Sade, t. üi., p. 496. ry, of patriotism, of religion, he gave the rein to all ... de Sade contends that " crebris" is less applicable to " perturbation! ..."
3. The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature by Tobias George Smollett (1804)
"But at length the abbe de Sade, attentively examining the documents in his archives, •which he afterwards published \, clearly proved that Laura was the ..."