Her favourite author in the belles lettres was, of course, Dr. Johnson.
He devoted a part of his time to belles lettres and the writing of sermons.
Books about these formed his sole reading; for belles lettres he cared not a straw.
There are taught all the belles lettres, commencing with grammar.
The most marked achievements in the field of belles lettres were in the drama.
It is not knowing their belles lettres merely which is meant.
We conversed usually on subjects in philosophy and belles lettres.
In classical learning and the belles lettres, he was by no means deficient.
There was hardly a department of belles lettres which he did not attempt.
This philosophy of clothes, then, is religion and not belles lettres.