Thesaurus / belles-lettres

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As a belles-lettres scholar, he was superior even to Mr. Randolph.

Afterwards returned to France, where he became a professor of belles-lettres.

We must acknowledge our poverty with humility; belles-lettres have never achieved success upon our soil.

The best English poets, of every description, and other works on belles-lettres, made a part of this precious cargo.

The deeper and more spiritually sympathetic minds did not as a rule devote themselves to belles-lettres.

Studies in Medival Life and LiteratureEdward Tompkins McLaughlin

For the thirty or forty years preceding 1880 the course of belles-lettres in Holland was smooth and even sluggish.

With Lamartine and other cultivators of the belles-lettres she was likewise acquainted.

For the fine arts, and especially for the belles-lettres, he entertained a profound contempt.

When I am oppressed by the boredom of belles-lettres I am glad to turn to something else.

The field of belles-lettres was his native province; its atmosphere was most congenial to his tastes.

The Vision of Sir LaunfalJames Russell Lowell

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