Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve Quotes (12 quotes)
“And Vigny more discreet, as if in his ivory tower, returned before noon.”
―Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve
Les Pensées d'Août, à M. Villemain (1837)
Becoming Light: Poems New and Selected (1991)
“The trouble with the contemporary generation is that it has not read the minutes of the last meeting.”
Ideas have Consequences (1948)
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Bio: Charles Augustin Sainte-Beuve was a literary critic and one of the major figures of French literary history.