Espinasse, Clare Françoise (17321776)

Espinasse, Clare Françoise, a wit and beauty, born at Lyons, illegitimate child of the Countess d'Albon; went to Paris as companion to Madame du Deffand, with whom she quarrelled; set up a salon of her own, and became celebrated for her many attractions; D'Alembert was devoted to her; many of her letters to her lovers, the Marquis de Mora and M. de Guilbert in particular, have been published, and display a charming personality (17321776).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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Escurial
Esdraëlon
Esdras
Esk
Eskimo
Eskimo dog
Esmond, Henry
Esné
Esoteric
Espartero
Espinasse, Clare Françoise
Espinel, Vincent de
Espiritu Santo
Esprit des Lois
Espy, James Pollard
Esquire
Esquiros, Henry Alphonse
Essen
Essenes
Essequibo
Essex