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Renascence  n.  
The state of being renascent. "Read the Phoenix, and see how the single image of renascence is varied."
Same as Renaissance. "The Renascence... which in art, in literature, and in physics, produced such splendid fruits."

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"Renascence" Quotes from Famous Books

... would be complete without a notice of the great revival of Dutch painting, which has taken place in the past half century. Without exaggeration it may indeed be said that this modern renascence of painting in Holland is not unworthy to be compared with that of the days of Rembrandt. The names of Joseph Israels, Hendrik Mesdag, Vincent van Gogh, Anton Maure, and, not least, of the three talented brothers Maris, have attained a wide and well-deserved reputation. ...
— History of Holland • George Edmundson

... We build up laboriously systems of means which in after-life function directly in the attainment of no end, and as a consequence, in many cases, the dissolution of the system is as rapid as its acquisition was slow. At the time of the Renascence and when first introduced into the curriculum of the Secondary School, these languages, and especially Latin, did then possess a high functional value, since they were the indispensable means to the furtherance of knowledge ...
— The Children: Some Educational Problems • Alexander Darroch

... us how the influence of a greater centre of civilisation strengthened the spirit of the Renascence in Duerer: it is marked by his having again taken up the paint brushes to do the best sort of work, by a new out-break of the collector's acquisitiveness, lastly by the tone of such a passage as that wherein the procession on the Sunday after our Lady's Assumption ...
— Albert Durer • T. Sturge Moore

... help in the time of her need, but not love alone helped her live back to the hour of that supreme experience and beyond it. In the absorbing interest of her own renascence, the shock, more than the injury which her father had undergone, was ignored, if not neglected. Lanfear had not, indeed, neglected it; but he could not help ignoring it in his happiness, as he remembered afterwards in the self-reproach ...
— Between The Dark And The Daylight • William Dean Howells

Words linked to "Renascence" :   quattrocento, nativity, revitalization, revival, age, High Renaissance, revivification, transmigration, resurgence, cycle of rebirth, historic period, nascence, history, Renaissance, reincarnation, nascency, Italian Renaissance, birth, revitalisation, rebirth

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