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  • noun A supporter of Alfred Dreyfus in the Dreyfus Affair


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  • Bizet's widow, a Dreyfusard, pursued by the eccentric pianist and composer, Delaborde, "who travelled with two apes and more than a hundred cockatoos" and the mad anti-Dreyfusard neuroanatomist Jules Soury, who inhaled "dried tubercular spittle to hasten his own death", give the tenor of Harris's lightness of touch.

    The Man on Devil's Island: Alfred Dreyfus and the Affair that Divided France by Ruth Harris Carmen Callil 2010

  • Dreyfusard belief in "Catholic priests who screw chickens and goats" jostles with anti-Dreyfusard accounts of Jews collecting Christian blood "in a shallow metal bowl to make matzos".

    The Man on Devil's Island: Alfred Dreyfus and the Affair that Divided France by Ruth Harris Carmen Callil 2010

  • Léonie, who became a noted sculptor, married the composer Jacques-Fromenthal Halévy (1799-1862) in Paris in 1842; their daughter was the noted Dreyfusard salon hostess, Geneviève Halévy Bizet Strauss (1849 – 1926).

    Eug��nie Foa. 2009

  • By contrast, since we need much oil, with Dreyfusard "J'accuse" we may, when Jews protect their soil, hurl at them our abuse.

    Gershon Hepner: Uighurs, Tibetans, Jews 2009

  • Proust called himself, with some justification, the first Dreyfusard.

    Emancipation Michael Goldfarb 2009

  • Seemingly, Verne was an anti-Dreyfusard in the beginning, but through writing The Kip Brothers, he transformed into a Dreyfusard.

    Jim Luce: Jules Verne's Kip Brothers Translated into English after 100 Years 2009

  • There were no more political parties, just Dreyfusard and anti-Dreyfusard groups.

    Emancipation Michael Goldfarb 2009

  • But doubtless, while still bent upon giving an immediate satisfaction to the librarian and the anti-Dreyfusard clan, she wished at the same time to provide for the future, and so contented herself with letting her eyelids droop over her closing eyes.

    The Guermantes Way 2003

  • “All the same, Robert de Saint-Loup is a Dreyfusard.”

    The Guermantes Way 2003

  • Dreyfusard opinions, and also as enhancing the value of the call which she had authorised him to pay her.

    The Guermantes Way 2003


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