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- noun historical One of the
dwellersin the Cistercian conventof Port-Royal-des-Champs, near Paris, France, when it was the home of the Jansenistsin the 17th century, among them being Arnauld, Pascal, and other famous scholars.
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Pascal to be taken up by him on behalf of his beleaguered and endangered friend Arnauld, the Port-Royalist.
As to the French translations, that of the homilies on the epistles to the Romans, Ephesians, &c., by Nicholas Fontaine, the Port-Royalist, in
The old headings under which the Port-Royalist editors grouped the "Thoughts" recall the titles of
Accordingly, before the final disposition of the property was made, La Mère Angélique took care that Pascal should understand the matter anew from the Port-Royalist point of view.