Lamourette's kiss

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Lamourette's kiss

A temporary, and often insincere, reconciliation. The phrase refers to Abbe Lamourette, who was (briefly) able to unite the various factions of the French National Assembly in 1792. Of course, they couldn't stay in agreement for long—it was all just a Lamourette's kiss.
See also: kiss
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[18.] Schopfer, L.M., Masson, P., Lamourette, P., Simon, S.
(1990) De kus van Lamourette. Bespiegelingen over mentaliteitsgeschiedenis.
(31.) Robert Darnton, "First Steps toward a History of Reading," in The Kiss of Lamourette: Reflections in Cultural History (New York: W.W.
His writing career includes two masterful syntheses on cultural history and the history of books: The Kiss of Lamourette [1990 in English and 2010 in Spanish] and The Case for Books [2009 in English and 2010 in Spanish].
(1) O beijo de Lamourette. Midia, cultura e revolucao, Robert Darnton.
See also Robert Darnton, The Kiss of Lamourette: Reflections in Cultural History, New York: Norton, 1990, 154-190.
Adrian Lamourette (1742-1794) was a teacher of the Abbe Gregoire, a friend of Mirabeau, and ultimately a victim of the Terror.
Daca unii autori fixeaza inceputurile crestin-democratiei in campul mai larg al istoriei ideilor conservatoare, altii leaga aceste inceputuri de prima data cand a fost folosita sintagma "democratie crestina", intr-un discurs rostit la 21 noiembrie 1791 de episcopul din Lyon, Lamourette, in fata Adunarii legislative franceze.