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Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

A short written composition in prose that discusses a subject or proposes an argument without claiming to be a complete or thorough exposition. A minor literary form, the essay is more...

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Colonization and infection with extended-spectrum β-lactamase-producing Enterobacteriaceae in ICU patients: what impact on outcomes and carbapenem exposure?

François Barbier, Cécile Pommier, Wafa Essaied, Maïté Garrouste-Orgeas, Carole Schwebel, Stéphane Ruckly, Anne-Sylvie Dumenil, Virginie Lemiale, Bruno Mourvillier, Christophe Clec'h, Michaël Darmon, Virginie Laurent, Guillaume Marcotte, Jean-Christophe Lucet, Bertrand Souweine, Jean-Ralph Zahar and Jean-François Timsit.

in Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy

April 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Medical Oncology; Critical Care. 6212 words.

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It remains uncertain whether colonization and infection with ESBL-producing Enterobacteriaceae (ESBL-PE) affect the outcomes for ICU patients. Our...

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essay

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

A short written composition in prose that discusses a subject or proposes an argument without claiming to be a complete or thorough exposition. A minor literary form, the essay is more...

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Essays

Overview page. Subjects: Literature.

Of F. Bacon, first published in 1597, together with the ‘Christian Meditations’ and ‘Of the Colours of Good and Evil’, consisted of ten essays, in extremely bare style. The sentences are...

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Essays

Abraham Cowley.

Edited by L. C. Martin.

in Abraham Cowley: Poetry & Prose: With Thomas Sprat's Life and Observations by Dryden, Addison, Johnson and others

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Abraham Cowley.

Edited by Alfred B. Gough.

in Abraham Cowley: The Essays and other Prose Writings

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essay

in An Oxford Companion to the Romantic Age

January 1999; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700). 454 words.

a contained piece of informal *prose [30], meditating and illustrating a single idea or social phenomenon, which became more

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Essays

Edited by Susie Dent.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Phrase & Fable

January 2012; p ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 27 words.

Francis Bacon’s Essayes (1597–1625) were the first in English to bear this name. It had occurred earlier,

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essay

Edited by Jeremy Butterfield.

in Fowler’s Dictionary of Modern English Usage

January 2015; p ublished online June 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 68 words.

As a noun = ‘a short composition’, it is always stressed on the first syllable; as a rather dated formal

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Wolfgang Donsbach.

in International Journal of Public Opinion Research

January 1999; p ublished online January 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Communication Studies; Marketing; Media and Communication; Political Behaviour; Social Research and Statistics. 0 words.

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Mary Wortley Montagu.

Edited by Isobel Grundy and Robert Halsband.

in Lady Mary Wortley Montagu: Essays and Poems and Simplicity, A Comedy

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