Died: May 8, 1880, Canteleu, France
Gustave Flaubert was a French novelist. Highly influential, he has been considered the leading exponent of literary realism in his country.
Embodiments are useful fictions as long as you realize they are fiction and have one foot firmly planted on the function of it all.
The added 'forme' is highly metaphysical. The implied meaning that I am insinuating almost 200 years after Charles Caleb Colton's death is partially Plutonic more-or-less Aristotelian; 'o sepi to poli'.