Thursday, March 04, 2004

La Rochefoucauld, Fran�ois Vi, Duke (duc) De

Also called (until 1650) �Prince De Marcillac� French classical author who had been one of the most active rebels of the Fronde before he became the leading exponent of the maxime, a French literary form of epigram that expresses a harsh or paradoxical truth with brevity.


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