boileau

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Boileau (French bwalo)
 
n
Nicolas (nikɔlɑ). full name Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux. 1636--1711, French poet and critic; author of satires, epistles, and L'Art poétique (1674), in which he laid down the basic principles of French classical literature

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