Boileau-Despréaux


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Boi·leau-Des·pré·aux

 (bwä-lō′dĕ-prā-ō′), Nicolas 1636-1711.
French critic and poet whose Art of Poetry (1674), a treatise in verse, is a summation of the rules and conventions in French literature.
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Boi•leau-Des•pré•aux

(bwɑˈloʊ dəˈpreɪ oʊ)

n.
Nicolas, 1636–1711, French critic and poet.
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