La Rochefoucauld

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La Roche·fou·cauld

 (lä rōsh-fo͞o-kō′, -rôsh-), Duc François de 1613-1680.
French writer of sardonic aphorisms, published as Maxims (1665).
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La Rochefoucauld

(French la rɔʃfuko)
n
(Biography) François (frɑ̃swa), Duc de La Rochefoucauld. 1613–80, French writer. His best-known work is Réflexions ou sentences et maximes morales (1665), a collection of epigrammatic and cynical observations on human nature
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La Roche•fou•cauld

(lɑ ˌrɔʃ fuˈkoʊ, ˌroʊʃ-)
n.
François, 6th Duc de, 1613–80, French moralist and composer of epigrams and maxims.
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