[mohl-yair; French maw-lyer]
- Jean Baptiste Poquelin, 1622–73, French actor and playwright.
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He was buried in the cemetery of Saint-Joseph, by the side of Moliere.Quotes and Images From The Tales and Novels of Jean de La Fontaine
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Then you do not imply that I have been stealing from Moliere?
You cannot suppose that Moliere ever troubled himself to be original in the matter of ideas.
Moliere took those old stories and retold them in his own language.
You supply the dialogue as you proceed, which is rather more than Moliere ever attempted.
- real name Jean-Baptiste Poquelin. 1622–73, French dramatist, regarded as the greatest French writer of comedy. His works include Tartuffe (1664), Le Misanthrope (1666), L'Avare (1668), Le Bourgeois gentilhomme (1670), and Le Malade imaginaire (1673)
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