- a tragedy (1677) by Racine.
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I admired her more in Phedre than in any other part in which I saw her.At Home And Abroad
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Racine's reputation went on continually increasing; he had brought out Mithridate and Iphigenie; Phedre appeared in 1677.
Boileau one day made up his mind to take him a copy of Phedre, pondering on the way as to what he should say to him.
M. Arnauld being reconciled to Phedre, the principal step was made next day the author of the tragedy presented himself.
Racine imagined that he was doomed to another failure like that of Phedre, which he preferred before all his other pieces.