The broad and cynical buffoonery of Scarron's burlesques had always shocked his severe and pure taste.
But Scarron was, and has been since, by no means unlucky in literature.
Wraxal says that beside him Scarron would have passed as a beauty.
Hitherto Scarron had had no connexion with Cardinal Richelieu.
"I was first officer on a whaler," said Scarron as he further introduced himself.
The poet Scarron speaks of her as "toute lumineuse, toute precieuse."
She had become acquainted with the comic poet Scarron, and often visited him.
"That is the Macedonian, sir," said Scarron, touching his cap as he spoke.
The reputation made by the young Mme. Scarron gained her many influential friends, especially among court people.
Scarron did not long enjoy that title; he was seized with a violent hiccough.