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Boileau

/ (French bwalo) /
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noun
Nicolas (nikɔlɑ). full name Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux . 1636–1711, French poet and critic; author of satires, epistles, and L'Art poétique (1674), in which he laid down the basic principles of French classical literature
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