- Pierre [pee-air; French pyer] /piˈɛər; French pyɛr/, 1606–84, French dramatist and poet.
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But oh, that a nation which has known a Corneille should ever spawn forth a ——-!Alice, or The Mysteries, Complete
It should not surprise us that Corneille preferred Lucan to Virgil.
Corneille gives his answer to such a challenge in the tragedy of Polyeucte .
Corneille and his father were both officers of this jurisdiction later on.The Story of Rouen
Sir Theodore Andrea Cook
Napoleon said of Corneille, "Were he living I would make him a king;" but he did not read him.Pearls of Thought
Maturin M. Ballou
- Pierre (pjɛr). 1606–84, French tragic dramatist often regarded as the founder of French classical drama. His plays include Médée (1635), Le Cid (1636), Horace (1640), and Polyeucte (1642)