Fran·çois [frahn-swa], /frɑ̃ˈswa/, 6th Duc de, 1613–80, French moralist and composer of epigrams and maxims.
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How to use La Rochefoucauld in a sentence
My favorite remains La Rochefoucauld, with his: “We all have strength enough to bear the misfortunes of others.”
Meantime, Coligny and La Rochefoucauld were advancing to meet him with the lite of their army and with all the artillery they had.History of the Rise of the Huguenots | Henry Baird
Among the earliest victims of this day of carnage was Count de La Rochefoucauld.History of the Rise of the Huguenots | Henry Baird
Both, however, lived in a period subsequent to that in which La Rochefoucauld wrote.
So much difference is there between 'de La Rochefoucauld et de La Rochefoucauld.'The Chainbearer | J. Fenimore Cooper
It was La Rochefoucauld's Maximes; he resumed his seat, and began to read it with avidity.San-Cravate; or, The Messengers; Little Streams | Charles Paul de Kock
British Dictionary definitions for La Rochefoucauld
François (frɑ̃swa), Duc de La Rochefoucauld. 1613–80, French writer. His best-known work is Réflexions ou sentences et maximes morales (1665), a collection of epigrammatic and cynical observations on human nature
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