La Rochefoucauld

[ la rawsh-foo-koh ]
/ la rɔʃ fuˈkoʊ /

noun

Fran·çois [frahn-swa], /frɑ̃ˈswa/, 6th Duc de, 1613–80, French moralist and composer of epigrams and maxims.

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La Rochefoucauld
/ (French la rɔʃfuko) /

noun

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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