- Pros·per [praw-sper] /prɔˈspɛr/, 1803–70, French short-story writer, novelist, and essayist.
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Merimee had a certain fascination of manner, and the predatory instincts of George Sand were again aroused.
One day, when she felt bored and desperate, Merimee paid his court to her, and she listened to him.
Merimee says of George Sand that he has known her "maigre comme un clou et noire comme une taupe."Frederick Chopin as a Man and Musician
There are fine things in Balzac and passages in Merimee which strike one like a keen blast of sea air.Story of My Life
She tells of her intimacy with Merimee, an intimacy which was of short duration and very unsatisfactory.
- Prosper (prɔspɛr). 1803–70, French novelist, dramatist, and short-story writer, noted particularly for his short novels Colomba (1840) and Carmen (1845), on which Bizet's opera was based