Molière [mohl- yair; maw- French lye] r EXAMPLES | noun , Jean Baptiste Poquelin 1622–73, French actor and playwright.
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He was buried in the cemetery of Saint-Joseph, by the side of
Then you do not imply that I have been stealing from
You cannot suppose that
Moliere ever troubled himself to be original in the matter of ideas. Moliere took those old stories and retold them in his own language.
You supply the dialogue as you proceed, which is rather more than
Moliere ever attempted. British Dictionary definitions for moliere noun real name Jean-Baptiste Poquelin. 1622–73, French dramatist, regarded as the greatest French writer of comedy. His works include Tartuffe (1664), Le Misanthrope (1666), L'Avare (1668), Le Bourgeois gentilhomme (1670), and Le Malade imaginaire (1673)
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Nom de plume of Jean Baptiste Poquelin, a seventeenth-century French playwright. He is best known for his comedies of satire, such as The Misanthrope and Tartuffe.
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