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  1. (Louis Charles) Al·fred de [lwee sharl al-fred duh] /lwi ʃarl alˈfrɛd də/, 1810–57, French poet, dramatist, and novelist.
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Historical Examples

  • She looks at her lover and dies, like the Simonne of Boccaccio and of Musset.

    A Literary History of the English People

    Jean Jules Jusserand

  • In 1857, attended by the pious Sister Marceline, Musset died.

  • Yet, with an infirmity characteristic of him, Musset was discouraged.

  • Then he replaced the last book he had taken up—a copy of Musset—and called me.

  • Chateaubriand was a hypochondriac, Musset a lunatic, Victor Hugo a maniac.

    The Growth of a Soul

    August Strindberg

British Dictionary definitions for musset


  1. Alfred de (alfrɛd də). 1810–57, French romantic poet and dramatist: his works include the play Lorenzaccio (1834) and the lyrics Les Nuits (1835–37), tracing his love affair with George Sand
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