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We find here the code which ruled the Hotel de Rambouillet, and the very well-defined character of the precieuse.
The use of names was banished, and each was addressed as “ma chere” or “ma precieuse.”Lives of Celebrated Women|Samuel Griswold Goodrich
To be a precieuse was in itself an evidence of good conduct.
The poet Scarron speaks of her as "toute lumineuse, toute precieuse."
There was Ninon; and there was Madame de Rambouillet; the one galante, the other precieuse.The Romance of Biography (Vol 2 of 2)|Anna Jameson