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Jean Racine
(1639-1699) born on
Dec 20
French dramatist. His plays included the tragedy "Andromaque," 1667 and "Les Plaideurs," 1668.
         
   
F
One learns, said the other, to howl with the wolves. (On apprend à hurler, dit l'autre, avec les loups.)

R
She wavers, she hesitates; in one word, she is a woman. (Elle flotte, elle hésite; en un mot, elle est femme.)
A
A single word often betrays a great design.
N
Crime, like virtue, has its degrees. (Ainsi que la vertue le crime a ses degrés.)
K
Without money honor is merely a disease.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Les Plaideurs, I. i. 6
R: Athalie, III. iii. 876
A: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
N: Phèdre, IV. ii. 1096
K: Petit Jean, in Les Plaideurs, act 1, sc. 1 (1669).
   


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