Pierre Corneille Quotes (121 quotes)




Pierre Corneille
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Clariste, act III, scene v - Le Menteur (The Liar) (1643)
Pierre Corneille
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Cliton, act IV, scene ii Cliton describing people whom a liar claims to have killed in duels. - Le Menteur (The Liar) (1643)
Pierre Corneille
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Laodice, act I, scene i - Rodogune (1644)
Pierre Corneille
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Albin, act I, scene iii - Tite et Bérénice (Titus and Berenice) (1670)
Pierre Corneille
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Tite, act V, scene i - Tite et Bérénice (Titus and Berenice) (1670)


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Pierre Corneille
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Born: June 6, 1606

Died: October 1, 1684 (aged 78)

Nationality: French

Occupation: Dramatist, tragedian

Bio: Pierre Corneille was a French tragedian who was one of the three great seventeenth-century French dramatists, along with Molière and Racine. He has been called “the founder of French tragedy” and produced plays for nearly forty years.

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