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Seven plays (1969 edition)
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Variation: It takes a good memory to keep up a lie. Le Menteur (The Liar) (1643)
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Variant translation: "In conquering without danger we triumph without glory." - Le Cid (1637)


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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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