Pierre Corneille Quote

Pierre Corneille
Variant translation: "Time has often rendered lawful that which at first seemed impossible..." - Le Cid (1637), Act V, Scene VII
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Time often serves to justify a deed
Which seems at first unjustifiable.  - Pierre Corneille
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Pierre Corneille
Le Menteur (1643), Act III, Scene II
Pierre Corneille
As quoted in: "Pierre Corneille" by Claude Kurt Abraham, Twayne Publishers, 1972
Pierre Corneille
Horace (1639), Act II, Scene VIII

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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