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Honore de Balzac

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Biography - Honore de Balzac:

French novelist and playwright.
Born: 1799 - Died: 1850
Period:
19th century
18th century
Place of birth: France
France

The smallest flower is a thought, a life answering to some feature of the Great Whole, of whom they have a persistent intuition.




Translation

Translation

(French)



French
La moindre fleur est une pensée, une vie qui correspond à quelques linéaments du Grand-Tout, duquel ils ont une constante intuition.




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