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Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux

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Biography - Nicolas Boileau-Despréaux:

French poet and critic.
Born: 1636 - Died: 1711
Period:
18th century
17th century
Place of birth: France
France

A fool always finds a greater fool to admire him.




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
Un sot trouve toujours un plus sot qui l'admire.

German
Ein Dummkopf findet immer noch einen Dümmeren, der ihn bewundert.




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