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Nicolas Chamfort

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Biography - Nicolas Chamfort:

French writer.
Born: 1740 - Died: 1794
Period:
18th century
Place of birth: France
France

Change of fashion is the tax levied by the industry of the poor on the vanity of the rich.




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