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Malherbe, François de

Pronunciation: /maˈlɛːb/
Pronunciation: /malɛʀb/
(1555–1628), French poet. An architect of classicism in poetic form and grammar, he criticized excess of emotion and ornamentation and the use of Latin and dialectal forms.

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