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Adolphe Empis (1795–1868)

Empis, Adolphe (ä-pē’). A French dramatist (1795–1868); born at Paris. His principal comedies are: ‘Lambert Symnel; or, The Political Manikin’ (1826); ‘Generous through Vanity’ (1827); ‘Mother and Daughter’ (1830); ‘Stockjobbery; or, The Fashionable Trade’ (1835); ‘Lord Novart’ (1836); and ‘The Heiress’ (1844). His ‘The Wives of Henry VIII.,’ is an imitation of Shakespeare.