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Auguste Marseille Barthélemy (1796–1867)

Barthélemy, Auguste Marseille (bär-tāl-mē’). A French satirist; born in Marseilles, 1796; died there, June 16, 1866. In collaboration with his friend Joseph Méry, he wrote several satirical epics, directed against the Bourbon dynasty, which appealed to a large circle of readers. The great historical epic ‘Napoleon in Egypt’ (1828) describes the poetical side of that wonderful campaign with great skill.