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Auguste Vacquerie (1819–1895)

Vacquerie, Auguste (väk-rē’). A French dramatist and journalist; born at Villequier in Seine-Inférieure, Nov. 19, 1819; died at Paris, Feb. 19, 1895. Besides two volumes of miscellaneous poems, he wrote the comedies ‘Tragaldabas’ (1848), ‘Man Changes Oft’ (1859), and ‘Jean Baudry’ (1863); ‘Jealousy’ (1888), a drama in verse; ‘Crumbs of History’ (1863); ‘My Early Years in Paris’ (1872); ‘To-day and To-morrow’ (1875); ‘The Future’ (1890).