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Charles Dovalle (1807–1830)

Dovalle, Charles (dō-väl’). A French poet; born at Montreuil-Bellay, June 23, 1807; died on Nov. 30, 1830. He was a poor provincial who came to Paris unknown, studied law, and burst on the literary world with ‘The Oratory in the Garden’ and other delightful poems of a like nature, besides an ‘Ode on Liberty.’ His promising career was closed at twenty-two in a duel, the challenger being enraged at a literary criticism.