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Esprit Fléchier (1632–1710)

Fléchier, Esprit (flā-shyā’). A notable French pulpit orator and writer; born at Pernes, in the Venaissin, June 10, 1632; died at Montpellier, Feb. 16, 1710. His funeral orations, especially those on Montausier and Turenne, are models of elegiac oratory. He wrote a ‘History of Theodosius the Great’ (1679); ‘Panegyrics of Saints’ (1690); ‘History of Cardinal Ximenes’ (1693).