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Gaston Boissier (1823–1908)

Boissier, Gaston (bwä-syā’). A French biographical and critical writer; born at Nîmes, Aug. 15, 1823; died on June 10, 1908. He was a member of the Academy, and won celebrity with ‘Cicero and his Friends’; ‘Life of Madame de Sévigné’; ‘Archæological Walks in Rome and Naples’; and others. He was a frequent contributor to French periodical literature. (See Critical and Biographical Introduction).