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The Library of the World’s Best Literature. An Anthology in Thirty Volumes. 1917.

Isaac de Benserade (1613–1691)

Benserade, Isaac de (bäs-räd’). A French poet (1613–91), chiefly remembered as author of the ballets, much in vogue then, in which the king and his courtiers took part; also by his dainty lyrics,—especially the sonnet on ‘Job,’ which, in rivalry with Voiture’s sonnet to ‘Urania,’ incited a literary feud in 1651.