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Pierre Antoine Augustin de Piis (1755–1832)

Piis, Pierre Antoine Augustin (pēs). A French dramatist; born at Paris, 1755; died in 1832. Among his very numerous dramatic pieces were: ‘Aristotle in Love,’ vaudeville (1780); ‘Summer Loves’ (1781); ‘Two Sedan-Chairmen’ (1781); ‘Marriage in Extremis’ (1782), a comedy in one act. His miscellaneous writings included: ‘Carlo-Robertiad’ (1784), a satire on ballooning; ‘Easter Eggs for my Critics’ (1786).