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Saint-Évremond (1613–1703)

Saint-Évremond, Charles Marguetel de Saint-Denis, Seigneur de (sat-evr-mô‘). A French satirist and literary critic; born at St. Denis near Coutances, in Normandy, April 1, 1613; died at London, Sept. 29, 1703. His chief fame is due to his ability as a literary critic; and his judgments were accepted as decisive on both sides of the Channel. His best works are the satirical sketches ‘Comedy of the Academicians’ (1650) and his ‘Judgment on Seneca, Plutarch, and Petronius’; ‘Reflections on Ancient and Modern Drama’; ‘Discourse on French Historians.’