Pierre Corneille 1606-1684

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Oh! how many actions, how many fabulous exploits remain without glory in the midst of the night.
Pierre Corneille (1606-1684), French playwright. Don Diègue, in The Cid, act 4, sc. 3 (1637). Don Diègue in despair at being too old to fight a duel.
It is only blood that can wash away such an outrage; die or kill.
Pierre Corneille (1606-1684), French playwright. Don Diègue, in The Cid, act 1, sc. 5 (1637). Don Diègue tells his son to avenge him.
Treachery is noble when aimed at tyranny.
Pierre Corneille (1606-1684), French playwright. Emilia, in Cinna, act 3, sc. 4 (1641).

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