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Honoré de Balzac (1799—1850) French novelist

François Rabelais (c. 1494—1553) French satirist


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Light‐hearted stories by Balzac, imitating the manner of Rabelais and 16th‐c. story‐tellers; first published separately, they were included in La Comédie humaine.

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