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Quotation by Molière
All the satires of the stage should be viewed without discomfort. They are public mirrors, where we are never to admit that we see ourselves; one admits to a fault when one is scandalized by its censure.
Molière [Jean Baptiste Poquelin] (1622–1673), French comic playwright. Uranie, in La Critique de L'Ecole des Femmes (School for Wives Criticized), sc. 6 (1663).
Uranie speaks of Molière's comedies.
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