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Louis de Rouvroy, duc de Saint-Simon, 1675-1755, French diplomat and memoirist

Fishburn and Hughes: A French soldier, diplomat and writer, the author of posthumously published memoirs of the reign of Louis XV and Louis XIV. Saint-Simon's flair for character-drawing, love of gossip, combination of prejudice and superstition and talent for catching the atmosphere of the historical moment make him unique among French diarists. These qualities, however, are not matched by style and grammar, which hardly make him a suitable candidate for an 'examination of the essential metric laws of French prose'. Pierre Menard, Author of the Quixote