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L'amour et la raison
Il entra encore jeune au service, et tait dans la gendarmerie de la maison du roi, lorsque la rvolution arriva. En 1792, il fut inspecteur des remontes. Ce sont les seules fonctions qu'il ait remplies lors des troubles politiques. Long-tems aprs, le frre de Buonaparte, Jrme, voulut l'emmener en Westphalie aprs l'avoir nomm son bibliothcaire; mais l'empereur s'y opposa, et aprs avoir port le titre honorifique de cet emploi pendant trois jours, il resta Paris, et n'alla point en Westphalie comme l'assurent certains recueils peu exacts et quelques libelles mensongers. C'est uniquement la dmangeaison de faire de l'esprit aux dpens de la vrit qui a fait dire, dans je ne sais quelle biographie, qu'tant la cour du roi Jrme, il avait t l'Horace du Mcne Corsico-Westphalien. Depuis long-tems M. Pigault-Lebrun occupe une place dans une administration, et il n'a jamais intrigu pour faire sa fortune, ni ambitionn de parvenir aux honneurs. M. Pigault-Lebrun jouit de deux rputations littraires bien distinctes; et sous le rapport d'auteur dramatique, ce n'est plus le mme homme considr comme romancier; ses pices de thtre offrent un heureux mlange de sensibilit, de dlicatesse et d'esprit, dont il est mme trop prodigue et qui le fait remarquer entre tous les auteurs ses contemporains. C'est le successeur le plus distingu qu'ait eu Marivaux, et le meilleur disciple de son cole. Toutefois on doit lui reconnatre plus de gat avec autant de brillant; mais il lui est infrieur en finesse, en comique de situations. Il est rest loin de son modle dans l'analyse des sentimens du coeur des femmes, et surtout dans l'observation des convenances. ......Buy Now (To Read More)
Ebook Number: 26810
Author: Pigault-Lebrun, 1753-1835
Release Date: Oct 7, 2008
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