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Proper Names used as Common Nouns

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Crebillon = terrible.

Dumas = imaginative

Fénelon = fabulous.

Le Sage = humorous.

Molière = comic.

Montaigne = thoughtful.

Rabelais = unclean.

Rousseau = amorous,

Victor Hugo = incendiary.

Zola = licentious; Zolaesque, in the manner or style of Zola, the French novelist.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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