Bergerac, Savinien Cyrano de (16191655)

Bergerac, Savinien Cyrano de, an eccentric man with comic power, a Gascon by birth; wrote a tragedy and a comedy; his best work a fiction entitled “Histoire Comique des États et Empires de la Lune et du Soleil”; fought no end of duels in vindication, it is said, of his preposterously large nose (16191655).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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Ber`genroth, Gustav Adolph
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Bergerac, Savinien Cyrano de
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