Bernard Joseph Saurin

 
Profession : Lawyer ,Playwright ,Poet
Nationality : French
Birth : 1706
Death : 17th November, 1781
About : Bernard-Joseph Saurin was a French lawyer, poet, and playwright. Attracted to literature, and frequenting the Society of the Caveau, he became a lawyer at Parliament, a career which he did not like, but endured for fifteen years in order to support his family. His professional life in the theatre began when he was forty. He translated some English works into French, and saw some of his works translated in turn into English. Among the better known of his plays was Béverlei, a tragedy.

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Nothing is sacred to a gamester.
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The law often allows what honor forbids.
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Valor is common but great souls are rare.
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