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    Introduction and Dramatis Personae

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    The comedy of 'Les Femmes Savantes' was acted on March 11, 1692 (see vol. i. p. 153).

    Molière acted the part of Chrysale.

    PERSONS REPRESENTED

    CHRYSALE, an honest bourgeois

    PHILAMINTE, wife to CHRYSALE

    ARMANDE & HENRIETTE, their daughters

    ARISTE, brother to CHRYSALE

    BÉLISE, his sister

    CLITANDRE, lover to HENRIETTE

    TRISSOTIN, a wit

    VADIUS, a learned man

    MARTINE, a kitchen-maid

    LÉPINE, servant to CHRYSALE

    JULIEN, servant to VADIUS

    A NOTARY.
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