See also:EUGENE AUGUSTE ROGER DE
See also:BULLY (i8o6–r866), French writer, who was
See also:born on the 8th of
See also:November 18o6 in
See also:Paris . He was the son and
See also:nephew of public officials who did not approve his
See also:literary inclinations, and it was at their
See also:request that he wrote over the signature of Roger de
See also:Beauvoir . A
See also:fellow, of
See also:independent means, an indefatigable viveur, he astonished all Paris with his ostentatious luxury and his adventures, while his romantic novels gave him a more serious if not durable reputation . Among the best of them are L'Ecolier de
See also:Cluny ou le Sophisme (1832), which is said to have furnished Alexandre
See also:Dumas and
See also:Theodore Gaillardet (1808–1882) with the idea of the Tour de
See also:Nesle, and Le Chevalier de
See also:Saint Georges (1840) . He had married in 1847 an actress, Eleonore Leocadie Doze (1822–18J9), from whom he obtained a judicial separation a
See also:year or two later after a long and notorious trial, following which his
See also:law got him impriscned for three months and fined 500 francs for a satirical poem, Mon Proses (1849) . Ruined by extravagance and tied to his
See also:chair by
See also:gout, he spent the last years of his
See also:life in retirement, and died in Paris on the 27th of
See also:August 1866 .
CECILIA BEAUX (1863– )
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