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Madeleine de Souvré Sablé, marquise de

Sablé, Madeleine de Souvré, marquise de (mädəlĕnˈ də sōvrāˈ, märkēzˈ də säblāˈ) [key], 1599–1678, French woman of letters. Her salon was in vogue after the decline of the salon at the Hôtel de Rambouillet; its circle included Mme de La Fayette, Philippe I, duc d'Orléans, and La Rochefoucauld. Mme de Sablé's maxims were published in 1678.

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