Theodas

Jean-Baptiste Santeul (1630-1697), a fellow-member of the Condé household, a fine Latin poet but something of a buffoon. He wrote to thank La Bruyère for this `portrait', signing himself votre ami Théodas, fou et sage.

Note from Of Opinions, the twelfth chapter of 'Characters' by Jean De La Bruyère (1688)

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