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Marie-Françoise-Catherine de Beauveau

  • Say what you will in two / Words and get through. / Long, frilly / Palaver is silly.

    • Marie-Françoise-Catherine de Beauveau,
    • "Strong Feelings," in Joanna Bankier and Deirdre Lashgari, eds., Women Poets of the World ()
  • An idiot / Will always / Talk a lot.

    • Marie-Françoise-Catherine de Beauveau,
    • "Strong Feelings," in Joanna Bankier and Deirdre Lashgari, eds., Women Poets of the World ()

Marie-Françoise-Catherine de Beauveau, French poet

(1711 - 1786)

Full name, Marie-Françoise-Catherine de Beauveau, Marquise de Boufflers.