Pierre Beaumarchais Quote

Plays, gentlemen, are to their authors what children are to women: they cost more pain than they give pleasure.


Three popular French comedies (ed. Frederick Ungar, 1975)

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Plays, gentlemen, are to their authors what children are to women: they cost more pain than they give pleasure.

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Plays, gentlemen, are to their authors what children are to women: they cost more pain than they give pleasure.

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Plays, gentlemen, are to their authors what children are to women: they cost more pain than they give pleasure.

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Plays, gentlemen, are to their authors what children are to women: they cost more pain than they give pleasure.