|S.A. Bent, comp. Familiar Short Sayings of Great Men. 1887.|
|Marquis de Bièvre|
| ||[A French littérateur and wit, born 1747; published several dramas, and the Almanac of Puns; died 1789.]|| 1|
|Your majesty is not a subject (Votre majesté nest pas un sujet).|
| || To Louis XVI., who said to him, You, who make puns on everybody, make one on me.|
| When told that the Abbé Maury had distanced him in a contest for a seat in the French Academy, he replied,|
| ||Omnia vincit Amor, et nos cedamus amori (à Maury).|
VIRGIL, Eclogues, X., 69.