Comtesse de Ségur

Comtesse de Ségur


Born
in St. Petersburg, Russian Federation
August 01, 1799

Died
February 09, 1874

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Sophie, Countess of Ségur (née Countess Sofiya Feodorovna Rostopchina; Saint Petersburg, 1 August 1799 - Paris, 9 February 1874) was a French writer of Russian birth.

She is best known today for her novel Les Malheurs de Sophie ("Sophie's Misfortunes"). The action takes place in a castle in the French countryside during the Second French Empire, where Sophie lives with her parents Mr and Mrs de Réan. Curious and adventurous, she does one silly thing after another, with the critical help of her cousin Paul, who is good and tries to show her the right path. She has two friends, Camille and Madeleine de Fleurville, 'good little girls' whom she tries hard to imitate. But she will learn that life is not a bed of roses ... Therese Martin (1873-189
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“إنّي أحبّك، وعندما أحسنُ إليك فإنّما أحسِن إلى نفسي.”
Comtesse de Ségur, Les Malheurs de Sophie

“Wisdom and prudence are always recompensed.”
Comtesse de Ségur, Old French Fairy Tales

“من السذاجة أن يُهدِر أحدُنا يومه وهو ينتظر.”
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