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1629, Mar 22?1694, Jul 1
a translator of St. Augustine, member of the Académie Française and director of Mademoiselle de Guise's musical ensemble. He began trying his hand at translation, consulting with Antoine Arnauld about Port-Royal’s translation of the New Testament and gaining Arnauld’s lasting respect for his translation skills. Goibaut would soon be described as a man of “limitless intellect who, they say, most closely approaches Monsieur Pascal and has imitated him best.” Although Goibaut initially defended his Jansenist friends of Port-Royal and, in 1670, participated in their edition of Pascal’s Pensées, he gradually distanced himself from the movement.
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