TOMAS DE YRIARTE
\tˈə͡ʊməz dəɹ ˈɪɹa͡ɪ͡ət], \tˈəʊməz dəɹ ˈɪɹaɪət], \t_ˈəʊ_m_ə_z d_ə_ɹ ˈɪ_ɹ_aɪə_t]\
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A Spanish poet and dramatist; born at Orotava, island of Teneriffe, 1750; died in Madrid, 1791. His chief works are an excellent didactic poem, "Music" (1780); and "Literary Fables" (1782), considered the best fables in the Spanish language. He also wrote the first regular comedies in Spanish, the best being "The Spoiled Child" and "The Ill-Bred Young Lady"; besides publishing Spanish translations of French plays and some of the Latin poets.
By Charles Dudley Warner
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