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Jean Petit Senn


  Male      French      Poet



About Author

Jean Antoine Petit-Senn (1792–1870) was a poet of French-Swiss origin. Among many quotes attributed to him is this one...

"Not what we have, but what we enjoy, constitutes our abundance."

...which appeared in the American comic strip Mutts on November 19, 2007.

Jean Antoine Petit-Senn (1792-1870) was a thorough Genevese and a biting satirist, a pensive poet, the Genevese La Bruyère, as he liked to be called, but was not fully appreciated till after his death, when his widely scattered writings were brought together...


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