[ tahr-too f, -toof; French tar-tyf ]SEE DEFINITION OF tartuffe
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The soul of Tartuffe had entered into the body of a sinner of the last century.

The story of "Tartuffe" is briefly this: Tartuffe, the hero, is a pure villain.

Only tell him that I come from Mr. Tartuffe, for his benefit.

Madame Bordin interrupted him: "We know what a Tartuffe is."

She believed she saw in Mme. de Maintenon a Tartuffe in a sage-coloured gown.

Paris remembered that a former Bishop of Autun had been the original of Tartuffe.

Tartuffe at least knew what he was aiming at; but this fellow, for all his cleverness——'

The author of "The Hypocrite," the prototype of Tartuffe, was also the model.

Tartuffe and Jack the Ripper—was ever such a combination in the history of the world!

Only tell him that I come from Mr. Tartuffe for his benefit.