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Kozma Prutkov (1850 – 1860)


Kozma Petrovich Prutkov is a collective pen name used by Aleksey Konstantinovich Tolstoy and his cousins, three Zhemchuzhnikov brothers, Alexei, Vladimir and Alexander to publish satires, aphorisms, fables, epigrams, and humorous and nonsense verses during Nicholas I of Russia's authoritarian reign in the 1850s1860s, most notably in the literary magazine "Sovremennik".
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Kozma Prutkov
Even an oyster has enemies!
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