Terrasson, Andre a French clergyman, and first of a literary family of considerable note in France, was born at Lyons in 1669, became a priest of the Oratory, preacher to the king, and afterwards preacher to the court of Lorraine. His pulpit services were much applauded, and attended by crowded congregations. His exertions during Lent in the metropolitan church at Paris threw him into an illness from, which he died, April 25, 1723. His Sermons were printed in 1726 (4 vols. 12mo) and 1736. See Chalmers, Biog. Dict. s.v.; Hoefer, Nouv. Biog. Géneralé, s.v.