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10 edition of La Rochefoucauld found in the catalog.

La Rochefoucauld

the art of abstraction

by Philip E. Lewis

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Published by Cornell University Press in Ithaca, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • La Rochefoucauld, François, duc de, 1613-1680 -- Criticism and interpretation,
  • Maxims, French -- History and criticism

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPhilip E. Lewis.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ1815 .L4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination201 p. ;
    Number of Pages201
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4894662M
    ISBN 100801408482
    LC Control Number76028016

      One of those résistants, in , was year-old Robert de La Rochefoucauld, the subject of Paul Kix’s intense, highly detailed and well-written book, “The Saboteur.” Working from La. Maximes, Paperback by La Rochefoucauld, Francois, duc de; Green, F. C. (EDT), ISBN , ISBN , Brand New, Free shipping in the US.

    After abandoning politics when he was about forty, François, duc de La Rochefoucauld () began to write down his maxims, which were first published in book form in Poetic, ironic, and frequently humorous, his wise observations can also be blunt and brutally candid. La Rochefoucauld: Maximes. [D J Culpin] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists François La Rochefoucauld, duc de; F La Rochefoucauld: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: D J Culpin. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number:

    The grandson of Marie de la Rochefoucauld would grow up to be one of the principal generals of Fredrick the Great of Prussia; his grandson would be the famous poet author of Ondine La Motte Fouqué. In Britain, the great-grandson would head the English cavalry at the battle of Waterloo against Napoleon and be made a marquess for his successes. The author of the book: La Rochefoucauld Format files: PDF, EPUB The size of the: MB Language: English ISBN Edition: Penguin Publishing Group Date of issue: 1/28/


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REFLECTIONS; OR, SENTENCES AND MORAL MAXIMS Our virtues are most frequently but vices disguised. [This epigraph which is the key to the system of La Rochefoucauld, is found in another form as No. of the maxims La Rochefoucauld book the first edition,it is omitted from the 2nd and 3rd, and reappears for the first time La Rochefoucauld book the 4th edition, inas at present, at the head of the Reflections.—.

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The aristocratic La Rochefoucauld was born into wealth during a time in which the French royal court vacillated between aiding and threatening the noble class. During the mids, the French king (Louis XIV) was just a child, and his mother and other members of the royal court ruled in his stead.

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Author: François duc de La Rochefoucauld; Publisher: St Augustine PressInc ISBN: N.A Category: Fiction Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» This is the first-ever French-English edition of La Rochefoucauld's Reflexions, ou sentences et maximes morales, long known in.

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