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Jean de La Bruyere


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Jean de La Bruyere : Les caracteres de Theophraste et de La Bruyere, avec des notes par M. Coste

[Marginalia]: pencil annotation at the end of the text of v.1 (ie p. 378): 'And this is given as the character of Louis the Fourteenth Pooh! P...! What a Prostitution of Talents [?] & Truth!' 'Is it that [?] can creep and pride that licks the dust' Two very brief notes on p. 342 and p. 182. Also has marginal marks | and * on various pages.

Century: 1700-1799 / 1800-1849     Reader/Listener/Group: John Drummond Erskine      Print: Book


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