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'Les origines de la France contemporaine'. The Revolution, tr. by J. Durand - Page 123
by Hippolyte Adolphe Taine - 1878
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The Life of Gouverneur Morris: With Selections from His ..., Volume 2

Jared Sparks - France - 1832
...it happens, somewhat unfortunately, that the men who live in the world are very different from those who dwell in the heads of philosophers, it is not...systems taken out of books are fit for nothing but to be put into books again. Marmontel is the only man I have met with, among their Literati, who seems truly...
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The Foreign Quarterly Review, Volume 10

Art - 1832
...it happens, somewhat unfortunately, that the men who live in the world are very different from those who dwell in the heads of philosophers, it is not...systems taken out of books are fit for nothing but to be put into books again. " Marinontel is the only man I have met with, among their literati, who seems...
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Gouverneur Morris

Theodore Roosevelt - Biografia - 1888 - 370 pages
...it happens, somewhat unfortunately, that the men who live in the world are very different from those who dwell in the heads of philosophers, it is not...systems taken out of books are fit for nothing but to be put back into books again." And once more : " They have all that romantic spirit, and all those romantic...
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Gouveneur Morris

Theodore Roosevelt - 1888 - 370 pages
...it happens, somewhat unfortunately, that the men who live in the world are very different from those who dwell in the heads of philosophers, it is not...systems taken out of books are fit for nothing but to be put back into books again." And once more : " They have all that romantic spirit, and all those romantic...
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The Diary and Letters of Gouverneur Morris: Minister of the United ..., Volume 1

Gouverneur Morris - France - 1888
...it happens, somewhat unfortunately, that the men who live in the world are very different from those who dwell in the heads of philosophers, it is not...systems taken out of books are fit for nothing but to be put into books again. Marmontel is the only man I have met with among their literati who seems truly...
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The Diary and Letters of Gouverneur Morris: Minister of the United ..., Volume 1

Gouverneur Morris - France - 1888
...happens, somewhat unfortunately, that the men who live in the world are very different -from those who dwell in the heads of philosophers, it is not...systems taken out of books are fit for nothing but to be put into books again. Marmontel is the only man I have met with among their literati who seems truly...
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The French Revolution, Volume 1

Hippolyte Taine - France - 1897
...in suicide. A second party remains, '- the middle party," 2 which consists of well-' {mentioned people from every class, sincere partisans of a good;]...experience they are carried away by pure logic and serve to 1 Marmnntel, xii. 265. Ferrieres, t. 48 ; ii. 50, 58, 126. Dumont, 74. .' enlarge the flock...
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Johns Hopkins University Studies in Historical and Political ..., Issue 16

Clay industries - 1897 - 315 pages
...it happens, somewhat unfortunately, that the men who live in the world are very different from those who dwell in the heads of philosophers, it is not...systems taken out of books are fit for nothing but to be put into books again. Marmontel is the only man I have met with among their literati who seems truly...
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Contemporary American Opinion of the French Revolution, Volume 16

Charles Downer Hazen - France - 1897 - 315 pages
...it happens, somewhat unfortunately, that the men who live in the world are very different from those who dwell in the heads of philosophers, it is not...systems taken out of books are fit for nothing but to be put into books again. Marmontel is the only man I have met with among their literati who seems truly...
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The works of Theodore Roosevelt, Volume 6

Theodore Roosevelt - 1903
...it happens, somewhat unfortunately, that the men who live in the world are very different from those who dwell in the heads of philosophers, it is not...systems taken out of books are fit for nothing but to be put back into books again." And once more: "They have all that romantic spirit, and all those romantic...
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