Memoirs Illustrating the History of Jacobism, Volume 4

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translator, 1798 - France
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Thomas Jefferson called Barruel's book "the ravings of a Bedlamite".

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Volume 4. Superior to Robison's expose in every way. Barruel was fluent in German (whereas Robison didn't even know any) as well as Latin. His translations of the Original Writings of the Illuminati are more authoritative, complete and numerous than Robison.

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Page 23 - ... had correfponded with London: " It is certainly (they fay) *' the beft way of managing large bodies, as in great and ** populous towns ; viz. dividing them into fmall bodies " or meetings of ten perfons each, and thofe ten to ap
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Page 417 - ... weeks in France, three of which you have been confined to your chamber? True: but in the...
Page 417 - I have been extremely visited, and have had long and explicit conversations with many, who think as I tell you, and with a few of the other side, who are no less persuaded that there are such intentions.
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Page 23 - and united in the same cause, which cannot fail " of being the case, wherever the most excellent works ". of Mr. Thomas Paine find residence.

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