A Philosophical Dictionary: From the French, Band 3

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J. and H. L. Hunt, 1824

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Nutzerbericht  - asukamaxwell - LibraryThing

This is the third work of Voltaire's that I have read, the other two being Candide and Letters on England, and while I knew what to expect, it contains many unexpected and radical points (for a work ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Nutzerbericht  - benjamin7857 - LibraryThing

Voltaire's Philosophical Dictionary is not what one would necessarily expect of a 'philosophical' work and it is certainly not a dictionary in the common understanding of the term; it is in fact an ... Vollständige Rezension lesen

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Seite 194 - humano, aud the theologians, in sensu divino. It is said in Deuteronomy, (chap, xxviii. 22.) that if the Jews do not serve the law, they shall be smitten " with a consumption, and with a fever, and with an inflammation, and with an extreme burning." It is only in Deuteronomy, and in
Seite 285 - The Lord said also, it is not good for man to be alone; let us make him a help meet for him." " And the name which Adam gave to every animal is its true name." What we should naturally understand by the true name of an animal, would be
Seite 100 - Wilt not thou possess that which Chemosh thy god giveth thee to possess ? So, whomsoever the Lord our God shall drive out from before us, from them will we possess.
Seite 73 - Son of man, eat that thou findest; eat this book, and go and speak to the children of Israel.' So I opened my mouth, and he caused me to eat that book. And
Seite 72 - have made the earth, the men, and the beasts of burden which are upon the ground, by my great power and by my outstretched arm, and have given it unto whom it seemed good unto
Seite 264 - and coldness below ; And the cheek be illum'd with a warm sunny smile, Though the cold heart to ruin runs darkly the while. It may be suspected, however, that in respect to his own country, at least, Voltaire is more
Seite 75 - Take* unto thee wheat and barley, and beans and lentiles, and millet and vetches, and make cakes of. them for as many days as thou art to sleep on thy side. Thou shalt eat for three hundred and ninety days. . . thou shalt eat it as barley cakes, and thou shalt cover it with human
Seite 212 - Two different shafts he from his quiver draws; One to repel desire and one to cause. One shaft is pointed with refulgent gold, To bribe the love, and make the lover bold; One blunt and tipt with lead, whose base allay Provokes disdain, and drives desire

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