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Voltaire by John Morley

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Voltaire
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Publisher: The Macmillan Company
ISBN/ASIN: B003TNONJO
Number of pages: 365

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When the right sense of historical proportion is more fully developed in men's minds, the name of Voltaire will stand out like the names of the great decisive movements in the European advance, like the Revival of Learning, or the Reformation. The existence, character, and career of this extraordinary person constituted in themselves a new and prodigious era. The peculiarities of his individual genius changed the mind and spiritual conformation of France.

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