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The Monthly Review (Volume 64) (Paperback) Loot Price: R653 Discovery Miles 6 530
The Monthly Review (Volume 64) (Paperback): Ralph Griffiths
The Monthly Review (Volume 64) (Paperback): Ralph Griffiths

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Ralph Griffiths

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1811. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... exalted virtue, and elevated piety, created the singular interest which belonged to Fenelon when living, and which still surrounds his memory. Accident has prevented us from announcing, at'an earlier period, the valuable addition made to our literary stores by the present translation of a book which we strongly commended in the Appendixes to our 57th, 58th, and 59th Volumes. It has been faithfully and very respectably executed: but who, that is acquainted with the charms of Fenelon's style, will be surprized at not finding these infused into the English version J Yet it occasionally manifests clear vestiges of them; so that readers of kindred feeling will discern something of them through the English dress, and, will imagine more. It may be said, however, that the translation enables us to form a more just estimate of this highly distinguished and ladmired person, than the original, in which the numerous extracts from Fenelon's compositions render such an object difficult; because 80 completely does he by his eloquence possess himself of our minds, that we cannot readily discover a fault or an error with which he is chargeable. Yet faults he must have had, because he was a man: but his vice seems to have been an excess of virtue, and his heterodoxy an overstrained devotion. Alluding to the famouis controversy between him and Bossuet, it was neatly said by Pope Innocent XTI. " Erra-oit Cameracencit execssu amoris Dei: peccavit Meldensis defeclu amoris proximi." " The Archbishop of Cambray has erred from an excessive love of God: the Bishop of Meaux has sinned from want of a due love towards his neighbour." The work before us will highly gratify all who delight to contemplate extraordinary worth and excellence; and, indeed, in interest and beneficial ...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Ralph Griffiths
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 14mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 256
ISBN-13: 978-1-234-99820-2
Barcode: 9781234998202
Categories: Promotions
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LSN: 1-234-99820-3

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