moral maxims and reflections of the Duke de la Rochefoucauld

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Statementwith an introduction and notes by George H. Powell ; with a frontispiece by N. Monsiau.
ContributionsPowell, George Herbert, 1856-1924.
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London, 12 mo. viii. Moral Reflections, Sentences, and Maxims of the Duke de la Rochefoucauld, newly translated from the French; with an introduction and notes. London, 16 mo. Maxims and Moral Reflections of the Duke de la Rochefoucauld: with a Memoir by the Chevalier de Chatelain.

London, 12 mo. Reflections or Sentences and Moral Maxims [Francois De la Rochefoucauld] on agnesescriva.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The philosophy of La Rochefoucauld, which influenced French intellectuals as diverse as Voltaire and the Jansenists/5(7).

The full title of the text is Reflections or Aphorisms and Moral Maxims; and in centered text below the title are the words "Our virtues are usually only vices in disguise."The subtitle says as much as the title.

These aphorisms are bitter as they are pithy. Perhaps not bitter -- say, rather, that La Rochefoucauld was not optimistic about human nature/5. Oct 21,  · "Reflections; or Sentences and Moral Maxims" [] by Francois Duc de La Rochefoucauld () is the predecessor to Thomas Fuller MD's "Gnomologia" [] and Benjamin Franklin's "Poor Richard's Almanac" []/5(9).

François VI, Duc de La Rochefoucauld, Prince de Marcillac (French: [fʁɑ̃swa d(ə) la ʁɔʃfuko]; 15 September – 17 March ) was a noted French author of maxims and agnesescriva.com is said [by whom?] that his world-view was clear-eyed and urbane, and that he neither condemned human conduct nor sentimentally celebrated it.

Born in Paris on the Rue des Petits Champs, at a time when the Born: 15 SeptemberParis, Kingdom of France. The anonymous translator of selections from Amelot's edition adopted a more colloquial style than is generally associated with La Rochefoucauld's maxims; he also turns out to be significant not only as a translator but also as a reinterpreter of the central moral issue in the entire book.

Sep 27,  · Excerpt from The Moral Maxims and Reflections of the Duke De La Rochefoucauld: With an Introduction and Notes It was the age when civilisation might seem to have attained the highest level compatible with the negation of freedom, when the French language had been just brought to its perfection as a vehicle of refined thought and delicate badinage.4/5(3).

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In England, John Dryden, Alexander Pope, and Jonathan Swift produced some of the most memorable epigrams of their time. The Moral Maxims and Reflections of the Duke de la Rochefoucauld François, duc de La Rochefoucauld This early English translation of the pillar of French thought explores the enigma of.

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Translated from the French. With notes. Lon-don, 12 mo. Maxims and Moral Reflections of the Duke de la Rochefoucauld. Revised and improved. London, 8 vo. Maxims and Moral Reflections of the Duke de la. François VI, duc de La Rochefoucauld, French classical author who had been one of the most active rebels of the Fronde before he became the leading exponent of the maxime, a French literary form of epigram that expresses a harsh or paradoxical truth with brevity.

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Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Appended is "A catalogue of books of proverbs, sayings Pages: IT was in the yeartowards the beginning of the “Grand Age” of French Monarchy, that the “Maxims of La Rochefoucauld” first saw the light.: 1: It was the age when civilisation might seem to have attained the highest level compatible with the negation of freedom, when the French language had been just brought to its perfection as a vehicle of refined thought and delicate badinage.

Jan 01,  · More Books by François de La Rochefoucauld See All. Réflexions ou sentences et maximes morales. La Rochefoucauld: The Maxims. La Rochefoucauld Maxims. Maxims. The Moral Maxims and Reflections of the Duke de la Rochefoucauld.

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Maximes et Réflexions diverses. More ways to shop: Visit an Apple Store, call MY 5/5(2). François VI, Duc de La Rochefoucauld, Prince de Marcillac was a noted French author of. See also the English translation of The Moral Maxims and Reflections of the Duke De La Rochefoucauld by George H.

Powell (). 91 quotes from Maxims: ‘Absence diminishes small loves and increases great ones, as the wind blows out the candle and fans the bonfire.’. François La Rochefoucauld () - François VI, also called le Prince de Marcillac, Duc de la Rochefoucauld.

La Rochefoucauld was a French classical author, a contemporary of Descartes, who is best known for his Reflections; or Sentences and Moral Maxims ().

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Dec 23,  · Moral Reflections, Sentences and Maxims/Life of Francis, Duke of Rochefoucauld. From Wikisource courtesy, and nobility as that. Francis, the fifth count, was created the Duke de la Rochefoucauld inand was father to Francis, the second duke, the celebrated author of the Maxims, who was born on the 15th December, " Maxims and.

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PAUL'S Church, in Third-street, Philadelphia. The French text used, with the exception of the case of maximwhich is translated from the edition ofis that contained in the book “La Rochefoucauld, Collected Maxims and Other Reflections,” by E. Blackmore, A. Blackmore, and Francine Giguère, of Oxford World’s Classics, published in Dec 21,  · The Aphorisms and moral Maxims of François Duc de La Rochefoucauld numbers 1 to 4 The pithy yet often slightly sour reflections of the seventeenth century.

Apr 02,  · Moral Reflections, Sentences and Maxims Francis, the fifth count, was created the Duke de la Rochefoucauld inand was father to Francis, the second duke, the celebrated author of the Maxims, who was born on the 15th December, The principal events of his life are matter of history rather than biography, as he was a leading actor.

Because statements such as "Our virtues are most often vices disguised" or "We promise according to our hopes and perform according to our fears" are as relevant now as when they were written some years ago, La Rochefoucauld's Maxims are still popular 5/5(1). See all books authored by François de La Rochefoucauld, including The Maxims, and Memoirs of La Rochefoucauld [christmas Summary Classics], and more on agnesescriva.com The Moral Maxims and Reflections of the Duke de la Rochefoucauld: With an Introduction and Notes (Classic Reprint) We personally assess every book's quality and offer.

Get this from a library. Maxims and moral reflections: by the Duke de la Rochefoucault, from the French. [François La Rochefoucauld, duc de].

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We all have strength enough to endure the misfortunes of others. This famed work by a noted French author of the Renaiss 5/5.The title of Duke de La Rochefoucauld was a French peerage belonging to one of the most famous families of the French nobility, whose origins go back to lord Rochefoucauld in Charente in the 10th and 11th centuries (with official evidence of nobility in ).

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