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English essays from a French pen.


New York, AMS Press [1970, 1895] .
ISBN 0404036244

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Subjects Aelred, of Rievaulx, Saint, 1110-1167.
Girard, Regnault, fl. 1435.
Great Britain -- Description and travel.
Margaret, of Scotland, consort of Louis XI, King of France, 1425?-1445.
Scarron, Monsieur, 1610-1660.
Sorbière, Samuel, 1615-1670.
Voltaire, 1694-1778.
Description 215 p. illus., ports. 23 cm.
Notes Reprint of the 1895 ed.
Includes bibliographical references.
Contents I. The forbidden pastimes of a recluse (England, XIIth century) [On Saint Ethelred's Regula sive Institutio inclusarum]--II. A journey to Scotland in the year 1435 [Regenault Girard's account of the French embassy to bring back Princess Margaret].--III. Paul Scarron.- A journey to England in the year 1663 [Sobiéres's Relation d'un voyage en Angleterre. 1664] V. One more document concerning Voltaire's visit to England.--Appendix. 1. Mediaeval shipping. 2. A note by Esprit Cabart de Villermont, concerning Scarron and his wife. 3. A description of Hatfield by Samuel de Sorbiéres, 1663. 4. French text of a letter by Count de Broglie concerning Voltaire's "Henriade", 1727.
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