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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsHenri Van Laun (Translator)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages518
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10519713M
ISBN 100548172919
ISBN 109780548172919


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The "Characters" of Jean de La Bruyère Contents Introduction -- Biographical memoir -- Preface -- Of works of the mind -- Of personal merit -- Of women -- Of the affections -- Of society and of conversation -- Of the gifts of fortune -- Of the town -- Of the court -- Of the great -- Of the sovereign and the state -- Of mankind -- Of opinions.

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In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the Author: Jean de La Bruyère. Jean de La Bruyère, (born AugustParis, France—died May 10/11,Versailles), French satiric moralist who is best known for one work, Les Caractères de Théophraste traduits du grec avec Les Caractères ou les moeurs de ce siècle (; The Characters, or the Manners of the Age, with The Characters of Theophrastus), which is considered to be one of the masterpieces of French.

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(The Characters of Jean de La Bruyère, translated by Henri van Laun,p. ) Little is known of La Bruyère's childhood. He received a good humanistic education, and learned Greek, German, and Latin. After studying law in Orléans, he was licensed in and admitted to the bar in Paris in the same year.

Jean de la Bruyère (French: [ʒɑ̃ də la bʁyjɛʁ]; 16 August – 11 May ) was a French philosopher and moralist, who was noted for his satire.

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Jean de La Bruyère Biography, Life, Interesting Facts Early Life. French philosopher and well-known satirist Jean de La Bruyère was born on Augin Paris, France. He had a common origin. His father rose to the position of the controller general of finance at the Hôtel de Ville, where the local administration of the city was housed.

Courtesy of the Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris (–96). One of the masterpieces of French literature, the satirical and somewhat bitter Les Caractères de Théophraste traduits du grec avec les caractères ou les moeurs de ce siècle (Characters, or Manners of the Age, with the Characters of Theophrastus [sic]), was written by Jean de La Bruyère.

The Characters of Jean de La Bruyere by Jean De La Bruyaere,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. enfin accablé d'années et de fatigues, et il cessa tout à la fois de travailler et de vivre.

Toute la Grèce le pleura, et tout le peuple athénien assista à ses funérailles. L'on raconte de lui que dans son extrême vieillesse, ne pouvant plus marcher à pied, il se faisait porter en litière par la ville, où il.

Les caracteres de La Bruyere. (A Amsterdam: Aux dépens de la Compagnie, ), by Jean de La Bruyère, Frederick Binkerd Artz, Theophrastus, and Theophrastus. Characters. French (page images at. Full Description:" Reading a Dialogues posthumes du sieur De La Bruyere sur le quietisme book is very important to learn a new language, because foreign languages use foreign words to help them speak and write.

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The family of his mother, Elizabeth Hamonin, were of bourgeois origin. La Bruyère received a good humanistic education, and learned Greek, German, and Latin.Free 2-day shipping. Buy The Characters of Jean de La Bruyere at nd: Jean De La Bruyaere.Third original edition with cancels of «La Bruyère’s Ebook (), the rarest of all."This third edition ebook very rare in its two conditions: first and second state", mentions Tchemerzine, III, p.

"This third edition is one of the rarest from the series" mentions Brunet (Supplément I, ). This is strictly speaking the third original edition with cancels, as we will.