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XXIII.

HISTORICAL MEMOIRS OF THE CHURCH OF FRANCE IN

THE REIGNS OF LEWIS THE FOURTEENTH, LEWIS THE
FIFTEENTH, AND LEWIS THE SIXTEENTII; AND THE
FRENCH REVOLUTION

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ST. VINCENT OF PAUL-HENRIE MARIE DE BOU DON
AND THOMAS À KEMPIS

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OF

THE CHANCELLOR

BIOGRAPHICAL ACCOUNT
l'II ÔPITAL

1.--And of the Chancellor d’Aguesseau
2.--And the Mississippi Scheme of Law

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XXXI. Miscellaneous Article

page 313 1.-The Eras of Continental Literature

ib. 2.-The Era of British Literature

316 3.-Comparison of the Writers in British Era of

Literature with those of Lewis the Four.

teenth 4. The present general Diffusion of Learning among all Ranks of Persons

323 5.-General Diffusion of Literature among the Ladies of Great Britain

324 6.--Suggestion of a Work on the Manichean Conspiracy

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XXXII.

THE HISTORICAL MEMOIRS OF THE ENGLISII, IRISH AND SCOTTISH CATHOLICS

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APPENDIX.

NOTE 1. referred to in page 214. Extract from Lotters, with which Doctor Parr has honoured

the Reminiscent :-On the high polish of Virgil's diction -the Character of Archbishop Cranmer—and Polemic Moderation in religious disputes

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NOTE II. referred to in page 252. . The Inaugural Oration at laying the First Stone of the London Institution

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NOTE III. referred to in page 253.
Mr. Porson's Algebraic Problem, with its Solution -

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NOTE IV. referred to in page 331. Letter directing a course of Study of Modern History - 378

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REMINISCENCES.

INTRODUCTION.

MINISCENCE.

As the Writer's time of life admonishes him, that this * may be the last occasion, on which any production of his pen will solicit the attention of the public, he avails himself of it to mention THE TITLES OF ALL HIS WORKS, and to state succinctly some circumstances and observations, which the present publication brings to his RE

Several works having been imputed to him, in which he has had no concern, and which he knows only by their titles, he takes this opportunity of disclaiming all, which he shall not mention.

M. Pellisson, in his account of M. Huét the celebrated bishop of Avranches, observes of him, that, “ from his tenderest years, " to study; that, at his rising, his going to bed, “ and during his meals, he was reading, or liad “ others to read to him; that neither the fire of

he

gave himself

* These reminiscences, in a contracted form, were prefixed to the writer's HISTORICAL MEMOIRS OF THE ENGLISII, IRISH AND Scottish CATHOLICS, the publication referred to in the text.

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