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Superstition in All Ages: A Dying Confession

by Jean Meslier, a Roman Catholic priest, who at his death left as his "Last will and testament" this now famous manuscript as contained herein, entitled Common sense ... Tr. from the French original by Miss Anna Knoop; arranged for publication in its present form and manner with new title page and preface by Dr. L.W. de Laurence. Same to now se...
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
Chicago : De Laurence, Scott & Co., 1910.
Language
English
French (translated from)
Contents
  • Preface by Dr. L. W. Laurence.
  • Preface of the editor of the French edition of 1830.
  • Life of Jean Meslier, by Voltaire.
  • Common sense: Abstract of the Testament of John Meslier, by Voltaire.
Description
xx, 17-339 p. front. (port.) 20 cm.
Mode of access: Internet.
Notes
The first part, "Common sense," is a translation of "Le bon sens, ou Idées naturelles, " by Baron Holbach, also published with title: Le bon sens du curé J. Meslier. The second part, "Abstract of the Testament of John Meslier, " was first published by Voltaire in 1761. cf. Voltaire, par G. Bengesco; Le libertinage, par F. Lachèvre, v. 7, p. 227-246; Baron Holbach, by M.P. Cushing, etc.
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