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Letters on England

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Published by Penguin Books in Harmondsworth, Eng, New York, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Philosophy, Modern -- 18th century,
    • Imaginary letters,
    • Great Britain -- Civilization -- 18th century

    • Edition Notes

      StatementVoltaire ; translated with an introd. by Leonard Tancock.
      SeriesPenguin classics
      ContributionsCopyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPQ2086.L4 E5313 1980
      The Physical Object
      Pagination156 p. ;
      Number of Pages156
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4224785M
      ISBN 10014044386X
      LC Control Number80504763

      LETTER VON THE CHURCH OF ENGLAND. England is properly the country of sectarists. Multae sunt mansiones in domo patris mei (in my Father's house are many mansions). An Englishman, as one to whom liberty is natural, may go to heaven his own way.   Letters for publication should include the writer’s name, address and telephone number. Please address them to [email protected] or to The Editor, The New York Times Book Review, Eighth Avenue.   Letters of the kings of England Item Preview remove-circle Book digitized by Google and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb. Notes. Available on demand as hard copy or computer file from Cornell University Library. Addeddate. Letters on England. by Voltaire. Letters on England is enlightening on several levels and a very interesting description of the society politics and science of England in the mid 18th century from a French point of view. Voltaire being profoundly interested in all aspects of life and all types of knowledge provides an astounding account of.

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