A Guide to Bird Behavior, Volume II: In the Wild and at Your by Donald W. Stokes, Lillian Q. Stokes

By Donald W. Stokes, Lillian Q. Stokes

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If there is some reform to attempt in public morals, it must begin with domestic morals, and that depends absolutely on fathers and mothers. But this is not how the instruction is aimed; your cowardly authors preach only to the oppressed; and the moral of books will always be vain, because it is merely the art of Xattering the strongest. N. Assuredly your own is not servile; but in being so free, is it not indeed too much so? Is it enough for it to seek the source of the evil? Do you not fear it will cause some of its own?

The original drawings were bound into a hand copy of the novel made by Rousseau for the Maréchale de Luxembourg, now in the library of the Assemblée Nationale. Rousseau’s own proofs of them were given by him to George Simon Harcourt, Viscount Nuneham (1736–1809), in February 1767 and are still in the family, at the Manor House at Stanton Harcourt: they were exhibited for the Wrst time at the Voltaire Foundation in Oxford in October 1995, with a catalogue by Ann-Marie Thornton. qxd 04 Oct 2007 10:34 AM Page 1 J U L I E, OR THE NEW HELOISE LETTERS OF TWO LOVERS Who Live in a Small Town at the Foot of the Alps Collected and Published by J E A N-JA C Q U E S R O U S S E A U Non la conobbe il mondo, mentre l’ebbe: Connobil’io ch’a pianger qui rimasi.

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