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PITHY QUOTE FROM Montesquieu: Complete Works

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A Vomit.

‘Take six harangues; the first dozen of funeral orations that comes to hand; with this one restriction however, that you do not make use of those of M. de N.; a collection of new operas, fifty romances, and thirty sets of new memoirs; put all these ingredients into a large glass bottle, with a big belly and a little neck; leave it to settle during two days; then cause it to be distilled by a fire of ashes;

PERSIAN LETTERS. by M. DE MONTESQUIEU. A Letter from a Country Physician, to a Physician at Paris. A Vomit.

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The Complete Works of Montesquieu. Electronic Edition.

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ISBN: 978-1-57085-148-3

Language: English

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Buste de Montesquieu, ivoire, c. 1770. Louvre Collection Adolphe Thiers

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Charles Louis de Secondat, Baron de Montesquieu. The Complete Works of M. de Montesquieu, translated from the French. 4 volumes. London: T. Evans, in the Strand, and W. Davis, in Picadilly, 1777.

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