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Collected maxims and other reflections

Author: François La Rochefoucauld, duc de; E H Blackmore; A M Blackmore; Francine Giguère
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Series: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
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This is the fullest collection of La Rochefoucauld's writings ever published in English, and includes the first complete translation of the Miscellaneous Reflections. A table of alternative maxim numbers and an index of topics help the reader to locate any maxim quickly. - ;'Our virtues are, most often, only vices in disguise.'. Deceptively brief and insidiously easy to read, La Rochefoucauld's shrewd, unflattering  Read more...
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La Rochefoucauld, François, duc de, 1613-1680.
Collected maxims and other reflections.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007
(DLC) 2006019481
(OCoLC)70122518
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: François La Rochefoucauld, duc de; E H Blackmore; A M Blackmore; Francine Giguère
ISBN: 9780191517495 0191517496
OCLC Number: 137334852
Language Note: Translated from the French.
Description: 1 online resource (xliii, 354 pages).
Contents: Explanatory NotesTable of Alternative Maxim Numbers; Index of Topics.
Series Title: Oxford world's classics (Oxford University Press)
Other Titles: Maximes.
Responsibility: François de La Rochefoucauld ; translated with an introduction and notes by E.H. and A.M. Blackmore and Francine Giguère.
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