Memoirs of a traveller [calling himself Duchillou] now in retirement, written by himself. Transl

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Definition of Chance
14
Maxim of Marcus Aurelius
15
Spinosism
16
Accusation of Obstinacy frequently unjust
17
Beautiful Stanza of Le Franc de Pompignan IS 19 More Good than Evil jy SO Origin of Evil tB 31 Why we cannot comprehend the Mind ib 22 Itali...
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No Page 23 The Great
20
Le Mechant a Comedy by Gresset
23
A Blow received patiently at Rome 24 27 Another at Venice 2S 28 Irish Bull ib 29 Duke de Lauragais Answer to a Challenge
25
Drunken Valet
26
Repartee of Foote to Lord Sandwich ib 32 Court of Vienna ib 33 Gods Prescience
27
What constitutes Country
28
Whether the Arabians have been conquered 30 36 Vices and Virtues in whom found
31
Anecdote relative to the Maison Quarrce at Nimes ib 39 BonMot of the Grand Duke of Russia
32
BonMot of a Physician
33
The Pretender wished for in America
35
The Bostonians tired of the English Government
36
Hannibals Passage into Italy
37
Hannibal dissolving the Alps
38
Posterity of Charlemagne
40
Quantity of Corn necessary to support a Man
42
Family of DArgenson
44
Fine Latin Inscription in the Alps
46
No Page 52 BonMot relative to Cardinal de Rohan
47
Letter from a French Officer after the Battle of Rosback
48
Letter from the Marquis de Gironde to the King
49
Distinction between Orgueil and Fierte
50
Another made by the Prince de Conti to Diderot
51
Singular Apology of the King of Prussia to his Nephew
52
5g Repartee of Cardinal de Luynes to Louis XV
53
Unfeelingness of Louis XV to M de Hautefort ib 61 The Pretender in London
54
Error of Mr Rrydone jj 63 Shocking Confinement of a Friar
56
4 A Blow given and how returned
57
Another Blow
58
Island of Ithaca
59
Anecdote of the Prince of Piedmont
61
60 Sprightly Repartee of a Child to a Bishop
63
Humorous Anecdote of Lady Berkeley
64
Singular Anecdote of Zamperini
66
Unfortunate and affecting Instance of Love
67
Comparison of English and French Coins
70
Weight of the National Debt of England in Ten Pound Bank Notes
71
Curious Effect of Compound Interest
72
Definition of La Morgue
73
Answer of M DAguesseau to his Son
74
Extraordinary Occurrence at Pisa
75
Humorous Scruples of a Curate
78
Sects
79
State of the Arts and Sciences in Italy
80
Arrangement of a Cabinet of Natural History
87
Two Letters from Voltaire relative to Myself
93
BonMot of the Chevalier Gatti 300
100
Lord Lansdownes Answer to the Abbe Morellet
101
Friendship
102
Friendship ib 94 Different Dispositions of Ages ib 95 Esteem in Love 103 96 Sir Thomas Robinson ib 97 Pretty Device
103
Maxim of Marcus Aurelius
104
BonMot of the Abbe Raynal ib 102 Presumption
105
Singular Remark of Mr Whitfield ib 104 Beautiful Distich by Amalteo
106
lofi BonMot of M de Gouvetnet ib 107 Prompt Repartee of a Swede 107 108 System of the Beautiful
107
No Page log Taste
110
no The Graces ib 111 Alexander and Cesar
111
Distinction between the Heart and the Soul 113 113 Gallantry of a Financier 114 114 Accident which happened to M de Calonne
115
Result of the globular Form of the Earth
141
Of Wit among the Germans 141 133 Infidels invited to believe ib 134 Proof of the Existence of God a priori
146
Definition of God
149
139 Of Space
154
No page 137 Inexplicaple Mystery of the Trinity
155
Union of the Soul and Body
159
Qualities ICO 140 Vital Principle lost by Motion
161
Salvation of the Gentiles
162
Of Apparitions
163
Immortality of the Soul
165
Proofsof the Truth of the Christian Religion
170
Other Proofs ij 14S Tragus Pompeus respecting Joseph
174
Marriage of the first Preachers of the Gospel c
176
Temptations of Paul
179
To covet a Woman is Adultery
180
Locality of Hell and Duration of its Torments
182
Of Demons their State and Dwelling
185
Anecdote of Pichler
186
Ethics of Aristotle
190
Does such a Quality as Reason exist?
191
Of the Generation of the World according to Ficinus
192
Of Persons who have sweat Blood
195
Definition of Matter by Newton
199
Chain of Beings
201
Metals defined
202
Of Westminster Bridge
203
The Necessity for Subordination exemplified 204 163 The Heart capable of admitting of coexist ing yet vehement Passions
205
Abbe de Choisy 2J
209
Cardinal du Perron and Cardinal Richelieu
210
Kings of France of Age at 13 Years old an 168 The Dilemma of Protagoras 2ll
212
Salvation of the Gentiles j 170 Trinity of Plato
213
Adventure at Turin
214
Theodore Beza
216
Definition of Space ib 174 Ridiculous Custom 21
217
Of the Miracles
218
Existence of the Attributes of God 2
219
Injustice of Voltaire towards Plato
221
Unhappy End of an Irish Bishop
224
Axiom and Maxim
225
Saying of Bussy
226
Materiality of the Souls of Beasts mentioned in Scripture
227
Louis XVI
228
M6 Chrysippus and Cicero respecting the Souls of Beasts and Idiots
235
Removal of the Obelisks
236
The Marchioness de Merteuil
237
The Jews believed in the Immortality of the Soul and the Resurrection
242
Anecdote
244
Of Politics
245
The Force of Prejudice 049
251
Twenty good Acquaintances are the Change for a Friend 452
252
Prince Alexis Son of Peter I
254
Jocelyn
258
Count deViry seo 200 London
265
The reformed Robber
266
Portrait of Philantos
267
Portrait of Archonte ib 204 Anecdote of Four Piedmontese Grenadiers
269
Curious Adventure attributed to a dead Body
272
A ridiculous Duel
275
Another ridiculous Duel
276
Anecdote of Lord Evelyn Stuart
277

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