The Life and Work of Le Grand D’aussy

  • Geoffrey Wilson
Part of the Archives Internationales D’Histoire Des Idees/International Archives of the History of Ideas book series (ARCH, volume 83)


Pierre-Charles Lévesque sets the tone for his “Notice historique sur Legrand d’Aussy” with the following remark:

C’est dans la médiocrité, souvent même dans l’indigence, qu’ont pris naissance la plupart des hommes qui se sont distingués dans les sciences, dans les lettres et dans les arts.1


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© Martinus Nijhoff, The Hague, Netherlands 1975

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