The English Cyclopaedia (Classic Reprint)

The English Cyclopaedia (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The English Cyclopaedia Thomas, antoine le'onard, was born at Clermont in Auvergne, on the 1st of October 1732. His father, it has been gene rally believed, died while Thomas was an infant, leaving a widow with three sons and a daughter. The eldest son, Joseph Thomas, who embraced the clerical profession, died in 1741: he composed a dramatic piece, entitled Le Plaisir, ' which was acted with success in 1740. The second, Jean Thomas, died in 1755, professor in the college of Beauvais: he published some Latin verses, and introduced into his college. An improved method of teaching Latin. It appears therefore that the taste for literature was common to the whole family. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 524 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 27mm | 694g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • , black & white illustrations
  • 0243298986
  • 9780243298983