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The articles in this Alphabet of Wit first appeared as uestions on the Encyclopedia then were reprinted as Reason by Alphabet both small pocket volumes After Voltaire's death however these little rapie One of the wittiest men of his age Voltaire knew what he was talking about The text is rich in classical references sharp witty commentary on the society of his time and uestions that are relevant even today There are however opinions that would today be considered inappropriate but when considered in context of his era would make him practically a tree hugger by today's standards

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Voltaire's Alphabet of Wit

R thrusts were paddled with many of his other papers into eight volume Philosophical Dictionary Selecting them for a new pocket volume Paul McPharlin who also edited and illustrated the previous editio I thoroughly enjoyed this book very blunt and honest uick read

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Ns of the book in 1945 46 that time tried to restore the author's original intention adding some words here and there by way of compensation for the many words deleted from the prolix and untidy writin This is a little book only 60 pages but the content is really heavy Heavy deep thinking reuired for each lineThoroughly loved it Will revisit for sure


8 thoughts on “Voltaire's Alphabet of Wit

  1. says:

    Beautiful


  2. says:

    One of the wittiest men of his age Voltaire knew what he was talking about The text is rich in classical references sharp witty commentary on the society of his time and uestions that are relevant even today There are however opinions that would today be considered inappropriate but when considered in context of his era would make him practically a tree hugger by today's standards


  3. says:

    The wit and wisdom of a genius Voltaire


  4. says:

    I thoroughly enjoyed this book very blunt and honest uick read


  5. says:

    This is a little book only 60 pages but the content is really heavy Heavy deep thinking reuired for each lineThoroughly loved it Will revisit for sure


  6. says:

    355


  7. says:

    Reminds one of Michel de Montaigne's essays but breezier and with fang But did Montaigne dare include an entry on testicles? Voltaire no matter the topic comes around to blasting the vile priests


  8. says:

    Just didn't like it


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