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Voltaire: A Sketch of his Life and Works

By J. M. (Joseph Mazzini) Wheeler, G. W. (George William) Foote
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  • VOLTAIRE: A SKETCH OF HIS LIFE AND WORKS
  • CONTENTS
  • INTRODUCTION
  • PREFACE
  • EARLY LIFE
  • HEGIRA TO ENGLAND
  • EXAMPLES FROM ENGLAND
  • AT CIREY
  • “CANDIDE”
  • THE ENCYCLOPÆDIA
  • LAST DAYS
  • HIS CHARACTER AND SERVICES
  • TRIBUTES TO VOLTAIRE
  • SELECTIONS FROM VOLTAIRE’S WORKS
  • History
  • Wars
  • Politics
  • The Population Question
  • Nature’s Way
  • Prayer
  • Doubt and Speculation
  • Dr. Pangloss and the Dervish
  • Motives for Conduct
  • Self-Love
  • Go From Your Village
  • Religious Prejudices
  • Sacred History
  • Dupe And Rogue
  • “Delenda Est Carthago”
  • Jesus and Mohammed
  • How Faiths Spread
  • Superstition
  • The Bible
  • Transubstantiation
  • Dreams and Ghosts
  • Mortifying the Flesh
  • Heaven
  • Magic
  • DETACHED THOUGHTS
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