treatise on the influence of the passions, upon the happiness of individuals and of nations

illustrated by striking references to the principal events and characters that have distinguished the French revolution
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Statementfrom the French ofthe baroness Stafl de Holstein ; to which is prefixed a sketch of her life, by the translator.
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From the French of the Baroness Stael de Holstein.

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To which is prefixed a sketch of her life, by the translator degree the passions may be incited or repressed, without endangering the public happiness. But before I proceed further, it may perhaps be expected that I attempt a definition of hap­ piness.

Happiness, then, such as we aspire after, is there-union of all the contraries. For individuals, it is hope without fear, activity   A treatise on the influence of the passions, upon the happiness of individuals and of nations: illustrated by striking references to the French Revolution Authors: Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for a Treatise on The Influence of The Passi ISBN Isbn at the best online prices at  › eBay › Books › Nonfiction.

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