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Chapter V (Of the Passions and the Affections of the Soul), p. 60 - Pensées, Essais, Maximes et Correspondance de J. Joubert
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Chapter V (Of the Passions and the Affections of the Soul), p. 65 - Pensées, Essais, Maximes et Correspondance de J. Joubert
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Chapter V (Of the Passions and the Affections of the Soul), p. 68 - Pensées, Essais, Maximes et Correspondance de J. Joubert
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Chapter XII (Of Goverments and Constitutions; Of Liberty, Of Justice and the Laws; Of Public and Private Morals, Of the Character of Nations), p. 108 - Pensées, Essais, Maximes et Correspondance de J. Joubert
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Chapter XIII (Of Antiquity; of the Age), p. 118 - Pensées, Essais, Maximes et Correspondance de J. Joubert
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Chapter XIII (Of Antiquity; of the Age), p. 120 - Pensées, Essais, Maximes et Correspondance de J. Joubert
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Chapter XV (Of the Qualities of the Writer, and of Literary Compositions), p. 139 - Pensées, Essais, Maximes et Correspondance de J. Joubert
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Chapter XX (Poetry), p. 182 - Pensées, Essais, Maximes et Correspondance de J. Joubert


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Born: May 7, 1754

Died: May 4, 1824 (aged 69)

Nationality: French

Occupation: Writer

Bio: Joseph Joubert was a French moralist and essayist, remembered today largely for his Pensées, which was published posthumously.

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