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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1906 edition. Excerpt: ... EK BEAUMARCHAIS: THE PLAYWRIGHT Some men do great things incidentally and unintentionally. Pierre Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais bothered his clever ...more
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Published 2009 by Cornell University Library (first published 1906)
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Evelyn Beatrice Hall , who wrote under the pseudonym S.G. Tallentyre, was an English writer best known for her biography of Voltaire, The Life of Voltaire and a second volume The Friends of Voltaire, which she completed in 1906.

Hall created the phrase: "I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it," (which is often misattributed to Voltaire himself), as an ill
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