'Treatise on Gaiety'

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'Treatise on Gaiety'

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[Elizabeth Carter to Catherine Talbot, 4 October 1763:] "Is your Treatise on Gaiety a poem? If it is I believe I know it -- Pray amongst your French studies have you met with a refutation of Rousseau"s Emile? It is in many parts admirably well writ, and with great strength of argument; but the effect is sometimes unhappily weakened by the mixture of popish doctrines. -- Probably you have seen Rousseau"s answer to the Archbishop of Paris"s mandement against Emile. There are sometimes so many right things blended with Rousseau"s very dangerous errors, that I suppose there are few authors whom is it so difficult to answer in a proper way."

Source

A Series of Letters Between Mrs Elizabeth Carter and Miss Catherine Talbot, from the year 1741 to 1770. To which are added, Letters from Mrs Elizabeth Carter to Mrs Vesey, between the years 1763 and 1787

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Notes
Carter refers to Talbot's mention of reading text in her letter of 1 October 1763.

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A Series of Letters Between Mrs Elizabeth Carter and Miss Catherine Talbot, from the year 1741 to 1770. To which are added, Letters from Mrs Elizabeth Carter to Mrs Vesey, between the years 1763 and 1787
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/90087
Accessed on 2020/08/15 19:02:29

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'Treatise on Gaiety'

Reading experience
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Evidence

[Elizabeth Carter to Catherine Talbot, 4 October 1763:] "Is your Treatise on Gaiety a poem? If it is I believe I know it -- Pray amongst your French studies have you met with a refutation of Rousseau"s Emile? It is in many parts admirably well writ, and with great strength of argument; but the effect is sometimes unhappily weakened by the mixture of popish doctrines. -- Probably you have seen Rousseau"s answer to the Archbishop of Paris"s mandement against Emile. There are sometimes so many right things blended with Rousseau"s very dangerous errors, that I suppose there are few authors whom is it so difficult to answer in a proper way."

Source

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Carter refers to Talbot's mention of reading text in her letter of 1 October 1763.

How to cite this record

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A Series of Letters Between Mrs Elizabeth Carter and Miss Catherine Talbot, from the year 1741 to 1770. To which are added, Letters from Mrs Elizabeth Carter to Mrs Vesey, between the years 1763 and 1787
http://eured.univ-lemans.fr/dbworkshop/index.php/Detail/objects/90087
Accessed on 2020/08/15 19:02:29

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