Life and Letters of H. Taine: 1853-1870 (Classic Reprint) by H. TaineLife and Letters of H. Taine: 1853-1870 (Classic Reprint) by H. Taine

Life and Letters of H. Taine: 1853-1870 (Classic Reprint)

byH. Taine

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Hippolyte taine, having successfully defended his Thesis, spent a short holiday in the Ardennes on the occasion of his elder sister's marriage,1 and returned to Paris to resume his laborious career. He supported himself by means of a few private lessons and Spent much of his time in public libraries, collecting material for the Essay on titus'livius, to which he gave up his summer holidays.

A letter written to his mother on September 4, 1853, runs thus: My work is getting on more quickly than when you were here, but still with some difficulty. I give up my whole day to it, just running out to my meals and now and then to look up Suckau 2 or Planat.3 There is nothing new here - a dead calm the only events in my life are the passing from page 120 to page 121, or from Scipio to Paulus Emilius.

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Title:Life and Letters of H. Taine: 1853-1870 (Classic Reprint)Format:PaperbackDimensions:346 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.72 inPublished:January 16, 2019Publisher:1KG LimitedLanguage:English

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