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Gifts of virtue for the year 1786 proposes morally sound stories for adolescents. In its fifth annual edition, the book aims to please both children and parents alike, through compelling tales of moral fortitude. In the preface, the editor expresses…

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Meusnier de Querlon’s Innocent Impostures, or M***’s opuscules begins with a preface by Mlle de Gourani regarding Montagne’s Essays that sets the tone for the novel: “It is not the candid and speculative discourses on love that are dangerous; it is…

Dites donc s’il vous plait, an etching by Nicolas Delaunay modeled after an original painting by Jean-Honoré Fragonard, depicts a motherly figure instructing children. In a scene representing the instruction of young people, notably absent are books…
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