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Challe refute ici curieusement Descartes en citant les Ecritures, ce qui peut sembler retors pour un libertin. Mais la meme reflexion revient souvent dans le Journal, alors que les references religieuses s'estompent, comme si, ainsi que l'ecrit F.
His title remits us to Gassendi, a priest but also chief of the French philosophic libertins such as Cyrano de Bergerac and also of course to Hobbes in England.
39, 241) occurs in Garasse, who describes the libertin as lacking such a retreat: the libertin becomes his mask (Donville, Le Libertin, 313).
Certaines apparaissent fascinees ou amusees par ce vieux libertin: c'est le cas de Mme de Senanges, vieille galante toujours amatrice de jeunes proies comme Meilcour.
confisque[e] par Hautemare a un ecolier libertin, [livre qui] fit des ravages incroyables dans l'ame de la petite fille" (DL 212-13); ce livre et ceux qui lui succedent, traitant le plus souvent de grands criminels historiques, lui permettent de "penser avec des sentiments si visiblement criminels." (11) Stendhal, a la suite de Laclos, depeint aussi la lecture libre de Lamiel comme activite physique, voire sexuelle: "L'Amiel lut presque tous les livres du maitre de l'ecole avec un grand plaisir ...
Laclos writes the ultimate novel of seduction, in which the process serves the declining aristocratic ideal of self-mastery and Tourvel offers precisely the self-abnegating love that the libertin needs, but everything founders on the impossible, shifting contractual relationship with Merteuil.
Charron's La Sagesse (1601, second, much revised edition, 1604) was a remarkably popular work, constantly in print, as Christian Belin tells us, until 1673, its 'succes fulgurant' due in part to the approbation of that period's libertins erudits who thought they saw in the studious 'theologal de Condom' a discreet ally adept at disguising behind orthodox doctrine a critique of conventional piety and its attendant superstitions.