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" I have been thinking a great deal of Victor Cherbuliez. Perhaps his novels make up the most disputable part of his work, — they are so much wanting in simplicity, feeling, reality. And yet what knowledge, style, wit, and subtlety — how much thought... "
Amiel's Journal: The Journal Intime of Henri-Frédéric Amiel - Page 216
by Henri Frédéric Amiel - 1896 - 402 pages
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Amiel's Journal: The Journal Intime of Henri-Frédéric Amiel

Henri Frédéric Amiel - 1885 - 487 pages
...and neither is there one who has not bartered conscience for cleverness. The elegance of the whole i> but a mask of immorality. These stories of feeling...much wanting in simplicity, feeling, reality. And yi-i what knowledge, style, wit, and subtlety — how much thought everywhere, and what mastery of...
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Journal: The Journal Intime

Henri Frédéric Amiel - 1887
...precious stones, sparkling with a thousand lights. But the heart gets little from it. The Mephistophelean type of novel leaves one sad. This subtle, refined...thought everywhere, and what mastery of language! He astonishes one ; I cannot but admire him. Cherbuliez's mind is of immense range, clearsighted, keen,...
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Amiel's Journal: The Journal Intime of Henri Frédéric Amiel

Henri Frédéric Amiel - Authors, Swiss - 1889 - 318 pages
...November 1876. — I have just finished a novel of Cherbuliez, Le fiance" de Mademoiselle de St. Mam. It is a jewelled mosaic of precious stones, sparkling...much thought everywhere, and what mastery of language ! He astonishes one ; I cannot but admire him. Cherbuliez's mind is of immense range, clear-sighted,...
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The Dial, Volume 17

Francis Fisher Browne, Scofield Thayer, Waldo Ralph Browne - Books - 1894
...I have been thinking a great deal of Victor Cherbuliez," he says, under date of December 4, 1876. " Perhaps his novels make up the most disputable part...much thought everywhere, and what mastery of language ! He astonishes one ; I cannot but admire him. Cherbuliez's mind is of immense range, clear-sighted,...
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Journal: The Journal Intime, Volume 2

Henri Frédéric Amiel - 1895
...November 1 876. — I have just finished a novel of Cherbuliez, Le fiance de Mademoiselle de St. Mam: It is a jewelled mosaic of precious stones, sparkling...much thought everywhere, and what mastery of language 1 He astonishes one ; I cannot but admire him. Cherbuliez's mind is of immense range, clear-sighted,...
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The Writings of John Burroughs: Literary values and other papers

John Burroughs - Natural history - 1902
..."I have been thinking a great deal of Victor Cherbuliez," he says, under date of December 4, 1876. " Perhaps his novels make up the most disputable part...much thought everywhere, and what mastery of language ! He astonishes one ; I cannot but admire him. Cherbuliez's mind is of immense range, clear-sighted,...
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Literary Values and Other Papers

John Burroughs - Natural history - 1902 - 295 pages
...I have been thinking a great deal of Victor Cherbuliez," he says, under date of December 4, 1876. " Perhaps his novels make up the most disputable part...much thought everywhere, and what mastery of language ! He astonishes one ; I cannot but admire him. Cherbuliez's mind is of immense range, clear-sighted,...
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The Writings of John Burroughs: Literary values and other papers

John Burroughs - 1904
...I have been thinking a great deal of Victor Cherbuliez," he says, under date of December 4, 1876. " Perhaps his novels make up the most disputable part...thought everywhere, and what mastery of language! He astonishes one; I cannot but admire him. Cherbuliez's mind is of immense range, clear-sighted, keen,...
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