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[ noun ] (philosophy,writing) French philosopher and writer born in Switzerland; believed that the natural goodness of man was warped by society; ideas influenced the French Revolution (1712-1778)

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(Guy Endore, Voltaire! Voltaire!...)

Rousseau is so persuasive that Voltaire is almost convinced that he should burn his books , too .

Immediately after dinner , however , Rousseau asks for still another favor .

Such was the impromptu that Voltaire gave to howls of laughter at Sans_Souci and that was soon circulated in manuscript throughout the literary circles of Europe , to be printed sometime later , but with the name of Timon_of_Athens , the famous misanthrope , substituted for that of Rousseau .

How , for_example , could a Voltaire understand the strange predicament in which a Rousseau would find himself when , soon after the furor of his first Discourse , he acquired still another title to fame ?

Ever since he had first begun to study music and to teach it , Rousseau had dreamed of piercing through to fame as the result of a successful opera .

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[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 3732
[ noun ] (fine art) French primitive painter (1844-1910)

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