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  • FIRMIN ABAUZIT (1679-1767), a learned Frenchman, was born of Protestant parents at Uz� in Languedoc. His father died when he was but two years of age; and when, on the revocation of the edict of Nantes in 1685, the authorities took steps to have him educated in the Roman Catholic faith, his mother contrived his escape.
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  • Abauzit at an early age acquired great proficiency in languages, physics and theology.
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  • Sir Isaac corrected in the second edition of his Principia an error pointed out by Abauzit, and, when sending him the Commercium Epistolicum, said, "You are well worthy to judge between Leibnitz and me."
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  • The reputation of Abauzit induced William III.
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  • Abauzit was a man of great learning and of wonderful versatility.
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  • Whatever chanced to be discussed, it used to be said of Abauzit, as of Professor W.
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  • Rousseau, who was jealously sparing of his praises, addressed to him, in his Nouvelle Heloise, a fine panegyric; and when a stranger flatteringly told Voltaire he had come to see a great man, the philosopher asked him if he had seen Abauzit.
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  • Abauzit), and another at London in 1773 (Ouvres diverses de M.
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  • Abauzit).
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  • Information regarding Abauzit will be found in J.
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  • FIRMIN ABAUZIT (1679-1767), a learned Frenchman, was born of Protestant parents at Uz� in Languedoc. His father died when he was but two years of age; and when, on the revocation of the edict of Nantes in 1685, the authorities took steps to have him educated in the Roman Catholic faith, his mother contrived his escape.
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