Rapin sentence example

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  • When three years old he read eagerly such works as Rapin's History and began the study of Latin.
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  • The revocation of the Edict of Nantes in 1685, and the death of his father led him to come to England; but, unable to find employment there, he crossed to Holland and enlisted in the company of French volunteers at Utrecht commanded by Daniel de Rapin, his cousin-german.
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  • Rapin was also the author of a Dissertation sur les Whigs et les Torys (1717).
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  • Rapin's history of England was almost the only one available in France in the first half of the 18th century.
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  • It included, besides Hearne's Ductor historicus and the successive volumes of the Universal History, which was then in course of publication, Littlebury's Herodotus, Spelman's Xenophon, Gordon's Tacitus, an anonymous translation of Procopius; "many crude lumps of Speed, Rapin, Mezeray, Davila, Machiavel, Father Paul, Bower, &c., were hastily gulped.
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