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(François Marie Arouet) Voltaire
The French philosopher Voltaire, whose first published work was poetry, was born Francois-Marie Arouet on November 21, 1694. One of the towering geniuses in literary and intellecutal history, Voltaire personifies theread more
on his overturn in the way to berlin
A brupt and slippery was the road,
The mud and snow their gifts bestow'd!
The Devil, who in mischief deals,
Has broke the axle of my wheels;5
The wheel that Fortune loves to ride,
I us'd with pertness to deride;
But I have alter'd my opinion,
And wish to be that Lady's minion.
To her , the object of my choice,
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