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  Luc de Clapiers, marquis de Vauvenargues - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Vauvenargues discusses in his writings his hate of women and his love of young men, which he defends as having nothing against nature, and blames "malicious spirits" for criminalizing his tastes in love.
These efforts were unsuccessful, but Vauvenargues was on the point of securing his appointment through the intervention of Voltaire when an attack of smallpox completed the ruin of his health and rendered diplomatic employment out of the question.
Vauvenargues moved to Paris in 1745, and lived there in the closest retirement, seeing but few friends, of whom Jean-François Marmontel and Voltaire were the chief.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Luc_de_Clapiers,_marquis_de_Vauvenargues   (949 words)

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Vauvenargues was beset throughout the whole of his short life with the sordid and humiliating embarrassments of narrow means.
Vauvenargues was sufficiently free from all taint of the pedagogue or the preacher to have dispelled the sophisms of licence, less by argument than by the gracious attraction of virtue in his own character.
Vauvenargues founded his whole theory of life on the doctrine that the will is not something independent of passions, inclinations, and ideas, but on the contrary is a mere index moved and fixed by them, as the hand of a clock follows the operation of the mechanical forces within.
www.gutenberg.org /dirs/1/6/9/3/16937/16937.txt   (7321 words)

 Vauvenargues   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Twenty minutes outside of Aix, around the side of Mont St.-Victoire, lays the picturesque village of Vauvenargues.
Situated in the valley of the Infernet River (often frequented by painter Paul Cézanne and writer Émile Zola) the 17th Century château of Vauvenargues was purchased by Pablo Picasso.
Picasso spent the last years of his life in Vauvenargues and is buried on the castle grounds.
www.clas.ufl.edu /users/rconley/provence/Vauvenargues.html   (63 words)

 Ted Marcus' Virtual Light Table: Aix-en-Provence - Pictures and Travelogue
Vauvenargues is one of those innumerable pretty but nondescript little villages.
It overlooks the Château de Vauvenargues, a 17th century red brick castle that Pablo Picasso bought in 1958.
While walking back to the car in Vauvenargues, I noticed a rose bush growing next to one of the colorful window shutters that brighten many houses in Provençal villages.
www.tedsimages.com /text/aix.htm   (692 words)

 VAUVENARGUES Luxury Villa - France Luxury Villa Rental - The Villa Book
This property is situated on the picturesque Vauvenargues road, 10 kilometres from Aix en Provence, in a dramatic rocky setting, dominated by Mont Ste Victoire.
The village of Vauvenargues with its chateau, once the home of Picasso, as well as a well stocked grocery shop and boulangerie, is 1 kilometre away.
Built in traditional stone, with blue shutters, the rooms open to a flat lawned garden, with lavender, olive trees, cypress and oleander.
www.thevillabook.com /Detail.aspx?UniqID=483b&BookS=   (244 words)

 Vauvenargues, France
The latter is in fact not visible from the road, and it is worth making a detour to the wall of the reservoir in order to enjoy the impressive view of the bold triangular mountain peak, the Montagne Ste-Victoire.
About 12km/7.5mi east of Aix, above the river which supplies into the reservoir, lies the village of Vauvenargues, known for the abundance of game and wildlife in the surrounding countryside.
The pretty village church dates from the 12th and 16th C., and the Renaissance palace, where Luc de Clapiers, Marquis de Vauvenargues, wrote his famous 18th C. philosophical maxims, was purchased by Picasso in 1958.
www.planetware.com /france/vauvenargues-f-az-v.htm   (219 words)

Situated on the border between the Departments of the Var and the Bouches du Rhône, Vauvenargues covers a vast territory at the foot of the north massif of Mount Sainte-Victoire.
Outside the village, nestled amongst the greenery, the chateau de Vauvenargues appears to watch-over the entrance to the valley.
Flanked by two 14th century round towers with a 16th century surrounding wall, its turbulent history goes back to the Comtes de Provence.
www.provenceweb.fr /e/bouches/vauvenargues/vauvenargues.htm   (179 words)

 Ted Marcus' Virtual Light Table: Un Matin de Printemps à Vauvenargues   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Under the "sweet" light that drew so many artists to Provence, this scene shows no evidence of the 20th century.
Vauvenargues is a little village just outside Aix-en-Provence.
This view, from what passes for the "main street" in town, overlooks the Château de Vauvenargues.
www.tedsimages.com /text/vaview.htm   (108 words)

 The Maxims of François Duc de La Rochefoucauld | MetaFilter
Vauvenargues, whose cynicism was a bit more temperate and humane, in particular provides a nice counterpoint to some of La Rochefoucauld's harsher social disdain.
No one says in the morning: 'The day is soon over, let us await the night.' On the contrary, we think in the evening of what we shall do the next day.
Here's the master author list: You'll find the complete works of Chamfort, La Rochefoucauld, etc. Some items are PDF reprints, such as Sainte-Beuve's anthology of French moralistes (Pascal, La Rochefoucauld, La Bruyère, Vauvenargues: edition of 1875, 758 pp.).
www.metafilter.com /comments.mefi/26708   (811 words)

 Critical Miscellanies, Vol 2 by John Morley
A great many years afterwards Voltaire was surprised in the same way, to find that an officer could write such a book as the _Félicité Publique_ of the Marquis de Chastellux.
To Vauvenargues he replied with many compliments, and pointed out with a good deal of pains the injustice which the young critic had done to the great author of Cinna.
The personal impression was as fascinating as that which had been conveyed by Vauvenargues' letters.
manybooks.net /titles/morleyj1693716937-8.html   (189 words)

 La Belle Etoile, guest houses in Vauvenargues - Aix en Provence, Sainte Victoire mountain, Southern France
La Belle Etoile, guest houses in Vauvenargues - Aix en Provence, Sainte Victoire mountain, Southern France
We are here to welcome you to this beautiful area in the foothills of the Mont Sainte Victoire close to the village of Vauvenargues.
Our home nestles in 22 hectares of beautiful Provence and we offer you a choice of two charming individual family suites.
www.vauvenargues.net /eng.html   (161 words)

 Canadian Jewish News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
A stirring example is a medieval home, Pablo Picasso’s Château Vauvenargues, in an exquisite setting at the base of Mont Saint Victoire in Provence, France.
Of all his chateaux, Vauvenargues was the great one’s favourite, although his wife, Jacqueline, noted that visits there were brief because the ancient structure was bitterly cold, almost impossible to heat adequately.
Nevertheless, Picasso chose the grounds for his final resting place and he was buried there.
www.cjnews.com /viewarticle.asp?id=6436   (358 words)

 Hotels Vauvenargues, Bouches-du-Rhone Provence-Alpes-Côte-d'Azur.
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 WIST - A Collection of Quotations :: V
In order to carry out great enterprises, one must live as if one will never have to die.
The greatest achievement of the human spirit is to live up to one's opportunities, and to make the most of one's resources.
When we feel that we lack whatever is needed to secure someone else's esteem, we are very close to hating him.
www.wist.info /authors/v.html   (996 words)

 Xtreme Visual Basic Talk - api text viewer
I was wondering if anybody could tell me where to find the api text viewer, i have vb 6 enterprise edition.
Thanks thinker, I guess that the reason that i missed it was, because i just put a shortcut on my desktop, and didn't even bother ever having to use the start menu...Problem solved.
I am not sure about that but look at this recent post.
www.xtremevbtalk.com /showthread.php?t=9398   (224 words)

 Vauvenargues Quotes
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Newton, Pascal, Bossuet, Racine, Fénelon -- that is to say, some of the most enlightened men on earth, in the most philosophical of all ages -- have been believers in Jesus Christ; and the great Condé, when dying, repeated these noble words, "Yes, I shall see God as He is, face to face!".
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www.worldofquotes.com /author/Vauvenargues/1   (101 words)

 Find Hotels in Vauvenargues Beginning with the Letter L
Find Hotels in Vauvenargues Beginning with the Letter L
Hotels in Vauvenargues Beginning with the Letter L
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 Vauvenargues Travel - Tips, Guides & Reviews on Travel Library
Vauvenargues Travel - Tips, Guides & Reviews on Travel Library
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 Guardian Unlimited | Columnists | Marquis of Vauvenargues, where out thou?
I am sometimes asked why the Marquis of Vauvenargues crops up so rarely in this column nowadays.
Have you (my interlocutors gently inquire) gone off the old boy?
None I saw, however, included the detail I found some years ago: having picked the wrong direction to ride in, he saw other horsemen coming towards him and shouted: "You're going the wrong way, you fools." I do hope this story is true.
www.guardian.co.uk /Columnists/Column/0,5673,534990,00.html   (944 words)

 Fool.com: Abbott to Acquire Alza (Breakfast News) June 22, 1999
Fool.com: Abbott to Acquire Alza (Breakfast News) June 22, 1999
"The greatest achievement of the human spirit is to live up to one's opportunities and to make the most of one's resources." -- Vauvenargues
Abbott Park, Illinois-based diversified health care company Abbott Laboratories (NYSE: ABT) announced it will acquire Alza Corp. (NYSE: AZA), a Palo Alto, Calif.-based drug maker focused on research, in a stock swap valued at about $7.3 billion, or $53.025 a share.
www.fool.com /news/BreakfastNews/1999/BreakfastNews990622.htm   (493 words)

 Marquis de Vauvenargues Quotes - The Quotations Page
Marquis de Vauvenargues Quotes - The Quotations Page
When a thought is too weak to be expressed simply, it should be rejected.
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 Marquis De Vauvenargues quote - If people did not compliment one another there would be little society. - Quotations ...
Marquis De Vauvenargues quote - If people did not compliment one another there would be little society.
By Vauvenargues, Marquis De The greatest achievement of the human spirit is to live up to one's op >>
Our failings sometimes bind us to one another as closely as could virt >>
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