ALEXANDRE RODOLPHE VINET
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A Swiss Protestant theologian and historian of literature; born at Ouchy, Vaud, June 17, 1797; died at Clarens, May 4, 1847. He wrote: "A Memoir in Favor of Freedom of Worship" (1826); "History of Preaching in the Reformed Churches of France in the 17th Century" (1860); "Studies on Blaise Pascal" (1848); "Studies on the Literature of France in the 18th Century" (2 vols., 1853); "Moralists of the 16th and 17th Centuries" (1859); "Poets of the Age of Louis XIV". (1861).
By Charles Dudley Warner
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