She flung herself into Lamennais's cause and wrote many unpaid articles in his organ, Le Monde, but they finally split on the questions of labour and of women's rights, and she complained that Lamennais first dragged her forwards and then abused her for going too fast.
The World was consigned to his desk; and although doctrines in all essential respects the same constitute the physical portion of his Principia, it was not till after the death of Descartes that fragments of the work, including Le Monde, or a treatise on light, and the physiological tracts L'Momme and La Formation du foetus, were given to the world by his admirer Claude Clerselier (1614-1684) in 1664.
Du Plessis de Grendan, Giographie agricole de la France et du monde (Paris, 1903); F.
" Abuserois-je de la liberte de conjectures si je disois, que les Plantes et les Animaux qui existentujourd'hui sont parvenus par une sorte d'evolution naturelle des Etres organises qui peuplaient ce premier Monde, sorti immediatement des Mains du Createur ?
Its l'etoient autant que ce premier Monde differoit de celui que nous habitons.