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  • This was rejected by a majority of the diet, a result which deeply affected Rossi, and induced him to look with favour on the suggestions of Guizot and the duc de Broglie that he should settle in France.
  • But he was known as a humorist, and the public, which had learned to expect jokes from him, rejected this little book almost entirely.
  • His father had given him powers to treat, but afterwards threw him over and rejected the terms of accommodation that he had proposed.
  • 3 The Copernican theory is rejected in name, but retained in substance.
  • Though rejected by the Jesuits, who found peripatetic formulae a faithful weapon against the enemies of the church, Cartesianism was warmly adopted by the Oratory, which saw in Descartes something of St Augustine, by Port Royal, which discovered a connexion between the new system and Jansenism, and by some amongst the Benedictines and the order of Ste Genevieve.
 

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